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Canadian Eventing Committee Announces Recipients of 2006 Athlete Development Scholarships

Ottawa, Ontario — The Canadian Eventing Committee is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2006 Canadian Eventing Athlete Development Scholarship Program. The 2006 Scholarship recipients are Lisa Marie Fergusson of Langley, BC, Allison Truesdell of Lansdowne, ON and Kendal Lehari of Uxbridge, ON. Designed to recognize and encourage Canadian riders in the pursuit of […]
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CBC Country Canada Receives Inaugural Dressage Canada Media Award of Excellence

Ottawa, Ontario – Dressage Canada is pleased to announce that CBC Country Canada is the recipient of the inaugural Dressage Canada Media Award of Excellence in recognition of their outstanding television coverage of the 2006 World Equestrian Games (WEG) held in Aachen, Germany. CBC Country Canada’s Assistant General Manager, Jane Fairly and Executive Producer, Francis […]
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Jacqueline Brooks Wins Grand Prix Freestyle at the Royal

Toronto, Ontario – For the first time in her career, Jacqueline Brooks of Mount Albert, ON, won the FEI World Cup Canadian League Final, Presented by Yamana Gold, at the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair in Toronto, ON. A hometown favourite at the Royal Horse Show, Brooks has competed at the Royal Horse Show on four […]
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Mario Deslauriers Closes Out Royal With a Win

Toronto, Ontario – Canada’s Mario Deslauriers closed out the 84th edition of the Royal Horse Show in Toronto, ON, with a win in the $60,000 ‘The Ricoh’ Big Ben International Challenge. Deslauriers, who also stood in the winner’s circle on opening night after claiming the first leg of the $70,000 Canadian Show Jumping Championships, found […]
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Troubles With Polytrack at Woodbine

Etobicoke, Ontario – Woodbine’s racing department held an open forum and approximately 150 horse people took the time to show up at the sales pavilion. While the agenda was open, the only subject discussed was the state of Polytrack, which has become a source of concern for both management and horsemen. We know we have […]
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Sarah Johnstone Takes Jump Canada Medal Final at the Royal

Ottawa, Ontario – Sarah Johnstone of Aurora, ON, took top honours in the Jump Canada Medal Championship held Tuesday, November 7, at the Royal Horse Show in Toronto, ON. Following both regional and provincial Jump Canada Medal Finals, the top 24 finishers from across Canada were invited to attend the Championship. At the Royal, Johnstone […]
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Sarah Johnstone Wins Running Fox CET Medal Final at the Royal

Ottawa, Ontario – Sarah Johnstone, 15, of Aurora, ON, came out on top of the Running Fox CET Medal Final, when the final phase of competition was held on Thursday, November 9, at the Royal Horse Show in Toronto, ON. Riding Landor, an 11-year-old Westphalian gelding owned by Northridge, Johnstone, who was coming off a […]
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Margie Gayford and Stuntman Finish on Top of the Jump Canada Series

Ottawa, Ontario — Margie Gayford of Sharon, ON, was named the 2006 Jump Canada Series Champion following the final event, the $75,000 CN World Cup Grand Prix, held November 8 at the Royal Horse Show in Toronto, ON. Riding Stuntman, a 10-year-old Hannoverian gelding owned by Shawn Littler and Wingberry Farm, Gayford accumulated an impressive […]
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