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Canadian Reiner Cody Sapergia Secures Spot in Individual Reining Final at WEG

Equine Canada Communications — Cody Sapergia and Nu Chexomatic (Nu Chex to Cash x Tejons Peppy Doc) a seven year-old Quarter horse stallion owned by Tina Künstner-Mantl and Jac Point Quaters, had a second chance to earn their ticket to the Final at the second individual qualifying competition along with 22 other reining horse-rider combinations, […]
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Canadian Endurance Team Races Through the Trenches

One hundred and sixty-five horse-and-rider combinations, representing 42 nations, set off on the five-loop, 160 km endurance race across the coast of Sartilly, FRA on August 28. With unfavourable weather conditions the trails turned to mud trenches sinking a foot deep causing issues on course. Canadians took on the race with a strategic plan and […]
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Lauren Barwick Finishes Third in Team Test at WEG

Canada’s Lauren Barwick earned a top three finish in her Team Test during the second day of para-dressage competition Tuesday, August 26, at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games 2014 in Normandy, FRA. Riding Equine Canada’s 13-year-old Oldenburg mare, Off to Paris, in the Grade II Team Test, Barwick of Aldergrove, BC, finished in third […]
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Canadian Reining Team Takes Ninth at WEG

The Canadian Reining Team stepped up to the plate, placing ninth overall at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games 2014 in Normandy, FRA after earning a combined score of 642 points in the Team competition on August 26. As a result of their fantastic runs, all four riders placed in the top 35, qualifying them […]
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Belinda Trussell Chosen as CET Flag Bearer for WEG Opening Ceremonies

Canadian Olympian Belinda Trussell of Stouffville, ON has been chosen as the flag bearer for the Canadian Equestrian Team (CET) at the Opening Ceremonies for the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games 2014, which are being held in Normandy, FRA, from August 23 to September 7. “This is a huge honour, and I am so excited […]
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Two More Horses Confirmed Positive for EEE

Two more euthanized horses have tested positive for Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) in Ontario – one in Lanark County and the other in Frontenac County. There have been two suspected cases in Frontenac County which have been euthanized. If you suspect EEE, contact your local veterinarian.
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Western Trail Riding and Tourism Certification Program Postponed

Upon evaluation of the successful inaugural Trail Riding and Tourism Program pilot held in eastern Canada this summer, Equine Canada is temporarily postponing the second event to integrate insights gained by conducting the first pilot and will re-launch the program in western Canada shortly. We thank those who expressed their interest in the Alberta event […]
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Trail Riding and Tourism Certification Program Headed West

Fresh off the heels of the highly successful pilot launch delivered in Eastern Canada at the Broadleaf Guest Ranch, Equine Canada is thrilled to be able to announce another joint venture, this time in Canada’s west, with Holiday on Horseback who will host the next Trail riding and Tourism Certification program pilot evaluation. For 52 […]
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Canadian Jumpers Finish Strong in NAJYRC Final

Calgary native, Katelyn Cooper and her nine-year-old Holsteiner gelding, Casino Royale (Cassini II x Coriander) added only a foot in the water and two time faults in her Final round at the Championships, which moved the pair up two places to finish in 18th place individually. In her first Young Riders Final round, Carlie Fairty […]
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Canadian Eventers Medal at NAJYRC

Winning the gold medal in the CH-Y** Division was David Ziegler of Beiseker, AB riding Critical Decision (Consul x Two a Day), his 18-year-old Oldenburg gelding. With a 13.9 lead heading in to jumping, Ziegler added only three rails, for 12 faults, to his dressage score to complete the three days with a final score […]