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Emergency Support for Fort McMurray Equestrian Community

In light of the wildfires in Fort McMurray, AB, Equine Canada (EC) would like to share the following update from the Alberta Equestrian Federation (AEF) with the Canadian equestrian community: The Alberta Equestrian Federation (AEF) greatly appreciates the outpour of support of the Alberta equine community and have been assembling a growing list of individuals […]
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Giddy-Up for Horse Day on June 4th

Equine Canada (EC) is pleased to inform the Canadian equestrian community that Horse Day 2016 is taking place June 4, 2016. This year will mark the eighth anniversary of Horse Day, which was created to raise public awareness and promote the beloved horse. Across the country, events and celebrations will take place on June 4 […]
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Education and Development at EC Convention

Equine Canada is thrilled to announce an exciting line-up of top quality educational and development opportunities for equestrians, taking place at the 2016 EC Annual Convention in Montreal, QC from April 20-24. The 2016 EC Annual Convention will host a wide range of coaching workshops and officials clinics, open not only to current and aspiring […]
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EC National Award Nominations

The time has come to celebrate the impressive achievements of outstanding people, horses and organizations within Canada’s equestrian industry. Nominations will be accepted starting March 7, 2016 for the following Equine Canada National Awards: Junior Equestrian of the Year Horse of the Year Canadian Breeder of the Year Lifetime Achievement Award Builder of the Year […]
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What’s in Store at the EC Convention?

The preliminary agenda is now available for the 2016 Equine Canada Annual Convention, taking place April 20-24, 2016 at the beautiful Le Centre Sheraton Montreal Hotel in Montreal, QC. As you will see in the attached agenda, the 2016 EC Annual Convention will host a full line-up of elite speakers and presenters, innovation sessions led […]
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Dressage Canada Announces 2016 Bursary Recipients

Dressage Canada (DC) has announced the athletes who have been named recipients of the DC Bursary for 2016. Supported by the DC Levy Fund, the Bursary Program recognizes the difficulty athletes face as they strive to continue their dressage education. The program was developed to encourage athletes to accomplish their goals in the sport of […]
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In Memoriam: David Esworthy

Judge, steward, clinician, and former president and chairman of the Canadian Equestrian Federation (now Equine Canada) David Esworthy passed away on Dec. 19 at the age of 86. A true horseman, Esworthy, who resided in Langley, BC, fed his passion for horses for nearly eight decades. Riding, training, judging – he did it all and […]
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In Memoriam: Doug Leatherdale (1936 – 2015)

Deepest sympathies are expressed to the friends and family of the late Doug Leatherdale, who passed away peacefully on his 79th birthday, Dec. 6, surrounded by loved ones. He was an integral part of the Canadian dressage scene, well-respected as both a breeder of high quality horses, and as an owner of numerous grand prix […]