Amie O'Shaughnessy

Amie O’Shaughnessy Named Equine Canada High Performance Director

Equine Canada (EC) is pleased to announce Amie O’Shaughnessy has been selected as the successful candidate for the new position of EC High Performance Director, effective March 30, 2015. O’Shaughnessy is an ideal fit for the role, having accumulated 14 years of experience managing and directing EC programs within five disciplines, including her most recent […]

Lauren Barwick Wins “Top Foreign Rider” Award at Hartpury

Canadian Para-Equestrian athletes enjoyed success on the first stop of their European tour at the Hartpury Festival of Dressage CPEDI3* held July 3 – 5, 2013 in Gloucester, England. Three-time Canadian Paralympian, Lauren Barwick of Aldergrove, BC secured the “Top Foreign Rider” award at Hartpury for her achievements with Equine Canada’s nine-year-old Oldenburg mare, Off […]

Update from Equine Canada’s Task Force on FEI Limb Sensitivity Protocol

Equine Canada’s Limb Sensitivity Protocol Task Force provides the following as an interim update to both Equine Canada’s membership, as well as the Canadian equestrian community. The Task Force has held two meetings to discuss the current Protocol, its practical application and how it can be improved while not compromising the welfare of the horse […]

Para-Equestrian Canada 2013 Election Results

Para-Equestrian Canada is pleased to announce the 2013 election results for positions on the Canadian Para-Equestrian Committee (CPEC). Victoria Andrew of Ottawa, ON, Elizabeth Quigg of Stouffville, ON, and Sharon Buffitt of Pointe Claire, QC have been elected to the CPEC for a two-year term beginning in February 2013. Andrew was one of Canada’s first […]

Canadian Paralympic Equestrian Team Prepared to Compete

The Canadian Paralympic Equestrian Team, comprised of Lauren Barwick, Eleonore Elstone, Ashley Gowanlock and Jody Schloss, is ready to begin competition on August 30 at the 2012 London Paralympic Games following the mandatory horse inspection at the equestrian venue of Greenwich Park. All four horses on the Team were presented and immediately accepted by the […]