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Canadian Young Horse Jumper Development at CornerStone

Halton Place, Ontario – Ainsley Vince and Frieda topped the Seven and Eight-Year-Old Division when the fourth event in the 2008 Canadian Young Horse Development Series was held during the Cornerstone Horse Show from June 18-22 in Halton Place, ON. Vince of Milton, ON, has developed Frieda through the Canadian Young Horse Series, winning both […]
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FEI Appoints Communications Director

Richard Johnson (GBR) has been appointed to the new position of FEI Director of Communications following an extensive and open international search. Richard, who is currently Head of Media of The Children’s Society, will join the FEI on 1 September. The Children’s Society is a leading charity dedicated to the care of young people and […]
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Pre-Olympic Export Quarantine Has Begun

Eventing & Dressage: Based on the health regulations for import and export of horses to Hong Kong, the seven-day Pre-Olympic Export Quarantine (PEQ) started on Thursday 17 July for all qualified nations with horses having been confirmed as eligible to participate in the 2008 Olympic Games Eventing and Dressage competitions. Should a nation (with a […]
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Todd Minikus Prevails in Bromont

Bromont, PQ – The 33rd edition of the International Bromont closed its first week of competition with the $60,000 World Cup qualifier. Everything was set-up for a spectacular show with lots of questions: could Mario Deslauriers rouse the crowd by winning a second year in a row? Would American Alison Firestone Robitaille get a second […]
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Canadian Eventing Adopts Rule Modifications to Promote Safety

Ottawa, ON—Following careful consideration the Canadian Eventing Committee (CEC) has approved the following modifications to the 2008 Equine Canada Rules for Eventing—for implementation effective August 1, 2008. The rule changes were submitted by the Canadian Eventing Safety Committee and adopt the principles of the Federation Equestre International (FEI) rules. In addition the CEC have updated […]
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CEO of World Games 2010 Steps Down

John Long, Chair of the World Games 2010 Foundation, the organizers of the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games, announced today that Jack Kelly, the Chief Executive Officer of the Games, will be stepping down at month’s end. Kelly has agreed to stay on in an advisory role as long as needed. “With the key […]
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WEG 2010 CEO Resigns

John Long, Chair of the World Games 2010 Foundation, the organizers of the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games, announced today that Jack Kelly, the Chief Executive Officer of the Games, will be stepping down at month’s end. Kelly has agreed to stay on in an advisory role as long as needed. “With the key […]
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Lorraine Chappell Enjoys Top Three Placings at CDI Pebble Beach

Ottawa, ON—Lorraine Chappell successfully obtained two top three Grand Prix placings at the CDI Pebble Beach held July 3–6, 2008 in Pebble Beach, CA. Chappell and her longtime partner Carpatino, an 11-year-old Holsteiner gelding (CARPACCIO x CORIOLAN), rode to a third place finish in the Grand Prix Freestyle with a score of 66.900% on July […]
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Canadian Eventing names Eventing Team for the 2008 Olympic Games

Ottawa, ON—Following a successful weekend outing at the Florida Horse Park in Ocala, Florida, the Canadian Eventing High Performance Committee is pleased to announce that Samantha Taylor and Livewire have been selected as the fifth rider/horse combination to join the Canadian Eventing Team which will compete in the Olympic Games Beijing, China, August 9–12, 2008.  […]
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Canadian Eventing Team Named for the 2008 Olympics

Ottawa, ON – Following a successful weekend outing at the Florida Horse Park in Ocala, Florida, the Canadian Eventing High Performance Committee is pleased to announce that Samantha Taylor and Livewire have been selected as the fifth rider/horse combination to join the Canadian Eventing Team which will compete in the Olympic Games Beijing, China, August […]
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