Hugh Graham Takes Fifth in the Zoetis $1 Million

Nayel Nassar of Stanford, California proved that a 3,000-mile trip across the U.S. was well worth the effort when he rode Lordan to a hard-fought victory in the fourth-annual Zoetis $1 Million Grand Prix at HITS Saugerties, taking home $350,000. Nassar, who rides for Egypt, and the nine-year-old Hanoverian gelding he piloted to the coveted […]

John Pearce Wins $50,000 HITS Grand Prix

On the heels of a win in Friday’s $25,000 SmartPak Grand Prix with Son of a Gun, John Pearce of Bermuda Dunes, California jumped his way to another blue on Sunday in the $50,000 HITS Grand Prix, presented, by Zoetis, this time aboard Forest View Farm’s Chianto. Celebration, however, soon turned to focus as all […]

Jordan MacPherson Claims $35,000 CSI2* RAM Equestrian Grand Prix

It was a case of the student beating the teacher as Jordan MacPherson of Toronto, ON, beat out Ian Millar to win the $35,000 CSI2* Ram Equestrian Grand Prix held August 3 during the CSI2* Summer Festival at the Caledon Equestrian Park in Palgrave, ON. The Caledon Equestrian Park will host the equestrian events for […]

John Pearce Finishes Second in AIG Thermal $1 Million Grand Prix

Canadian Olympian John Pearce finished second in the inaugural AIG Thermal $1 Million Grand Prix, presented by Lamborghini Newport Beach, to close out the seven-week HITS Desert Circuit in Thermal, CA, on Sunday, March 17. Following 32 attempts out of 40 starters, Pearce, who currently resides in Bermuda Dunes, California, was the first to navigate […]

Three-member Canadian Olympic Team for Show Jumping Finishes Fifth

With all three scores counting, the Canadian Olympic Team for Show Jumping persevered to finish fifth in the team competition on Monday, August 6, at the 2012 London Olympic Games. Despite the disqualification of Tiffany Foster of Schomberg, ON, just prior to the start of the first round of team competition on Sunday, her teammates […]

Olympic Show Jumping: Team Final

There were ecstatic scenes in Greenwich Park this afternoon when Great Britain ended a 60-year drought to claim Jumping team gold for only the second time in the history of the Olympic Games. They had to battle all the way, and it came down to a two-way jump-off against The Netherlands, but Nick Skelton, Peter […]

Canadian Olympic Team for Show Jumping in Sixth Position

Despite the disqualification of Tiffany Foster, the Canadian Olympic Team for Show Jumping is currently ranked in sixth position following competition on Sunday, August 5, at the London Olympic Games. Canada will compete in the team final at the Olympic equestrian venue of Greenwich Park on Monday, August 6. With Foster’s disqualification on Sunday under […]

Eric Lamaze Leads Canadian Olympic Team for Jumping

Defending Olympic Champion Eric Lamaze of Schomberg, ON, is currently tied for first place in the individual rankings following the opening day of show jumping competition at the 2012 London Olympic Games. Lamaze, 44, was one of 32 riders to jump clear in the first individual and team qualifying event held Saturday, August 4.  Lamaze, […]

Equestrian Nominees Riding off to London

Today, 19 riders and their equine partners were welcomed into the elite ranks of the Canadian Olympic Team as Equine Canada nominated the athletes who would represent Canada in the sports of Dressage, Eventing and Jumping in London this summer. “I am extremely excited to have been chosen to represent Canada at my 10th Olympic […]

Canadian Olympic Team Nominations

Equine Canada is pleased to announce the names of the rider/horse combinations who will be nominated to the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) for review and naming to the 2012 Canadian Olympic Team for the sports of Dressage, Eventing and Jumping. The riders and horses nominated have successfully completed the team selection process of their respective […]