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FEI Clean Sport Commission: Focus Groups Hold Meetings in Lausanne

The focus groups formed by FEI Anti Doping and Medication Commission members, selected experts and FEI staff have begun their work. Four working groups were created: Lab Group; Legal Group; List Group; and Communications and Education Group. Three groups – Lab, Legal and List – met on 29 and 30 January and 4 February respectively. […]
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Ashley Holzer Scores Top Marks in Florida Masters

Ottawa, Ontario—Three-time Canadian Olympian Ashley Holzer of Toronto, ON, finished in fourth place in the Grand Prix Freestyle on January 30 with her 2008 Olympic mount, Pop Art, at the $130,000 Exquis World Dressage Masters, held January 29–31 at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center, in Wellington, FL, USA. Holzer and Pop Art (Amsterdam x […]
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Equine Canada Announces the Departure of Manager of Coaching

Ottawa, Ontario—It is with regret that Equine Canada announces the departure of the Manager of Coaching, Danielle Boily.  During Boily’s time with Equine Canada, she was able to advance many aspects of Equine Canada’s coaching department. In collaboration with the volunteer coaching committees, she continued Equine Canada’s National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP) transition, the revision […]
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Keean White Continues to Lead Canadian League World Cup Standings

Ottawa, Ontario—Keean White of Cambridge, ON, continues to lead the Canadian League World Cup standings with a total of 56 points. White’s World Cup season began with an 11th place finish, for 11 points, in the $60,000 World Cup Qualifier at the Classic Internationale de Blainville in Blainville, QC, riding Celena Z, a nine-year-old Zangersheide […]
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Ashley Holzer Beats Olympic Medalists in Florida

Ottawa, Ontario—Three-time Canadian Olympian Ashley Holzer of Toronto, ON, finished in second place in the Grand Prix today with her 2008 Olympic mount, Pop Art, at the $130,000 Exquis World Dressage Masters, held January 29–31 at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center, in Wellington, FL, USA. Out of an accomplished international field of 20 top […]
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Dueck Wins FEI Award at Gold Coast Dressage CDIW Opener

West Palm Beach, FL – Dressage rider Shannon Dueck was all smiles after winning the FEI Test of Choice class aboard her Oldenburg mare Ayscha at the Gold Coast Dressage Association Opener CDIW show. Dueck’s class was sponsored by The Oaks of Lake City and Dueck was presented with a beautiful Oaks of Lake City […]
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2009 Canadian National Eventing Team Announced

Ottawa, ON—Canadian Eventing Committee is pleased to announce the 2009 Canadian National Eventing Team. The Canadian Eventing High Performance Committee approved the list on December 2, 2008, which recognizes performance results achieved at 2,3 and 4 star CCIs to November 17, 2008.  SHORT LIST Rider                         Horse                                    Hometown Diana Burnett              Manny                                    Blackstock, ON Kyle Carter                 Madison Park                          Calgary, AB […]
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Jump Canada Announces 2009 Talent Squad

Ottawa, ON—Jump Canada is pleased to announce the members of the 2009 Jump Canada Talent Squad.  During the 2008 season, 17 Talent Squad qualifying competitions were held in the Eastern Division while 13 qualifying competitions comprised the Western Division.  The best five riders from each division form the 2009 Jump Canada Talent Squad. Rider (listed […]
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Jump Canada Announces 2009 Canadian Show Jumping Short List

Ottawa, Ontario—The Jump Canada High Performance Committee is pleased to announce the 2009 Canadian Show Jumping Team Short List, comprised this year of 20 athletes. The first four athletes named to the Canadian Show Jumping Team represented Canada at the 2008 Olympic Games in Hong Kong, China.  The fifth athlete traveled to the 2008 Olympic […]
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Gayle McPherson is the New President of the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair

The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair is pleased to announce the appointment of Gayle McPherson as President and Chair of the Board – an impressive position in its own right, but one that deserves special recognition as Gayle is the first-ever woman elected to fill this role in the 87-year history of the Fair. As President, […]