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Ontario’s riding lesson horses are at risk.

You can help. “Helping the Schoolies” is our current initiative during this pandemic and OE will be launching a provincial fundraising initiative on Friday to raise awareness for this cause.  Ontario’s riding lesson horses are at risk, as public riding stables have been classified as non-essential services due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Lesson horses, or “schoolies” […]

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Every “Penny” Counts – Distribution of the Provincial Governments $250,000 to Support Public Riding Stables

May 27, 2022 (Aurora, ON) – On April 12, 2022, Ontario Equestrian (OE) released a statement announcing the distribution of $250,000 to Ontario’s public riding schools from the Ministry of Heritage, Sport, Tourism and Culture Industries, in an effort to stabilize sport and recreation due to the negative impact left by COVID-19.  The funding criteria was communicated to the membership, […]

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Ontario Equestrian Welcomes Helen Richardson to the team as lead on new Provincial Stable Program

April 23, 2022 (Aurora, ON) – The OE Board of Directors, as part of the 2022-2025 strategic plan, is making a substantial investment to develop a new Stable program. The riding stable is at the heart of our sport and we believe that working together, in partnership, will lead to healthy, sustainable growth for our […]

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Ontario Equestrian Receives $250,000 in Funding from Provincial Government to Support Public Riding Stables

April 12, 2022 (Aurora, ON) – As the recognized Provincial Sport Organization (PSO) for equestrian, Ontario Equestrian (OE) has received funding from the Provincial Government in an effort to stabilize sport and recreation due to the negative impact left by COVID-19. “Ontario’s sport and recreation sector was among the first and hardest hit by the […]

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2022 Youth Bursary Recipients

As an ongoing commitment to Ontario Equestrian youth, five, $1,000 bursaries are awarded annually to members between the ages of 14-17. The selection process is based on the individuals’ involvement with horses, their future goals, as well as letters of recommendation from their coaches. Family resources and academic achievements are also considered. The bursaries are […]

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Supports Announced for Small Businesses

January 14, 2022 Dear OE Members, We know that many riding facilities have been impacted once again by the current Provincial shut down. We want to share with you new targeted relief measures for businesses and people impacted by the public health measures aimed at reducing the spread of the Omicron variant. There are several new supports including the Ontario […]

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National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Joint statement recognizing National Day for Truth and Reconciliation September 30, 2021 (Guelph, Ont.) – AgScape, Beef Farmers of Ontario, Christian Farmers Federation of Ontario, Dairy Farmers of Ontario, Egg Farmers of Ontario, Farm & Food Care Ontario, Grain Farmers of Ontario, Grape Growers of Ontario, Ontario Apple Growers, Ontario Broiler Hatching Egg & Chick […]

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Vaccination Guidelines – Proof of Vaccine

September 22, 2021 The Ontario Government has released the Regulations and a Guidance document supporting the announcement of requirements for proof of vaccination that will start today Wednesday, September 22, 2021  in the province. We strongly recommend that you review these documents carefully and in their entirety. If you haven’t done so already, please consult […]

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Reopening Ontario – Step 3

Our government, in consultation with Ontario’s Chief Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Kieran Moore, released the Roadmap to Reopen, a three-step plan to safely and cautiously reopen the province and gradually lift public health measures.  In response to continued improvements in public health and health system indicators, Ontario will move into Step Three of the Roadmap to Reopen at 12:01 […]

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