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Dressage Tradition Continues at Toronto’s Royal Horse Show

Toronto, Ontario – The Royal Horse Show will host the inaugural ‘Royal Canadian Freestyle Championship’ during the 2007 Royal Agricultural Winter Fair held November 2-11 at Ricoh Coliseum in Toronto, ON. Six horse-rider combinations will perform Musical Freestyle programs over two nights, Wednesday, November 7, and Thursday, November 8. The two scores will be added […]
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2007 FEI International Tent Pegging Championships

The 2007 FEI International Tent Pegging Championships will be held in Muscat, Oman in March, with Akaash Maharaj representing Canada, under the UNICEF banner. Tent pegging is one of 10 equestrian disciplines recognized by the FEI. The sport, which sees galloping riders use sword and lance to spear targets, originated in the military, through training […]
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Dressage Canada Chair of High Performance Committee Resigns

Ottawa, Ontario— It is with regret that the Dressage Canada Board announces the resignation of Kim Goodyear Chair of the Dressage Canada High Performance Committee, effective immediately Goodyear has been a valued Chair of High Performance for Dressage Canada for the past six years. In that time she has worked diligently in an attempt to […]
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Canada Sets Sights on World Cup 2007

With the countdown on, Team Canada is making its final preparations for its attendance at the Ridley 2007 Polocrosse World Cup. The competition will be held over a weeklong tournament from April 23 to 29, in Warwick, Queensland, Australia. The tournament will be the second of hopefully many World Cups held every four years. Australia, […]
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CN Named Jump Canada ‘Sponsor of the Year’ for 2006

Ottawa, Ontario — Jump Canada is pleased to announce that Canadian National Railway (CN) has been named its 2006 ‘Sponsor of the Year’.   Created in 2005, the ‘Sponsor of the Year’ Award recognizes the significant impact that corporate sponsorship has on Canadian show jumping sport.  From Quebec to British Columbia, CN has been an […]
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Naomi and Deslauriers Win the WEF Challenge Cup Round III

Wellington, FL – In today’s $25,000 WEF Challenge Cup Round III, a third Canadian rider took home the blue ribbon and top prize money of $7,500. Mario Deslauriers and Naomi set a blistering pace early in the class for the win, joining Ian Millar and Eric Lamaze on the list of Canadian grand prix winners […]
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Chris Irwin Awarded $100,000 from American Philanthropist

After an immensely successful year of conducting clinics, which culminated in an overwhelmingly positive response from Holland and the Dutch media, Chris Irwin has recently been chosen as the recipient of a $100,000 USD grant. The anonymous benefactor from Arizona spent years researching the horse industry’s top rated clinicians, searching for a trainer with an […]
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Quiet Resolve

It is with great sadness that Sam-Son Farm announces the death of Champion and Horse of the Year Quiet Resolve.   Quiet Rosolve suffered an irreparable injury while trying to stand following anaesthesia for colic surgery on Thursday February 1st at Guelph University in Canada.   A homebred for Sam-Son Farm by Affirmed and out […]
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GM and CAC Present ‘Making Dreams Possible’ Program

Ottawa, Ontario  — Equine Canada is pleased to announce that General Motors of Canada (GM), in partnership with the Coaching Association of Canada (CAC) is offering grants through their ‘Making Dreams Possible’ initiative. Each year, 100 grants of $2,000 each will be awarded to support community level sport organizations. In addition, each year until 2010, […]