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Ashley Holzer Kicks off Florida Circuit with Success

Ashley Holzer Kicks off Florida Circuit with Success Ottawa, Ontario— Canadian Dressage rider Ashley Holzer kicked off the Florida winter circuit with success, racking up wins at the CDI 3* Gold Coast Opener, held February 16-18 in Palm Beach, FL. Holzer, who currently resides in New York City, NY, rode her 10-year-old Dutch Warmblood gelding […]
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Mark Your Calendars for Horse Week 2007

Ottawa, Ontario — Equine Canada’s Recreation Division and the Provincial Equestrian Federations are delighted to announce that the dates for Horse Week 2007 have been set.   “I am happy to announce the date for the sixth annual Horse Week is June 2-10,” stated Jack De Wit, Chair of the Horse Week 2007 Committee, and […]
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Dressage Canada Announces 2006 Rider Award Recipients

Ottawa, Ontario— Dressage Canada is pleased to announce the recipients of the Dressage Canada Rider Award, based on results from the 2006 competition season.   Open to Dressage Canada members competing at National or International competitions, the Rider Awards are split into three different categories, Bronze, Silver and Gold.   Bronze Awards are given to […]
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Dressage Canada Honours 2006 ‘Volunteers of the Year’

Ottawa, Ontario— The Dressage Canada Competitions Committee is pleased to honour seven Dressage Canada members, nominated and recognized for their service to Canadian dressage competitions. “Dressage competitions could not exist without our dedicated volunteers,” said Anne Welch, Chair of Dressage Canada Competitions Committee. “They not only bring excellent skills, but also enthusiasm and love for […]
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Canadian Olympian Beth Underhill Claims $50,000 Ocala Grand Prix

Ocala, Florida – Canadian Olympian Beth Underhill of Schomberg, ON, captured the $50,000 EMO Grand Prix held Sunday, February 18, in Ocala, Florida. As the first rider to attempt the track set by course designer Ken Krome, Underhill proved a clear round was possible and secured her place in the jump-off. Only three other members […]
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A Lucky Dollar

While we have often heard that the lucky socks made the difference and led to a Championship win, this is a story about a lucky dollar whose claim to fame, similarly to the socks, revolves around being in the right place and at the right time, a time when “victory” and joy was showered upon […]
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Ballard & Robin Van Roosendael 3rd in $60,000 Kilkenny Internationale Cup at WEF

Wellington, FL – The Kilkenny Internationale, CSI 3* wrapped up competition on Sunday with the highlight of the week, the $60,000 Kilkenny Internationale Cup. After winning the Sunday grand prix in week two of the Winter Equestrian Festival (WEF) and finishing second last week, Laura Chapot and Little Big Man continued their streak by triumphing […]
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Ian Millar Named First CAVALOR ‘Athlete of the Month’

Millar was the natural choice for January’s CAVALOR ‘Athlete of the Month’ title after winning the first two Grand Prix events during the prestigious Winter Equestrian Festival in Wellington, FL.  In the first week of the seven-week long series, the WEF/PBIEC Inaugural held January 24-28 at the Palm Beach Polo Equestrian Club, Millar captured two […]
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Jump Canada Distributes 2006 Levy Funds to Provincial Associations

Ottawa, Ontario — Jump Canada is pleased to announce that over $87,000 in Jump Canada Levy funds were distributed to provincial hunter/jumper associations for the year-end of 2006.   In 1999, Jump Canada established a program that saw a levy fee applied per horse to entries in hunter/jumper competitions at Equine Canada National class 1A […]
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Jump Canada Announces Selection Criteria for 2007 Pan American Games

Ottawa, Ontario — Jump Canada is pleased to announce the selection criteria for the Canadian Show Jumping Team at the 2007 Pan American Games held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from July 14-29.   A team of five horse/rider combinations will be named by Thursday, June 14, 2007, following the results of a series of […]