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Equestrian Canada would like to remind members that today, October 9, 2019, is the final day to comment on 2020 Rule Change Proposals.

Last Chance to Comment on EC 2020 Rule Change Proposals

Please note that the comment period on Equestrian Canada (EC) 2020 Rule Change Proposals closes today (Oct. 9, 2019), so be sure to review the proposals at www.equestrian.ca/programs-services/rules and send your feedback via the Proposed Rules Online

The Saskatchewan Horse Federation Hall of Fame has been established to recognize people and horses who have made unique contributions to sport.

Saskatchewan Horse Federation Hall of Fame Launches

The Saskatchewan Horse Federation Hall of Fame has established to honour and celebrate Saskatchewan residents and horses who significantly contributed to the growth and awareness of the role horses played in the province’s culture, agriculture, ind

Ian Millar of Perth, ON, holds the record in the Canadian Show Jumping Championship, now generously sponsored by Henry Equestrian Insurance Brokers, with an incredible 12 victories throughout his storied career at the Royal Horse Show in Toronto, ON. Photo by Ben Radvanyi Photography

Henry Equestrian to Sponsor Canadian Show Jumping Championships

Henry Equestrian Insurance Brokers Ltd., a full-service Ontario-based brokerage, has joined the Royal Horse Show as title sponsor of the $125,000 Canadian Show Jumping Championships during opening weekend of the annual Royal Agricultural Winter Fair.

The 2019 Equestrian Canada Convention will take place Nov. 1-3, 2019 at the iconic Royal Agricultural Winter Fair.

The ‘Royal’ Equestrian Canada Convention Line Up

Where can you get the rare opportunity to learn from the likes of Christilot Boylen, Jessica Phoenix, Selena O’Hanlon, Erynn Ballard and Tina Irwin all in one weekend? Why, the 2019 Equestrian Canada Convention, of course! Set for Nov. 1-3, 2019 at

A pony has been diagnosed with Equine Infectious Anemia in Thorhild County, in Alberta. Biosecurity measures have been put in place on the premises.

Case of Equine Infectious Anemia Reported in Alberta

On Sept. 27, 2019, a positive Equine Infectious Anemia (EIA) result was confirmed by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency’s national reference laboratory for a pony located on a premises in Thorhild County in the province of Alberta. The pony had be

Spruce Meadows Leg Up Foundation raised over $100,000 at its inaugural fundraising event, the Masterpieces

Spruce Meadows Leg Up Foundation Raises Over $100,000

On Friday, September 6, 2019, the Spruce Meadows Leg Up Foundation held its inaugural fundraising event, the Masterpieces at the ‘Masters’ live auction which raised over $100,000. The event centered around paintings which were created by eight ta

Equestrian Canada Seeks Eventing Committee Members

Equestrian Canada (EC) would like to invite interested individuals to apply for open positions on the Eventing Committee starting in 2020. The Eventing Committee, an operational committee of EC, is responsible for providing strategic guidance and cou

An unvaccinated mare in Ontario is recovering after a diagnosis of West Nile virus.

One Case of West Nile Virus Has Been Reported in Ontario

The Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs has confirmed one case of West Nile virus in Waterloo County, Ontario. The Equine Disease Communication Center reports that one mare showed clinical signs, including ataxia, on August 28, 20

The Canadian Horse Wellness Expo is held each November during Farmfair International and features topics for horse owners, breeders and professionals.

Horse Industry Association of Alberta Canadian Horse Wellness Expo

The Canadian Horse Wellness Expo is held each November during Farmfair International, and features a number of speakers on a wide range of topics of interest to horse owners, breeders and professionals The Helmet of the Future! – Back on Track

Input Needed on New Canadian Equine Identification Program

The goal of Equestrian Canada’s new Canadian Equine Identification Program (CEIP) is to create an equine identification system that will act as the first step in the development of a future full-scale equine traceability system. Read the CEIP P