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ParaEquestrian Canada Seeks Team Leader for 2008 Paralympic Games

Ottawa, Ontario — ParaEquestrian Canada is seeking a Team Leader for Canada’s Team heading to the 2008 Paralympic Games in Hong Kong, China. With the Paralympic sports to be based in Beijing, China, the equestrian events are an exception, being held with the three Olympic equestrian disciplines of Dressage, Eventing and Show Jumping in Hong […]
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Eric Lamaze and Narcotique de Muze II Win Wire to Wire in $25,000 WEF Challenge Cup

Tampa, FL – March 29, 2007 – The ninth edition of this year’s $25,000 WEF Challenge Cup Series was held this afternoon at the Bob Thomas Equestrian Center during the Winter Equestrian Festival (WEF). Canada’s Eric Lamaze and Narcotique de Muze II, owned by Ashland Stables, were the first to go in the jump-off and […]
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Brooks and Strasser Vegas-bound: World Cup Dispute Resolved at Last

At the eleventh hour, more than four months after she first filed a protest against Jacqueline Brooks competing in the Dressage World Cup Canadian League Final, Evi Strasser won her case. Binding arbitration was handed down by the Sport Dispute Resolution Centre of Canada (SDRCC) on March 21st, overturning Equine Canada’s previous decision in favour […]
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Binding Decision Released on Canadian League Dressage World Cup Final

Ottawa, Ontario— Equine Canada announces that on March 21 the Sport Dispute Resolution Centre of Canada released a binding decision on the complaint lodged by Canadian Dressage rider Evi Strasser of Saint-Adele, QC. The complaint was in regards to the Dressage Canada Selection Committee’s decision to allow an exemption from the published criteria for fellow […]
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Canada’s Frankie Chesler-Ortiz Places Second in Richest U.S. Grand Prix

Wellington, Florida — Canadian show jumping athlete Frankie Chesler-Ortiz of Orangeville, ON, placed second in the €300,000 ($400,000 US) CN WorldWide Florida Open Grand Prix, the richest Grand Prix event held in the United States, on March 17 in Wellington, Florida. Following a qualifying event held two days earlier, 50 riders were eligible to compete […]
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Carter and Roberts Earn Top Ten Finish in World Cup Qualifier at CIC 3*-W Red Hills

Ottawa, Ontario— Canadian eventing riders Kyle Carter and Waylon Roberts rode to success in the CIC 3* World Cup Qualifier at the CIC 3*-W Red Hills Horse Trials, held March 8-11 in Tallahassee, Florida. Riding his nine-year-old Thoroughbred gelding Madison Park, Carter, who currently resides in Sparr, Florida, finished eighth in the World Cup Qualifier. […]
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Changes to Running Fox CET National and Regional Finals

Ottawa, Ontario — Jump Canada is pleased to announce that, for the 2007 season, the top four riders from each regional qualifier will to eligible for the Running Fox CET National Medal Final held at the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair from November 2-11 in Toronto, ON. In the past, only the top three riders from […]
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More than 2,000 Entries Received for Jumping Fence Design Competition

A total of 2,093 entries were received for the Jumping Fence Design Competition by the Equestrian Events (Hong Kong) of the Games of the XXIX Olympiad Company Limited (The Equestrian Company), a spokesman for the company said today (March 13). Most of the entries – 1,740 – were for the Junior Category (for participants under […]
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Back-to-back wins for John Pearce close out 2007 HITS Desert Circuit

THERMAL, CA (March 12, 2007) Until two weeks ago, Canadian Olympian John Pearce couldn’t catch a break at the 2007 HITS Desert Circuit. Last year’s leading money winner had yet to collect a first place check during the first four weeks of horse shows at the new HITS Desert Horse Park in Thermal, California. That’s […]
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Super Mario and Paradigm Win $150,000 CN U.S. Open Jumper Championship

Wellington, FL – Riding last in a three horse jump-off, Mario Deslauriers kept the Canadian flag flying high after the team’s Nations’ Cup victory when he and Paradigm raced to the win in the $150,000 CN U.S. Open Jumper Championship CSIO 5*, presented by Cosequin. Todd Minikus (USA) finished second with Pavarotti, while Rodrigo Pessoa […]
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