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Equestrian Canada Snapshot: Some Eye-Catching Developments

As a passionate fan and supporter of equestrian sport and a former Equestrian Canada board member, I like to keep on top of what’s happening at head office. I’m also a strong believer that the community, particularly those who pay fees to EC, should be informed so following is a brief recap of highlights from EC’s Board of Directors meeting held December 9, 2019 that caught my eye.

FEI General Assembly in Moscow, Russia

EC President Megan Krueger and interim CEO Yves Hamelin travelled to Moscow to attend the FEI General Assembl...

By: Kerri McGregor

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Equestrian Canada Snapshot: Interesting New Changes

While the faces continue to change at Equestrian Canada (EC) at the Senior level, both in terms of volunteers and staff, the organization is rolling out the implementation of new programs.

ANOTHER YEAR, ANOTHER CEO

The new interim CEO Yves Hamelin, father of speedskating Olympians Charles and Francois Hamelin and former Short Track High Performance Director at Speedskating Canada, was officially introduced at the recent EC Convention held in conjunction with the Royal Winter Agricultural Fair in Toronto. The plan ap...

By: Kerri McGregor

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Equestrian Canada Cancels Registered Participant Status

Despite Registered Participants being included in the 2019 Equestrian Canada Rulebook, EC has confirmed that they have cancelled this $15 non-competitive level of membership effective April 1, 2019. The change, which was not communicated to the public, means that there is no longer a direct membership option with the national federation. EC advises that the product is still valid through 2019 for those who already purchased a direct Registered Participant license prior to its discontinuation but wouldn’t answer why the change was immediately ...

By: Kerri McGregor

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