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Equine Canada Junior Equestrian of the Year Award for 2008

Ottawa, Ontario—Equine Canada has named David Arcand the 2008 Junior Equestrian of the Year. The Gillian Wilson Award is given annually to the Junior Equestrian of the Year in recognition of a junior competitor who has made outstanding contributions to equestrian competition and who has exemplified exceptional talent, sportsmanship, and dedication to the sport.  Arcand […]
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Equine Canada Equestrian of the Year for 2008

Ottawa, Ontario—Equine Canada (EC) has named Eric Lamaze of Schomberg, Ontario, the 2008 Equine Canada Equestrian of the Year. Lamaze had a remarkable year with many career highlights in 2008. His most significant accomplishment came at the 2008 Olympics. Lamaze riding Hickstead, a 12-year-old Dutch Warmblood stallion owned by Torrey Pines Stables and Ashland Stables, […]
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Inaugural Equine Canada Sponsor of the Year Award for 2008

Ottawa, Ontario— Equine Canada proudly announces that the inaugural recipient of the Equine Canada Sponsor of the Year is BFL Canada.   This new award proudly recognizes a sponsor that has demonstrated long-term commitment to Equine Canada and its membership. Since 1998, BFL Canada has been in partnership with Equine Canada, sponsoring the annual Equine […]
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Susan Jane Anstey Media Award 2008

Ottawa, Ontario—Equine Canada has named Kimberly Logue of hoofbeats! radio as the recipient of the Susan Jane Anstey Media Award. Logue had made a great effort to provide a voice to the equestrian community and to enhance the image of equestrian interests with the public through her weekly two-hour radio broadcast. With hoofbeats! radio, a […]
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Equine Canada Just Add Horses Environment Award for 2008

Ottawa, Ontario—Equine Canada has named Pam Asheton the recipient of the first-ever Equine Canada / Just Add Horses Environment Award.   Asheton is a former riding instructor with the British Horse Society and lives on a ranch outside Cochrane, Alberta. She is a regular trail rider and a backcountry aficionado. Her writing have appeared in […]
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Equine Canada Volunteer of the Year for 2008

Ottawa, Ontario—Equine Canada has named Mike Gallagher of Saint John, NB, the 2008 Volunteer of the Year. Over the years Gallagher has shown enormous commitment to equestrian sport in Canada. He has taken on a remarkable number of roles over the years—including competitor, coach, horse show organizer, judge, eventing technical delegate. He has also been […]
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Jump Canada Official of the Year for 2008

Ottawa, Ontario—David Ballard of Tottenham, ON, was named the recipient of Jump Canada’s ‘Official of the Year’ Award for 2008 during the Equine Canada National Awards Banquet held February 7 in Ottawa, ON. Starting 1986, Ballard was the Jump Canada Officials Course Design Committee Chair. He reviewed and approved all the national applications for course […]
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Jump Canada Volunteer of the Year for 2008

Ottawa, Ontario—Lisa Cieplucha of Georgetown, ON, was honoured with the 2008 Jump Canada ‘Volunteer of the Year’ Award in recognition of her dedicated support of Canadian show jumping at the Equine Canada National Awards Banquet in Ottawa, ON, on February 7. Cieplucha was selected as the recipient of the prestigious award for her countless hours […]
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Jump Canada Sponsor of the Year for 2008

Ottawa, Ontario—Jump Canada is pleased to announce that Greenhawk Harness and Equestrian Supplies has been named its 2008 ‘Sponsor of the Year’. Created in 2005, the ‘Sponsor of the Year’ Award recognizes the significant impact that corporate sponsorship has on the Canadian show jumping sport.  Greenhawk Harness and Equestrian Supplies is the largest retailer of […]
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Canada’s Eric Lamaze Wins in Wellington, Florida

Wellington, Florida – Olympic Champion Eric Lamaze of Schomberg, ON, earned his second major show jumping victory of the 2009 season by winning the $30,000 WEF Challenge Cup held on Thursday, February 5, in Wellington, Florida. The $30,000 WEF Challenge Cup is held each Thursday during the 12-week FTI Winter Equestrian Festival where the best […]