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Hong Kong Quarantine

FEI – For more than 300 horses, the traditional CHIO grounds in Aachen’s Soers will be the quarantine site in the run-up of the Olympic Games 2008. In addition to the Jumping, Dressage and Eventing horses, horses for the Paralympic Games will be accommodated in Aachen. Subsequent to the CHIO 2008 (July 1-6), the horses […]
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Asian-Pacific Olympic Dressage Selection Cancelled

The 2007 FEI Regional Olympic Dressage Qualification Event, which was scheduled to take place this week 24-28 October in conjunction with the 2007 Australian Dressage Championships at the Sydney International Equestrian Centre (SIEC), is among the hundreds of equestrian events that have been cancelled since 25 August as a result of the equine influenza outbreak. […]
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My Horse and Me Website

FEI – Yesterday marked the launch of the “My Horse and Me” feature-packed new website on the worldwide web providing the public with a great chance to get a sneak preview of the only FEI endorsed equestrian video game ever to hit the streets. This comes in anticipation to the video games’ multi platform release […]
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Henselwood Wins $100,000 President’s Cup

WASHINGTON, D.C – Canada’s Pan American Games show jumping individual gold medalist, Jill Henselwood, of Oxford Mills, Ontario added another victory to her winning streak late last night in Washington D.C.  At nearly midnight, Henselwood and on Black Ice, won  the $100,000 President’s Cup Grand Prix at the Verizon Centre in a tie-breaker against four […]
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2007 CWHBA Fall Classic Breeders’ Sale Soars to New Heights

For the first time, the Fall Classic Breeders Sale broke the 1/2 million dollar mark in total sales. The 2007 gross of $582,450 was $200,000 higher than in 2006.  For the first time, a sale horse is being exported to Europe. Blind Date, bred and owned by Touchstone Farms, was the high selling section B […]
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Hickstead is Recovering From Colic Surgery

OCTOBER 9 – The horse on which Eric Lamaze won the world’s richest show jumping grand prix in early September is recovering well after undergoing colic surgery just over a week ago. Hickstead, an 11-year-old, Dutch-bred stallion, showed signs of colic on October 1st at Lamaze’s Torrey Pines Stable in Schomberg, Ontario. He was taken […]
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Slots at Hastings Racecourse

Vancouver, B.C. – The installation of approximately 150 slot machines utilizing existing floor space at Hastings Racecourse will be proceeding this month as part of the initial phase of an interim agreement between Great Canadian Gaming Corporation (GCGC) and the British Columbia Lottery Corporation. “The contribution from slot machine revenues to the racing purse pool […]
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Henselwood Wins $100,000 GP in Culpeper

Culpeper, VA – A few months ago, Jill Henselwood became the first woman in 24 years to strike individual Gold at the Pan American Games. In Sunday’s $100,000 USGPL Invitational Grand Prix at HITS Culpeper, the Canadian became the first female since 2001 to take home the top prize when she captured the blue ribbon […]
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Positive Medication Case of Jessica Kuerten

The FEI informed Jessica Kuerten of a positive medication sample taken from the mare Castle Forbes Maike at the CSIO5* La Baule, France. The rider decided to waive the offered fine of 500 Swiss Francs for the suspicion of a forbidden substance and requested the FEI to open the B sample. The date for the […]