Mike Gallagher

Equine Canada Seeks New Chief Executive Officer

Equine Canada is the leading national sport and equine organization in the country. It fulfills a broad range of governance, advocacy and development functions, all of which focus, in one way or another, on the horse and draw on the enthusiasm it arouses. As a result of its efforts, Equine Canada is recognized by Sport […]

EC Gravely Concerned over Potential Changes to Olympic Qualifications

Equine Canada has sent a strong message to the Pan American Equestrian Confederation stating the federation is firmly against a proposal to change the number of countries able to qualify for the Olympics through the Pan American Games from two countries to one county in the disciplines of Eventing and Dressage. “We were horrified to […]

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 […]

Bromont to Present 2018 WEG Bid to FEI Evaluation Commission

The Canadian bid team hoping to host the FEI World Equestrian Games™ in 2018, will present to the FEI Evaluation Commission next month as part of the bid process prior to a final decision on the host city in June. Canada has nominated Bromont, which staged the equestrian events for the 1976 Olympic Games, as […]

Equine Canada Releases One Vision – New Strategic Plan to 2018

Canada’s national equestrian federation has released One Vision – Equine Canada’s Strategic Plan to 2018. The most comprehensive plan in the federation’s history comes after months of national stakeholder consultations with people from all walks of life, and in all parts of Canada, involved with the equine industry and equestrian sport community. “One Vision is […]

Equine Canada Bylaws to be Reconsidered

Members of Equine Canada (EC) from across Canada recently had an opportunity to vote on draft revisions to the national sports federation’s Bylaws. Although a general meeting to accommodate in-person voting on the Bylaws during the Canadian Interprovincial Championships in Bromont, Quebec on September 22, saw the revisions accepted almost unanimously, an advanced on-line voting […]

Equine Canada Creates Task Force on FEI Hypersensitivity Protocol

Equine Canada (EC) today announced it has requested its Sport Council to strike a Hypersensitivity Protocol Task Force. The objective of the Task Force will be to review the International Equestrian Federation’s Protocol for Thermography and Clinical Examination (Hypersensitivity of legs) to ascertain, from the perspective of Canada’s equestrian sport community, if the protocol and […]