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Canada’s Eric Lamaze Wins First Grand Prix of 2009

Wellington, Florida – Canadian show jumping athlete Eric Lamaze of Schomberg, ON, began his first week of competition in Wellington, Florida, with a win in the $30,000 WEF Challenge Cup on Thursday, January 22. The FTI Winter Equestrian Festival, now in week three of its 12-week run in Wellington, FL, saw 53 starters turn out […]
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2009 Eastern Canadian Free Jumping Championship

The Uplands Farm Eastern Canadian Free Jumping Championship will be held on Sunday April 5, 2009 at the Royal Canadian Riding Academy.  The competition is jointly organized by the Hanoverian Breeders Club of Eastern Canada and the Canadian Warmblood Horse Breeders Association.  The sponsor of the competition is Uplands Farm which is owned by Jennifer […]
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Dressage Canada Announces 2008 “EIGHT” Award Recipients

Ottawa, Ontario—Dressage Canada is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2008 “EIGHT” Awards, sponsored by Dominion Regalia.   Winners for The EIGHT Awards in 2008 Rider / Hometown / Province Andrea Bresee / Uxbridge / ON Harma Germs / Montague / PEI Erin Macquarrie / Lakeside / NB   The EIGHT Award, sponsored by […]
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Mario Deslauriers Wins $25,000 Fidelity Investments 1.50m Classic

Wellington, Fla. – Canada’s Mario Deslauriers and Tigger won the $25,000 Fidelity Investments 1.50-meter Classic in Week II of the FTI Winter Equestrian Festival at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center Saturday. Of the 28 combinations to start the class, five made it to the jumpoff on the Anthony D’Ambrosio designed course. DesLauriers and Tigger, […]
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Jessica Kurten Wins Rolex FEI World Cup™ Qualifier in Leipzig

Irish riders were in short supply, in the standings of the Rolex FEI World Cup™ competition after seven rounds. But now the ‘greens’ are back in town. Jessica Kürten won the Leipzig leg of the global indoor jumping competition, her compatriot Cian O’Connor ended up third. The Leipziger Messe coloured green and orange, in spite […]
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2008 Horse Sport Scholarship Winners

Equine Canada and Horse Sport magazine are pleased to announce the 2008 Horse Sport Young Riders Scholarship winners—Jaclyn Duff, Jaimie Holland and Stephanie Rhodes-Bosch. For over 10 years, the Horse Sport Young Riders Scholarships have been generously awarded to the top placed Canadian rider in each discipline at the North American Junior and Young Riders […]
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FEI Dressage Task Force Holds First Meeting

The first meeting of the FEI Dressage Force took place January 12-13, 2009 in Frankfurt (GER). The meeting was chaired by Frank Kemperman with Richard Davison (GBR), riders’ representative; Robert Dover (USA), trainers’ representative; Alain Franqueville (FRA), representing Chefs d’equipe; Elisabeth Max-Theurer (AUT), owners’ representative; and Katrina Wuest (GER), judges’ representative, in attendance. The FEI was […]
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Canada’s Mario Deslauriers Wins Speed Derby at WEF

Canada’s Mario Deslauriers aboard Lutopia won the $25,000 Gold Coast Feed Speed Derby at the first headline event of the 2009 FTI Winter Equestrian Festival Sunday. Jimmy Torano on Heechhiem’s Tampa won the $25,000 Gold Coast Feed Six-Bar Competition. Deslauriers, who been riding Lutopia, owned by Jane F. Clark, since August last year, was fault-free […]
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Canadian Contagious Equine Metritis Update

Ottawa, ON – The Breeds & Industry Division of Equine Canada would like to provide and update on Contagious Equine Metritis (CEM) in Canada. On February 7, 2009, at 9:30 a.m., a CFIA representative will provide an update on CEM at the Breeds & Industry Delegate Assembly at the Equine Canada Convention in Ottawa. Everyone […]