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Changes at Polo Canada

On June 23rd, Polo Canada held its Annual General Meeting, where a new board of directors and officers was elected. New directors include Derek Wolstenholme, Don Pennycook, Mike Egan and John Gibson, who will serve a two-year term, ending in 2009. Grant Hardwick, Justin Fogarty, Scott Hunt and Michael Sifton are returning directors, their terms […]
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Election for the 2008 Dressage Canada Board of Directors

Dressage Canada is governed by a Board of seven (7) persons: 6 elected director-at-large by its membership and 1 athlete representative elected by the current list of short and long listed riders. Elections are held on a yearly basis and each year there is a minimum of two (2) Director-at-Large positions open on the Dressage […]
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Ravenna Z

Frankie Chesler-Ortiz’ retired grand prix partner, Ravenna Z, was euthanized last weekend, with a three-week-old foal at her side. Ravenna Z carried Chesler-Ortiz to the Canadian Equestrian Show jumping Team at the age of 17, making her the youngest Canadian to represent Canada in Nations’ Cup competition.  Chesler-Ortiz and Ravenna Z represented Canada in eight […]
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Best Possible Measures to Minimize Heat Effects in Hong Kong

Horses competing in the Good Luck Beijing-HKSAR 10th Anniversary Cup and the Olympic Games next year will be provided with the best possible facilities and measures to reduce the effects of the summer heat, according to two experts responsible for venue construction and veterinary services for the 2008 Olympic Games equestrian events. The Hong Kong […]
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Henselwood Wins Gold Medal, Lamaze Takes Bronze at the Pan Am Games

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil – Jill Henselwood of Oxford Mills, ON, won the Individual Gold Medal in show jumping on Sunday, July 29, at the Pan American Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, marking the first time in 24 years that a woman has claimed the honour. Eric Lamaze of Schomberg, ON, won the Individual […]
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Silver Medal for Canadian Show Jumping Team at Pan Am Games

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil – The Canadian Show Jumping Team comprised of Mac Cone of King City, ON, Jill Henselwood of Oxford Mills, ON, Eric Lamaze of Schomberg, ON, and Ian Millar of Perth, ON, won the Silver Medal, and Olympic qualification, on Friday at the XV Pan American Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. […]
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Canadians Successful at 2007 Para-Equestrian World Championships

Ottawa, Ontario — The Canadian Para-Equestrian Team placed 11 out of 34 nations competing at the 2007 Para-Equestrian Dressage World Championships, held July 18-22 at Hartpury College, UK.  The Canadian Team, comprised of British Columbia natives Lauren Barwick of Langley on Fabiola, 2004 Paralympian Karen Brain of Saanichton on Monaco, Eleonore Elstone, also of Langley […]
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Jill Henselwood Leads Canadian Show Jumping Team into Gold Medal Position

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil – The Canadian Show Jumping Team comprised of Mac Cone of King City, ON, Jill Henselwood of Oxford Mills, ON, Eric Lamaze of Schomberg, ON, and Ian Millar of Perth, ON, is in gold medal position following the first round of competition held Thursday at the Pan American Games in Rio […]
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Canadian Show Jumping Team Set to Start Competition at Pan Am Games

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil – The Canadian Show Jump Team is set to begin competition at the XV Pan American Games on Thursday, July 26, at the National Equestrian Centre inside the Deodoro Military Complex located 30 kilometres north of downtown Rio de Janeiro. The Canadian Show Jumping Team is comprised of Mac Cone of […]
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WCSN Delivers Exclusive Coverage of Samsung Super League Events

World Championship Sports Network (WCSN) announced an agreement with the International Equestrian Federation (FEI) to provide exclusive live and on-demand coverage of the Samsung Super League events and competitions from around the world. Equestrian fans in the United States will be able to watch each show jumping event from the five-month long season via WCSN’s […]