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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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Doug Leatherdale Named 2006 Dressage Canada Owner of the Year

Born in Morden, MB, Doug attended United College and the University of Winnipeg before immigrating to the US, where he acted as CEO and Chairman of The St. Paul Companies Inc., one of the largest American insurance companies, from 1990 to 2001. The current president of the American Hanoverian Society, Doug has been operating Leatherdale […]
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Hayley Alfonso Wins Jump Canada Talent Squad Western Division Championship

Ottawa, Ontario – Hayley Alfonso of St. Andrews, MB, was crowned the Jump Canada Talent Squad Western Champion at the final event held October 27 during the Spruce Meadows ‘Oktoberfest’ Tournament in Calgary, AB. Riding Patty Alfonso’s 13-year-old Zangersheide gelding Le Noir, Alfonso finished the season with a total of 25 points. The duo first […]
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Canadians 1, 2 & 3 at the FEI Children’s International Jumping Final!

Calgary, Alberta – Canadians take the top three positions at the 2006 FEI Children’s International Jumping Final held at Spruce Meadows in Calgary, Alberta during their Oktoberfest horse show. Riders from around the globe gathered at Spruce Meadows for four days of show jumping which started on October 24th with a Warm-Up competition that allowed […]
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Rolex Becomes Title Sponsor of FEI World Cup Finals 2007

As a continued pledge of cooperation between the International Equestrian Federation (FEI) and the Swiss watchmaker Rolex SA, the FEI announced today that Rolex will be the title sponsor of the FEI World Cup™ Finals 2007 to be held in Las Vegas. The Rolex FEI World Cup™ Finals 2007, which will be among the most […]
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Canadians Compete at Fair Hill International CCI *** Three Day Event

Ottawa, Ontario – Canadian Eventing riders recently headed to Fair Hill, USA to contest the Fair Hill International CCI *** Three Day Event Fall Championship, held October 19 – 22. Mike Winter, a Canadian Olympian currently residing in Newnan, Georgia rode Kingpin, a 10-year-old Irish Sport Horse gelding he co-owns with The Kingpin Syndicate, to […]
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