Month: August 2013

Ontario Welcomes New Dressage Rider to CIEC Team

Ontario’s Dressage riders heading to the Canadian Interprovincial Equestrian Championships in Alberta are welcoming a new team member this week following the withdrawal of one of the original short-listed riders. The Ontario Equestrian Federation is pleased to congratulate 14-year-old Georgia Wade of Fonthill, ON. who joined the ranks of riders who will be representing their […]

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Eastern Equine Encephalitis Confirmed in Ontario

On Aug. 16, 2013, the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Food (OMAF) was notified of a confirmed case of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) in one horse in Simcoe County. The 11-year-old gelding had an incomplete vaccination history and no history of travel outside the county. The horse exhibited acute onset of depression and fever, with […]

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Jump Canada Names Canadian Team for $350,000 BMO Nations’ Cup at Spruce Meadows ‘Masters’ Tournament

Jump Canada is pleased to announce the Canadian Show Jumping Team that will represent Canada in the $350,000 BMO Nations’ Cup at the renowned CSIO5* Spruce Meadows ‘Masters’ Tournament, to be held Sept. 4-8 in Calgary, AB. The following horse/rider combinations will compete for Canada in the Nations’ Cup on Saturday, Sept. 7: Rider/Horse/Hometown Mac […]

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Ontario selects riders for Canadian Interprovincial Equestrian Championships

The Ontario Equestrian Federation would like to congratulate the riders selected to represent the province at the upcoming Canadian Interprovincial Equestrian Championships, which take place Sept. 13-15 in Calgary, AB. Teams will be comprised of two junior and two senior riders representing Ontario in the disciplines of Jumping, Dressage and Reining. The following individuals have […]

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Potomac Horse Fever Cases in Ontario

The Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Food has become aware of two cases of Potomac Horse Fever (PHF) in Ontario as of early August 2013. Samples collected from an anorexic and febrile horse in Essex County confirmed that the horse was suffering from PHF. The horse subsequently died. A horse in the Ottawa area also tested […]

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New rule changes effectively immediately at EC sanctioned competitions

If you are competing at Equine Canada sanctioned competitions, please be advised of rule changes prohibiting the practice of using injectable magnesium, gamma amino butyric acid (GABA) or hydroxy-gamma butyric acid (hydroxyl-GABA). These rule revisions, which have been adopted and are effective immediately, empower EC licensed officials to take action if they personally witness the […]

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