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George H. Morris Excellence in Equitation Award Created

Wellington, FL – A George H. Morris Excellence in Equitation Award open to U.S., Canadian and international riders aged 18 and younger is being offered for the first time at the 2008 CN Winter Equestrian Festival to honor the rider who literally wrote the book on the discipline. Designed to held develop horsemanship among young […]
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Canada’s Mac Cone on the Attack in Wellington Grand Prix

Wellington, Fla., – A veteran rider and his rookie horse teamed up to score victory in the $60,000 Kilkenny International Cup Grand Prix CSI3* on Sunday at the CN Winter Equestrian Festival, presented by Zimmerman Advertising, at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center.   Mac Cone of King City, Ont., the only rider to have […]
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Hickstead Returns After Four-Month Recovery

Wellington, FL – The horse that Canada’s Eric Lamaze rode to the individual bronze medal in Pan American Games show jumping last year returned to the competition ring today for the first time since he underwent abdominal surgery last October. Hickstead is spending the winter in Wellington, Florida, where Lamaze is competing at the Palm […]
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Jackie Chan Stars in HKTB Olympic Promo

Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) has once again invited internationally renowned movie star cum Tourism Ambassador Mr Jackie Chan to film in a promotional video for Hong Kong. Appearing in the Riding School and Equestrian Park of the Hong Kong Jockey Club Beas River Country Club, Chan sported a full jockey outfit and promoted the message […]
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Chris Pack Named Vice President, Operations at Thunderbird Show Park

Jane Tidball, President and Tournament Director at Thunderbird Show Park, is pleased to announce that Chris Pack has been promoted to Vice President, Operations at Thunderbird Show Park. Chris has held progressive roles in the equine industry for the past 10 years, including his early beginnings with EMG in Ontario and most recently as Tournament […]
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Cheryl Meisner and Paganini Victorious at CDI3* Zwolle

Ottawa, Ontario—Cheryl Meisner represented Canada at CDI3* Zwolle, held February 7–11, in the Netherlands. The international event was also host to the annual competition for the Best Stallion of 2008 at Zwolle International. In the Grand Prix, Meisner and the talented 11-year-old bay Dutch Warmblood stallion Paganini (Havidoff x Statuar), owned by John Risley, placed […]
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Eric Lamaze Named 2007 Equine Canada Equestrian of the Year

  Ottawa, Ontario-Equine Canada has named Eric Lamaze the 2007 Equine Canada Equestrian of the Year. Eric has earned this award for being one of the most prominent show jumping riders in Canada. After winning $1,000,000 CN International Grand Prix at the Spruce Meadows Masters Tournament in Calgary and recording all his numerous show jumping […]
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Corlin Bordeaux Named 2007 Equine Canada Volunteer of the Year

Ottawa, Ontario-Equine Canada has named Corlin Bordeaux of Surry, BC, the 2007 Volunteer of the Year. Bordeaux has been chosen for this award for his volunteer work in an area of Equine Canada that often goes unappreciated-governance. Bordeaux has analyzed issues and developed strategies and actions, and improved the way Equine Canada is structured and […]
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Billie Derouet Awarded 2007 Equine Canada Junior Equestrian of the Year

  Ottawa, Ontario-Equine Canada has named Billie Derouet the 2007 Junior Equestrian of the Year. The Gillian Wilson Award is given annually to the Junior Equestrian of the Year in recognition of a junior competitor who has made outstanding contributions to equestrian competition and who has exemplified exceptional talent, sportsmanship, and dedication to the sport.  […]
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