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Individual Reining Medals Awarded at NAJYRC

Carlie Thompson led a medal sweep by Team USA winning the individual gold in the USEF Reining Division with a score of 219.00 on Paid By Corona.  Her US teammates, Jason Kvols who scored 217.00 on Sunny Spectacular and Lacey Vernon who scored 214.50 on Duncans Dun It, won the silver and bronze respectively.  The […]
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Canadian Show Jumpers Arrive Safely at Olympic Site

Hong Kong – Canadian show jumping horses arrived safely in Hong Kong early Monday local time. Hong Kong is the site of the equestrian events of the Beijing Olympics. The Canadian team mounts In Style (Ian Millar); Hickstead (Eric Lamaze); Special Ed (Jill Henselwood); Ole (Mac Cone) and Rayana Chiara (alternate Jonathan Asselin) flew from New […]
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Junior Show Jumping Team Wins Silver at 2008 NAJYRC

Ottawa, ON-The team comprised of riders from Alberta, British Columbia and Ontario won the silver medal in the Team Competition on August 1 at the 2008 CN North American Junior and Young Rider Championships (NAJYRC), being held at The Colorado Horse Park in Parker, CO, July 29-August 3, 2008. Taylor Bland of Calgary, AB, Stephanie […]
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Young Rider Dressage Team Captures Bronze at NAJYRC

Ottawa, ON – The Ontario Young Riders’ Dressage Team won the bronze medal in the Team Competition on July 31 at the 2008 CN North American Junior and Young Rider Championships (NAJYRC), being held at The Colorado Horse Park in Parker, CO, July 29–August 3, 2008.   Finishing with a Team total score of 4374 […]
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Olympic Live Sites in Hong Kong

To enhance the Olympic atmosphere in Hong Kong and to share the joy of the Olympic Games with the community, the Leisure and Cultural Services Department (LCSD) will run Olympic Live Sites in Victoria Park and Sha Tin Park during the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games. The Olympic Live Sites will broadcast live all the exciting […]
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Olympic Equestrian Events Sold Out

The last batch of 14,000 Games-Time ticket coupons for the Olympic Equestrian Events have been sold out, the Equestrian Company has announced today (1 August 2008). A total of 120,000 tickets have been sold for the equestrian events in Hong Kong. “We are delighted with the enthusiasm shown by Hong Kong people for the equestrian […]
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A Son for Frankie Chesler Ortiz

Frankie Chesler-Ortiz and husband Juan Ortiz welcomed their first son on July 12th. Juaquin Chesler Ortiz was born at Toronto's Mount Sinai
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Kubota Cup Grand Prix Eastern Qualifier at Bromont

Bromont, QC – Eleven year old, Dutch Warmblood, Pavarotti, provided Todd Minikus with the high notes during Saturday’s Kubota Cup Grand Prix in Bromont, Quebec.  They successfully warded off challenges in a jump off field of 13 finalists, which included Pavarotti’s stable pal and second place finisher, Ultimo Van Ter Moude, also ridden by Minikus […]
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First Olympic Horses Arrive at Sha Tin

On Friday 25 July the first horses left from Europe (Amsterdam, NED) and the North American continent (Atlanta, USA) on three flights to Hong Kong. All 33 horses – coming from Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Germany, Korea, the Netherlands, and Switzerland – accompanied by 15 attendants arrived in fantastic form to begin their acclimatisation. All the […]
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$125,000 CN Grand Prix

Bromont, PQ – The 33rd  edition of the International Bromont, presented by CN, ended on an excellent note with $125,000, 1.60m CN Grand Prix, a CSI*** event. Course designer, Brazilian Guilherme Jorge, put out all the stops with a difficult course composed of thirteen fences, including a water jump, a double and triple combination for […]