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Another Loss for the Driving Community: Dick Rockwell

The pleasure driving community is saddened by the death of Dick Rockwell of Ardmore Farms, Kettleby, ON. Rockwell and his late wife Adele were well-known for many years in the Welsh and driving world, breeders of champions, and great contributors to our equine world. He was one of the original directors of C.O.P.D.A., and served […]
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John Pearce Flies Canadian Flag as International Division Opens at the Royal

Toronto, Ontario – Canada’s own John Pearce opened the International Show Jumping Division of the Royal Horse Show by claiming victory in the $15,000 International Jumper Welcome. The Royal Horse Show is running as part of the 84th Royal Agricultural Winter Fair, the largest indoor fair in the world, from November 3-12 in Toronto, ON. […]
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CTHS Honours Top Thoroughbreds at OHTA Awards Banquet

Rexdale, ON – The CTHS (Ontario Division) was on hand to honour the riders of the top Ontario Thoroughbreds who excelled in their division at the Ontario Horse Trials Association (OHTA) Annual Awards Banquet held at the Kleinburg Country Club on Saturday, November 4. Thoroughbred Awards were presented by Barbara Sheridan, Marketing and Promotions Co-Ordinator […]
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McLain Ward Wins Again at the Royal

Toronto, Ontario – For the second year in a row, victory in the $75,000 CN World Cup Grand Prix belonged to McLain Ward of Brewster, NY. One of the featured events of the Royal Horse Show running November 3-12 in Toronto, ON, the $75,000 CN World Cup Grand Prix saw 24 of the best riders […]
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Ian Millar Scores Victory in Weston Canadian Open

Toronto, Ontario – Eight-time Olympian Ian Millar made his first trip to the winner’s circle at the 2006 edition of the Royal Horse Show, winning the $50,000 Weston Canadian Open on Friday evening in Toronto, ON. Sold out yet again, show jumping fans packed into the 6,400-seat Ricoh Coliseum for another exciting night of competition. […]
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Exciting Global Dressage Forum

The Global Dressage Forum, organised by Academy Bartels with the trainers club IDTC, took place on 30 and 31 October in Hooge Mierde, the Netherlands. It turned out to be an exciting event, with lectures and clinics by horse whisperer Monty Roberts, Olympic champion Anky van Grunsven, top trainer Hubertus Schmidt and FEI chief Mariette […]
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FEI Appoints First-Ever Chief Financial Officer

Ms. Neerja Tannan, FEI Chief Financial Officer The FEI is pleased to announce that Ms. Neerja Tannan has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer. This comes following the departure of Alexis Triquet, Director of Finance and Administration, and in response to the growing need for greater financial management, control and analysis in light of the […]
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HBOC Celebrates 25 Years of Success

From its modest beginnings that, 25 years ago, attracted approximately 60 attendees to a breeder specific meeting prior to the University of Calgary’s two-day horse program, the Horse Breeders and Owners Conference (HBOC) has grown to a world-class event that attracts well over 700 equine enthusiasts each year. “As I remember, the conference started because […]
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CBC Country Canada to broadcase Show Jumping from The Royal!

CBC Country Canada is proud to provide coverage of the Royal Horse Show from Toronto beginning Friday, November 3rd. Friday, November 3rd – Canadian Show Jumping Championship (Round 1) Live at 9:00 p.m. ET Encore presentation at 12:00 a.m. ET Saturday, November 4th – Canadian Show Jumping Championships (Finals) 7:30 p.m. ET Encore presentation at […]
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