Month: December 2012

My Coach Video Contest & Ontario Coaching Excellence Awards

My Coach Video Contest In the spirit giving, the Coaches Association of Ontario is calling all students, athletes, parents, to find the best coaches in the biggest province in Canada. On December, 17, 2012 you can says “Thanks Coach” by nominating them for an Ontario Coaching Excellence Award or entering the My Coach Video Contest where […]

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Ontario NDP gives horse racing the recognition it deserves

The Ontario Horse Racing Industry Association (OHRIA) is applauding NDP MPP Taras Natyshak for taking a strong stand on behalf of his party to express support for the horse racing industry. “Roughly 60,000 people in the province rely on the horse-racing industry as their means of employment,” Natyshak said. “With this singular decision [to end […]

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Para-Equestrian Canada Funds Competition Programs

Para-Equestrian Canada is pleased to announce that they have once again partnered with Sport Canada to encourage the participation of riders with a disability in competition. As part of this project, therapeutic riding centres that offer new competitive opportunities, or increase their existing competition program to riders with a disability, will be eligible to receive […]

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Animal Health Experts Head to Panama for Sport Horse Talks

Equine Canada will join over 60 government representatives and veterinary and horse sport experts from 23 countries in Panama City from the 11-13 of December for a summit on the international movement of horses. The talks have been convened by the World Animal Health Organisation (OIE) and the Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) at a time […]

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Draft Equine Code of Practice Released for Public Comment

Equine Canada and the National Farm Animal Care Council (NFACC) are pleased to announce the launch of the public comment period on the draft Code of Practice for the Care and Handling of Equines. The draft Code can be viewed and submissions made at nfacc.ca/codes-of-practice/equine until February 14, 2013. All stakeholders are encouraged to provide input to […]

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OHRIA Applauds Ontario’s Progressive Conservatives Gaming Industry Consultations

The Ontario Horse Racing Industry Association is congratulating Ontario’s Progressive Conservative Party on their commitment to developing an integrated strategy for gaming in Ontario that involves a strong horse racing and breeding sector. Today the Ontario PCs announced their plans to lead consultations on the future of Ontario’s gaming industry and their intention to include Horse Racing as an […]

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Canadian Reining Committee Seeks Nominees for Election

If you have a passion for reining and would like to be involved in the governance of the sport in Canada, the Canadian Reining Committee is calling for nominations to fill two positions on the Committee for 2013. In 2010 the Canadian Reining Committee (CRC) was established as an ad-hoc discipline committee of Equine Canada. […]

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