Month: March 2016

Hunter/Jumper Judging Clinic with Barb Mitchell

The Ontario Equestrian Federation invites riders, coaches and prospective judges to take part in a Hunter/Jumper Judging Clinic with renowned clinician, judge and coach Barbara Mitchell on May 2-3 in Richmond Hill. Ever wonder what the judge is looking for? Barb Mitchell, an Equine Canada Senior and USEF ‘R’ Status Hunter, Jumper and Equitation Judge […]

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Nominate a deserving coach for an Equine Canada National Coaching Award

Know an instructor or coach who deserves to be recognized for their hard work and contribution to the sport? Nominate them for an Equine Canada National Coaching Award! The Equine Canada/NCCP National Coaching Awards recognize coaches and instructors from all disciplines and contexts who exemplify the coaching and teaching practices of the National Coaching Certification […]

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10 Tips To Lunge Like A Pro

Lunging is perhaps one of the most unfamiliar skills for many new equestrians. Coaches lunge for various reasons, including improving a horse’s way of going, starting or teaching a young horse new skills, detecting lameness, exercise and even reinforcing a student’s riding position. The skill needed to lunge a horse safely and effectively can be […]

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It’s Game ON at the OEF

Remember seeing our riders standing proudly on the podium at the TORONTO 2015 Pan-Am Games representing Canada and Ontario? Ontario delivered the largest and most successful Pan Am/Parapan Am Games ever and, in the process, created a legacy for amateur athletes, including riders like you! The success of these games presented Ontario with an opportunity […]

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2016 Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame Ballot Announced

The Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame is pleased to announce its 2016 ballot. In this the 40th Anniversary of the CHRHF, a total of 30 horses and people comprised of 15 Standardbred racing candidates and 15 Thoroughbred racing candidates have been selected to appear on the voting ballot.  A 20-person Election Committee for each […]

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