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Equestrian Venue Wanted for 2015 Pan American Games

Ottawa, Ontario—The greater Toronto area (Golden Horseshoe) is considering making a bid for the 2015 Pan Am Games. The province of Ontario is undertaking a feasibility study that includes looking at venues for the sports involved.   Ontario equestrian facilities are invited to send in applications to be considered. It is preferable that all three […]
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$40,000 in Young Horse Prize Money

Aurora, Ontario – The Canadian Performance Futurity is heading into its third competition year.  Once again it has secured funding and will be offering over $40,000 in prize money in Hunter, Jumper and Dressage classes for 4 and 5-year-old horses.  The primary sponsor to date has been the Equine Canada Breeders Initiative Fund, a program […]
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Tragedy at Rolex

Two horses died as the result of serious injuries at this year’s Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event, April 24-27, 2008. Frodo Baggins, ridden by Laine Ashker of the U.S., was euthanized on April 26th, following an accident at fence five on the cross-country course in which the 12-year-old Thoroughbred hit the obstacle, somersaulted and landed on […]
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Statement by the IOC Athletes Commission

Lausanne, Switzerland – Athletes from around the world who represent the voice of sportsmen and women on the International Olympic Committee, met to discuss how to address the challenging international backdrop into which the Olympic Games have been drawn in recent weeks. The Athletes’ Commission members (the list of members below) spoke passionately and from […]
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Michaels-Beerbaum and Shutterfly Win 2008 Rolex FEI World Cup Final

Meredith Michaels-Beerbaum and Shutterfly won their second World Cup title since 2005 at the 2008 Rolex FEI World Cup Final in Gothenburg, Sweden. Rich Fellers of the United States on Flexible came second while Germany’s Heinrich Hermann Engemann and Aboyeur W, who won the opening speed class Thursday, finished third. Ireland’s Jessica Kuerten and Castle Forbes Libertina who […]
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Rules for Traveling Equestrian Officials from Canada

Ottawa, Ontario—There is important information available for equestrian competition officials from Canada travelling to the United States.   Officials who are Canadian citizens travelling to the US to officiate at any level of competition—local, state, national and international—may need additional documentation depending on the nature of their visit and type remuneration.   A non-Canadian citizen, […]
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Jump Canada Invites Hall of Fame Nominations

Ottawa, Ontario – Jump Canada is calling for nominations for induction to the Hall of Fame in 2008. The Jump Canada Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Gala will be held as part of a black-tie gala on Sunday, November 9, 2008, at the Royal York in Toronto, ON. Current categories recognized by the Jump […]
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One Man’s Dream – 30 Years On…

Max Amman, the man who created the FEI World Cupâ„¢ Jumping series which this week celebrates its 30th finale in Gothenburg, Sweden, reflects on the birth, growth and success of one of equestrian sport’s most popular and enduring series…….. It was just the germ of an idea at the start. Swiss journalist, Max Amman, was […]
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Bromont International Three Day Event Introduces Three-Star Division

Bromont, Quebec — The Bromont International Three Day Event – The Todd Sandler Challenge is set for June 12-15, 2008, in Bromont, Quebec, and will offer divisions at the CCI 3*, CCI 2*, CCI 1*, CIC 2*, and CIC 1* levels. The addition of a new three-star course means that, in this Olympic year, Bromont […]
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Important Information for Equine Canada Competitions with International Officials

Ottawa, Ontario—Equine Canada is pleased to inform all Equine Canada competitions that any official travelling to Canada to officiate an equestrian event at any level (local, provincial, national and international) of sport competition does not require a work permit to work at Canadian competitions. Please reference the following sections of the Citizenship and Immigration Canada […]