OE News

Returning to Equestrian Facilities

May 15, 2020 Dear Members,  On May 14, 2020, following Premier Ford’s address from Queen’s Park, the Province of Ontario issued its Detailed List of Stage 1 Openings – A Framework for Reopening Our Province.  There are three issues in this release which affect our Members: Regarding Boarders; Resumption of Outdoor Recreational Sports Activities; and Resumption of […]

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Coach and Facility Financial Aid Packages Released by the Government – Webinar Review

Thank you to everyone who tuned-in on Wednesday April 15th and Thursday April 16th as we navigated the different financial aid packages released by the government. Both the Coach and Facility Owner webinars were recorded and the links to watch them are below. Many thanks to Lawyers, John Wilkinson and Daniel Wong from WeirFoulds LLP for their […]

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2020 Youth Bursary Recipients

Each year, Ontario Equestrian awards five, $1,000 bursaries to youth based on their 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 to be used towards riding lessons, clinics, competition fees, continuing education and other learning opportunities […]

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Hiring: Director of Sport

Job Title:       Director of Sport Reports To:   Executive Director Status:           Full-Time Job Purpose The Director of Sport is responsible for the strategic direction and execution of all provincial equestrian sport programs while leading the equestrian operations team. This includes responsibilities for the athlete pathway from Rookie Riders to the GRIT program, as well as overseeing the staff responsible […]

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Departure of Ontario Equestrian’s Director of Sport

February 21, 2020 Ontario Equestrian (OE) with regret, is announcing the departure of Pam Coburn, Director of Sport. Pam was a force in the industry and valued immensely amongst her peers.  Pam has been with OE since October, 2011. She spent several years working with the coaching and facility programs. After successfully quadrupling the number of OE facility partners and being […]

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2020 GRIT Team Announcement

The program is called GRIT – Great Rider Intensive Training. After a year of program development, with the support of Olympic discipline experts, Ontario Equestrian launched an exciting new Provincial athlete development program in November of 2019. Following an overwhelming response to our initial call for applications, 20 riders have been selected to the team […]

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Congratulations to the 2018-2019 Quest for Gold Recipients

Ontario Equestrian (OE) would like to congratulate the five members selected for this years Quest for Gold funding. Each year Ontario Equestrian announces the recipients of the Quest for Gold program funded by the Ontario Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport. The overarching program goal is to improve the performance and number of Ontario athletes […]

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2019 Youth Bursary Recipients

Ontario Equestrian (OE) would like to congratulate the five junior members selected for this years Youth Bursary program. Each year Ontario Equestrian distributes a minimum of five $1,000 bursaries to youth based on their involvement with horses, their future goals, as well as letters of recommendations from their coaches. Family resources and academic achievements are […]

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