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FEI World Endurance Championships 2016 set to start

A record 46 nations (including Canada, represented by Yvette Vinton and Kataki) will contest the Longines FEI World Endurance Championships 2016 this Saturday (17 September), with the world’s top Endurance athletes already on-site at Slovakia’s state-of-the-art Šamorín Equestrian Centre, brain-child of Slovakian businessman Mario Hoffmann. A total of 136 horse/rider combinations will head out on […]

Triple Silver for Canada at the NAETC

Canadian endurance athletes captured a total of three medals at the 2015 North American Endurance Team Challenge (NAETC), held August 21, 2015 at Cayuse Creek Ranch in Millbrook, ON. Canada fielded five teams for the 2015 NAETC, which is an FEI sanctioned endurance competition held bi-annually, and attracting competitors from Canada, Mexico and the United […]

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 […]

Canadian Endurance Team Cleared to Race at WEG

The Canadian Endurance Team has passed their veterinary inspection at the 2014 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ in Normandy, FRA. All four riders will take on the 160km endurance race across the coast of France by the historical Bay of Mont Saint Michele in Sartilly August 28. Representing Canada are: • Kathy Irvine, Elite Endurance […]

Endurance Canada Names WEG Canadian Endurance Team

Endurance Canada has announced the team for the Endurance Championship at the 2014 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ in Normandy. The team in alphabetical order rider / home town / horse Kathy Irvine / Blackfoot, AB / Nightwinds Savannah, 16-year Canadian Arabian mare owned by the rider Jessica Manness / Dugald, MB / Greater Glide, 13-year-old […]

Yvette Vinton Competes at the FEI World Endurance Championships

Canadian Yvette Vinton (who currently resides near Ocala, FL) rode for Canada at the Longines FEI World Endurance Championships, held in Euston Park, GBR on August 25th. Despite facing the challenge of torrential downpours, lightning, and thunder, Vinton completed the 160km race in 68th position. Riding Quiwi de Breventec, an eight-year-old Arabian cross mare Vinton […]