Quebec’s Andre Paquin, a well-respected pairs driver in Canada and abroad died on November 4th, after fighting cancer. A founder of the Quebec driving association ‘La societe d’attelage du Bas-Canada’, Paquin was competitive to the end, having won the FEI Horse Pairs division at the Bromont International CAI-A in May this year.
Toronto, Ontario – The inaugural Jump Canada Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony was held as part of a black-tie gala on Sunday, November 5, 2006, at the Royal York in Toronto, ON. Sold out weeks in advance, over 340 supporters of the equestrian industry gathered for a special evening paying tribute those who have made […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
Felix-Antoine Moulin of Cap-Rouge, QC, claimed the Jump Canada National Talent Squad Championship on November 4 at the Royal Horse Show in Toronto, ON.
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 […]
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 […]