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Careers in the Horse Biz: Independent Tack Shop Owner

Every horse owner’s favourite destination (next to the barn, of course!) is the local tack shop. Many of us have even fantasized about opening our own.

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The Unique Relationship Between Equestrian Coaches and Riders

Considering the risks involved in equestrian sport, the unique partnership between a coach and rider is like no other coach-athlete relationship in sports.

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Accident Protocols at Equestrian Canada Horse Shows

What happens if a competitor falls or is injured at an Equestrian Canada-rated horse show? Learn more about their accident and return to play protocols.

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Equestrian Canada Coach Licensing Changes Explained

Changes are coming to the way equestrian coaches are licensed in Canada. Find out what they are, and what they mean to equestrian sport in Canada.

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Wallet Watching on Building Projects for Equestrians

Stephanie Stone of Stonewood Construction Management Inc. advises how you can stay on track and on budget when building and renovating.

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Chritilot Boylen on What to Look for in a Dressage Prospect

Christilot Boylen lists the top characteristics of a dressage horse.

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SafeSport Policy: Protection vs Privacy in the Horse Industry

Christilot Boylen shares her thoughts on the USEF SafeSport Policy.

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What Does the Future Hold for the Sport of Eventing?

Horse Sport looks at the important issues facing the equestrian discipline of eventing, and what the sport might look like going forward.

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Canadian Lesley Grant-Law on Balancing her Eventful Life

Canadian eventer Lesley Grant-Law on unrealized dreams and unexpected changes of plan, and how she manages to balance riding and family life.

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How to Become a Professional Groom in the Horse Industry

Equestrian grooms Denise Moriarty and Meghan Button share behind the scenes advice on how to begin the journey to becoming a professional groom.