The 2014 Equine Canada Annual Convention is set for Feb. 5-9 in Winnipeg, MB. Members of the equestrian community from across Canada are invited to participate in this national convention, which is tailored to address the unique needs of participants involved in equestrian sport, recreation, and industry.

If you are an active volunteer, a coach or athlete, or work with horses and horse people in any way, this event should not to be missed.

On-line registrations will open in early January 2014

The convention will feature industry specific meetings, professional development and strategic sessions, clinics, key note addresses, guest speakers, and a fun-filled Saturday night social. It will also host the EC Annual General Meeting, featuring a year-in-review of the people, work, and events that have supported Canada’s equestrian community in 2013.

The convention will also play host to the 2014 Equine Canada Awards Gala. This year the gala boasts an evening of delicious cuisine and delightful entertainment. Join us as we recognize and celebrate the successes of past year.

Awards presented at the gala include:
• Breed Sport Canada Awards
• EC/NCCP Coaching Awards
• Health and Welfare Awards

Equine Canada National Awards to be presented include:
• Canadian Breeder of the Year
• Canadian-bred Horse of the Year
• Equestrian of the Year-The George Jacobson Trophy
• The Hickstead Trophy
• Junior Equestrian of the Year-The Gillian Wilson Trophy
• Lifetime Achievement
• Media Award-The Susan Jane Anstey Trophy
• Volunteer of the Year

To review the event schedule for the 2014 Equine Canada Annual Convention, please visit: Further details will be posted as speakers and sessions are confirmed, so please check our event page often!

Reservations are now open for the host hotel, Radisson Hotel Winnipeg, located in the heart of downtown, only blocks from the Winnipeg Convention Centre, MTS Centre, and many other attractions. A preferred room rate will be available until Jan. 22, 2014. Simply mention that you are with the “Equine Canada” group when making your reservation to receive our special convention rate. For reservation information and to book your room, visit, or or call 1-888-332-2623.