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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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Board Changes at Ontario Equestrian

For Immediate Release  June 25, 2021  AURORA, ON – After an incredible seven-year commitment to Ontario Equestrian (OE), it is time to thank and show our sincere appreciation to Board President, Peter Chiddy, as he has completed his tenure on the Board effective June 21, 2021.   Peter’s first involvement with OE was as a competitor for Team […]

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Return to Competition Sanctioning Requirements

June 10, 2021As we enter into Ontario’s Reopening Plan and competition organizers prepare to welcome you back to their venues, we would like to outline the criteria required for competitions to be sanctioned by Ontario Equestrian (OE), on behalf of Equestrian Canada (EC). As of today, June 10, 2021 Ontario Equestrian has not sanctioned any competitions. The authority […]

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Roadmap to Reopen

Friday May 21, 2021 After Premier Ford’s announcement yesterday, we share the following update. As the Government has stated, the Roadmap to Reopen is a cautious three-step plan that will guide a safe and gradual reopening of the province and the lifting of public health measures based on the province-wide vaccination rate and improvements in […]

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Declaration of Emergency and Stay-at-Home Order

Thursday April 8, 2021 Dear Members, Thank you for your patience and trust as we navigate new rules and restrictions related to the recent Declaration of Emergency and Stay-at-Home Order announced by the Province.  The Declaration of Emergency was made on April 7, 2021 regarding the whole Province of Ontario. The Stay-at-Home Order applies as of 12:01 a.m. on April 8, 2021 to every individual […]

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2021 GRIT Team Announced

For Immediate Release: 2021-03-10 | See official press release here. Ontario Equestrian is excited to announce the 2021 GRIT team. Now, in our second year of GRIT (Great Riders Intensive Program), OE is eager to be able to execute the program fully. 2020 proved to be an interesting year to launch a new high-performance initiative […]

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2021 Youth Bursary Recipients

As an on-going 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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$3 Million COVID-Relief for Ontario Equines

Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Contributes $3 Million to Continue Funding Support of At-Risk Equestrian Facilities RICHMOND HILL, ON., January 14, 2021 – Ontario Equestrian(OE) today announced information about funding being made available to Ontario equestrian facilities experiencing financial hardships affecting animal care. The Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) has […]

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UPDATE: Provincewide Lockdown

Wednesday December 23, 2020 Dear Members of Ontario Equestrian, As the situation in Ontario with the COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve rapidly, we recognize this is a stressful and challenging time for our equestrian community.  Please be advised: Provincewide shutdown: Effective 12:01 AM on Saturday, December 26, 2020, the entire Province of Ontario will be moved to […]

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