Month: June 2013

Solidarity in Alberta Flooding Recovery

Equine Canada is deeply concerned by the impact of the recent flooding in southern Alberta and calls for solidarity towards all affected, particularly the local equestrian community who are struggling to rebuild paddocks and barns. The Alberta Equestrian Federation is working tirelessly with its local partners to address the most urgent needs. In addition to cash […]

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Restrictions lifted at the Campbellville Training Centre

The Ontario Racing Commission (ORC) has announced that there have been no reports of any further clinical cases of EHV-1 in horses stabled in the Lower Barn of the Campbellville Training Centre. ORC Manager of Veterinary Services, Dr. Adam Chambers, confirms that horses stabled in this barn will be allowed to enter races and physically attend Ontario […]

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Endurance Canada Announces Declared Riders for NAJYRC 2013

The Adequan FEI North American Junior and Young Rider Championships, presented by Gotham North, will be held July 17-21, 2013 in Lexington, Kentucky.  The Endurance FEI CEI 4* will be held on July 19th. Endurance Canada International is very pleased to announce our declared riders for this competition: Jessica Yavis (Alberta) Emma Webb (Ontario) Jaylene […]

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Equine Health Alert – EHV-1

June 26, 2013 EHV-1 Update: restrictions on Woodbine Barn 1 lifted. All Horses allowed to exit ORC Manager of Veterinary Services Dr. Adam Chambers has announced that all restrictions placed on horses stabled in Woodbine’s Barn 1 are now removed, effective June 26, 2013. The restrictions on Barn 3 horses were lifted on June 19. […]

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In Memoriam: Legendary Show Jumper Zucarlos (1981-2013)

Equine Canada and the Ontario Equestrian Federation would like to extend heartfelt condolences to the Hayes family on the loss of legendary show jumper Zucarlos. Zucarlos, who was Jay Hayes’ mount for the 1992 Barcelona Olympic Games, passed away on June 10, 2013 at the age of 32. “He was truly one of the most […]

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Team named for Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup™ qualifier at CSIO5*-W Spruce Meadows ‘Continental’ Tournament

Jump Canada is pleased to announce that Canada has been invited to compete with two teams at the CSIO5*-W Spruce Meadows ‘Continental’ Tournament-which is acting as the second of two North American regional qualifiers for the Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup™ Jumping Final, set to take place in Barcelona, ESP from September 26-29, 2013. Although Canada […]

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Ottawa Horse Day Big Hit with Families

Ottawa Horse Day, a free event held this past Saturday for area families to learn more about these great creatures, was a big hit with nearly 1300 people turning out for the inaugural event presented by Equine Canada, the Ontario Equestrian Federation and the Wesley Clover Foundation. “This event resonated with families on a number […]

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