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O’Hanlon Currently Top Canadian Eventer at 2008 Olympic Games

Hong Kong, China – Selena O’Hanlon of Elgin, ON, is Canada’s top-placed equestrian athlete following the first of two days of competition at the 2008 Olympic Games. Equestrian events are being held in Hong Kong due to equine health concerns in mainland China. Eventing, the first of three Olympic equestrian disciplines to be held in […]
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CWHBA Stallion Licensing

The Canadian Warmblood Board of Directors has decided to waive the under saddle portion of the Stallion Licensing for the 2008 tour. In the past, the Stallion Licensing required stallions over four year’s of age to show basic rideability under saddle. With the ongoing success of our Stallion Performance Test, where the stallions are evaluated […]
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Two Event Horses Fail First Olympic Inspection

There was disappointment for Chile’s Ricardo Stangher and Brazil’s Fabricio Salgado when their horses – Literal and Butterfly – failed to pass the first veterinary inspection for Eventing horses at the Olympic core venue at Sha Tin in Hong Kong this afternoon.  There was also a nervous moment for British fans when William Fox-Pitt’s ride, […]
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Eric Lamaze Masters $100,000 Marquest World Cup Grand Prix

Palgrave, Ontario — Eric Lamaze of Schomberg, ON, enjoyed an Olympic send-off by winning the $100,000 Marquest Asset Management World Cup Grand Prix on Sunday, August 3, at the CSI-W Caledon Summer Festival in Palgrave, ON. In his final competitive appearance before heading to the 2008 Olympic Games, Lamaze rode Tempete van het Lindehof to […]
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Ali Holmes-Smith Top Canadian at 2008 Rebecca Farm Three Day Event

Ottawa, ON—Ali Homes-Smith of Chase, BC, led the Canadians competing at the CCI Three Day Event at Rebecca Farm, held July 24-27 in Kalispell, MT, USA.  The popular competition is part of the HSBC FEI Eventing World CupTM Qualifier Series hosted the CIC-W 3* division as well as CCI 2*, CCI 1* international three day […]
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Individual Jumping Medals Awarded at NAJYRC

Hannah Selleck led a sweep of the individual medals by Zone 10 when she won the Young Rider individual gold medal on Bauer in the USHJA Jumping Division.  Selleck finished with an overall score of 11.76 faults.  Karl Cook, last year’s gold medallist, won the silver on Notories Utopia with 12.00 faults, followed by Paige […]
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Individual Dressage Medals Awarded at NAJYRC

Laura Noyes of Region 8 won the Young Rider individual freestyle gold in the USDF/Platinum Performance Dressage Division.  Riding Syncro, she received a score of 74.750% from the five-judge panel.  Brianna Dutton of Region 7 won the silver with a score of 71.900 on Tibet and Chelsea Pederson of Region 6 won the bronze with […]
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Eventing Medals Awarded at NAJYRC

Jennifer Brannigan of Area VI won the individual gold in the USEA Eventing Division’s CCI**, finishing with a three-phase total of 36.3 penalties on Cooper.  Brannigan rode a clean jumping round and, coupled with a clean cross country on Saturday, finished on her dressage score.  She was followed by Karen Shull of Area I/IV/V who […]
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Individual Reining Medals Awarded at NAJYRC

Carlie Thompson led a medal sweep by Team USA winning the individual gold in the USEF Reining Division with a score of 219.00 on Paid By Corona.  Her US teammates, Jason Kvols who scored 217.00 on Sunny Spectacular and Lacey Vernon who scored 214.50 on Duncans Dun It, won the silver and bronze respectively.  The […]
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Canadian Show Jumpers Arrive Safely at Olympic Site

Hong Kong – Canadian show jumping horses arrived safely in Hong Kong early Monday local time. Hong Kong is the site of the equestrian events of the Beijing Olympics. The Canadian team mounts In Style (Ian Millar); Hickstead (Eric Lamaze); Special Ed (Jill Henselwood); Ole (Mac Cone) and Rayana Chiara (alternate Jonathan Asselin) flew from New […]
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