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Canadian Eventing Committee Announces 2008 Scholarships Winners

Ottawa, ON – The Canadian Eventing Committee is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2008 Canadian Eventing Athlete Development Scholarships.    The 2008 recipients are Kerry Johnston of Summerland, BC, Stephanie Rhodes-Bosch also of Summerland, BC, and Sarah Talaga of Richmond Hill, ON. Designed to recognize and encourage Canadian riders in the pursuit of international […]
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2009 Equine Canada Annual Convention

Ottawa, ON—The 2009 Equine Canada Annual Convention is set for February 1–9, 2009 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Ottawa, ON. For nine days in February, the equine community from across Canada will be able to participate in a selection of clinics, seminars and forums tailored to the unique issues affecting each of Equine Canada’s […]
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FEI Tribunal Decision in Camiro’s Prohibited Substance Case

The panel of the FEI Tribunal has rendered its final decision in the prohibited substance case involving the horse Camiro ridden by Tony Andre Hansen (NOR) at the 2008 Olympic Games. The Person Responsible (the rider) is suspended for a period of four and a half months (135 days), which period began on the date […]
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World Dressage Masters in Wellington

Wellington, FL – Anky van Grunsven, the most successful musical freestyle competitor in the history of dressage, Holland’s Edward Gal who captivated American audiences at the World Cup Finals, and USA Olympian Steffen Peters are among riders to confirm their participation in the inaugural $140,000 Exquis World Dressage Masters CDI5* in Wellington Jan. 28-31, 2009. […]
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FEI Clean Sport Commission Moves Ahead

FEI Anti-Doping and Medication Commission Chair Arne Ljungqvist, FEI First Vice President Sven Holmberg and FEI Secretary General Alexander McLin met yesterday, 16 December, to plot the way forward for the Commission recently established by the FEI General Assembly. The subject matter to be addressed by the Commission’s members is vast and falls into the […]
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Show Jumping to be in the First Summer Youth Olympic Games

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has approved the sports competitions programme for the first Summer Youth Olympic Games (YOG) to be held in Singapore in 2010, as well as the qualification system for each event. Showjumping, the sole discipline representing equestrian sport, will see a total of 30 riders between 17 and 18 years of […]
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Dr. Cesar Parra is now a U.S. Citizen

Wellington, FL – In a ceremony held at the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services in Newark, New Jersey, on Friday, December 12, dressage rider Dr. Cesar Parra took the Oath of Allegiance for Naturalized Citizens and was sworn in as a United States citizen. Dr. Parra, who represented his native Colombia at Olympic Games, World […]
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Rhinelander to Compete at 2008 FEI Young Rider Dressage World Cup Final

Ottawa, ON – Jessica Rhinelander of St. John’s, NL, will represent Canada at the fourth annual FEI Young Rider Dressage World Cup Final, to be held December 17–21, 2008, in Frankfurt, GER. Rhinelander was identified by the FEI as the Canadian representative for the World Cup based on her 2008 results at FEI competitions. She […]
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Evi Strasser Competes at CDI Stockholm

Ottawa, ON—Canadian Olympian Evi Strasser competed in the Grand Prix tour at the CDI-W Stockholm in, Sweden, November 28-30, 2008 which served as the second World Cup Qualifier event for the Western European World Cup Dressage League.   Strasser and Quantum Tyme, a 13-year-old Oldenburg gelding (Quattro x Argentinius), started the competition off with a […]
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Lamaze Claims Victory in Geneva

Geneva, Switzerland – Olympic Champion Eric Lamaze of Schomberg, ON, ended his 2008 competition season by claiming victory in the €175,000 Rolex World Cup Grand Prix in Geneva, Switzerland, on Sunday, December 14. From a starting field of 40 horses, 11 jumped clear to advance to the jump-off. Lamaze and Hickstead were the ninth horse-rider […]