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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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
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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. …

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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 …

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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 …