Royal Agricultural Winter Fair

American Katie Dinan Takes the $50,000 Weston Canadian Open

The phrase “We have a jump off!” is commonly heard around the horse show ring, but it’s rarely, if ever, heard following a speed class at a four-star international event. Tonight the ‘one-in-a-million’ happened. Veteran American rider Laura Kraut (Middleburg, VA) put in an incredible round in what, under normal circumstances would have been the […]

Diane Creech Wins the $20,000 Royal Invitational Dressage Cup

Diane Creech of Caistor Centre, ON won the $20,000 Royal Invitational Dressage Cup at the Royal Horse Show tonight, dominating the Freestyle to Music with an outstanding score of 75.417 percent with partner Devon L. From the moment the pair stepped into the ring, it was clear they would be the ones to beat. “Diane’s […]

The Ziegler Family Named Jump Canada Owner of the Year

Jump Canada has named the Ziegler family of Artisan Farms its Owner of the Year for 2013. It is the second time that Jump Canada has bestowed the honour on the Ziegler family, who were also the recipients in 2011. Carlene and Andy Ziegler’s interest in show jumping first began when their daughter, Caitlin, started […]

McLain Ward Takes the $100,000 Hickstead FEI World Cup™ Grand Prix

In a masterful display of horsemanship, America’s McLain Ward (Brewster, NY) and Rothchild blazed a path to victory tonight in the Ricoh Coliseum, taking top honours in the $100,000 Hickstead FEI World Cup™ Grand Prix presented by GroupBy for the fifth time in his career. “The Hickstead class” as it is now known, was renamed […]

David Marcus Wins $20,000 Royal Invitational Dressage Cup Grand Prix

David Marcus of Campbellville, ON came out on top of the first phase of the $20,0000 Royal Invitational Dressage Cup on Nov. 6 at the Royal Horse Show in Toronto, ON. The Royal Invitational Dressage Cup is a gold-level Equine Canada dressage competition held annually at the Royal Horse Show. Each year the top four […]

Alexandra Perry Takes Jump Canada Medal

Alexandra Perry of Vancouver, BC obtained a hard-fought win on Nov. 5 in the 2013 Jump Canada Medal Final at the CSI4*-W Royal Horse Show in Toronto, ON. After smoothly completing the initial over fences phase, which featured 11 obstacles set at the height of 1.10m, and included multiple broken lines, tricky angles, and both […]

World Class Show Jumping Takes Centre Stage at the Royal

Twenty-four of the world’s best riders along with their 56 horses are set to begin a week of top show jumping when the international division officially opens tonight at the prestigious CSI4*-W Royal Horse Show, Toronto. Between now and Saturday, November 9th, these select riders will have the opportunity to compete in ten matinee and […]

The Royal Opens Today!

The 91st Royal Agricultural Winter Fair opens November 1st, and with it, the prestigious CSI4*-W Royal Horse Show. Opening weekend in the Royal Horse Show boasts a spectacular lineup of family entertainment and first-rate competition, as well as a very special tribute “A Salute to Those Who Serve” during Friday night’s official opening ceremony. “We […]

Jump Canada Hall of Fame Induction at the Royal

The Jump Canada Hall of Fame and the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair have teamed up to present a very special evening, presented by BMO Financial Group, celebrating the first eight years of the Hall of Fame. Events are planned in concert with the deciding round of the Canadian Show Jumping Championship on Saturday, November 2, […]

91 Reasons to Love The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair

The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair (The Royal) returns to Toronto from November 1-10 in the Ricoh Coliseum and Direct Energy Centre at Exhibition Place. Visitors who flock to the annual fair next month will enjoy innovative new programs – as well as everything that “loyal Royals” have come to love and expect from the world’s […]