Month: September 2012

Equine Canada bylaws to be reconsidered

Members of Equine Canada (EC) from across Canada recently had an opportunity to vote on draft revisions to the national sports federation’s Bylaws. Although a general meeting to accommodate in-person voting on the bylaws during the Canadian Interprovincial Equestrian Championships in Bromont, QC. on Sept. 22, saw the revisions accepted almost unanimously, an advanced online […]

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Ontario’s Helen Chambers wins speed class at Canadian Interprovincial Equestrian Championships

 Ottawa, ON, September 23, 2012-During the second day of competition at the Canadian Interprovincial Equestrian Championships (CIEC), a sanctioned Equine Canada competition happening September 21-23, held in Bromont and Blainville, QC, junior and senior riders continued to compete in the disciplines dressage, jumping and reining. During day two of dressage competition in Bromont, QC, in […]

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Ontario rider takes 3rd in Jumping on opening day of the Canadian Interprovincial Equestrian Championships

Ottawa, ON, September 22, 2012 – Under sunny skies, the first day of competition at the Canadian Interprovincial Equestrian Championships (CIEC), a sanctioned Equine Canada competition happening September 21-23, was held in Bromont and Blainville, QC. Senior and junior riders competed for top honours in the disciplines dressage, jumping and reining. At the lovely Parc […]

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Equine Canada General Meeting

Equine Canada General Meeting Notice is hereby given to all Equine Canada members that a General Meeting of its Members has been called for this coming Saturday. When: September 22, 2012 at 4 pm EDST Where: 450 chemin de Gaspé, Bromont Equestrian Park, Quebec – Hospitality Tent, Canadian Interprovincial Equestrian Championships  Why:  For the purpose of voting on […]

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Mounted Unit officers become certified riding instructors

Toronto’s Mounted Unit takes riding skills to new levels with certification program Richmond Hill, ON – Toronto Police Service’s Mounted Unit entered a new era in its 130-year history on Monday when four of its officers became nationally certified riding instructors, an initiative that will translate into more effective crowd control. “There is no requirement […]

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OVC vets lead information night on Potomac Horse Fever

Horse owners are invited to attend an information session about Potomoc Horse Fever on Thursday, Sept. 13 at 7 p.m. at the Sandford Community Centre, located at 433 Sandford Rd. near Uxbridge. Speakers include Dr. John Baird and Dr. Luis Arroyo from the Ontario Veterinary College. You are asked to RSVP through one of the following host veterinary clinics: Ballantrae […]

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Disease Advisory: West Nile Virus

West Nile Virus (WNV) is endemic in Ontario and cases occur in the horse population at varying levels each year. There is the potential for a significant increase in the number of equine WNV cases in Ontario in 2012. Public Health Ontario has reported the highest number of WNV-positive mosquito pools since 2002, which is […]

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