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Ballot Nominations Confirmed for 2016 Equine Canada Board of Directors

Equine Canada’s (EC) Nominating Committee is pleased to announce the slate of eight (8) candidates that have been selected for presentation to EC’s voting members. EC’s Nominating Committee members are:  Jorge Bernhard  Chair (non-voting)  Mark Samuel  Category A Representative  Karen Sparks  Category A Representative  Susan Thompson  Category B Representative  Diane Goyette  Category B Representative  Michael […]

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Equine Guelph Focuses on Reducing Risk Through Education

A number of tragic barn fires in Ontario recently have initiated discussion surrounding fire prevention and safety on farms. Gayle Ecker, director of Equine Guelph, has been interviewed by a number of media outlets for tips and advice surrounding safety around barns and how to deal with frightened animals in these types of situations. The […]

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Dressage Canada Announces 2016 Bursary Recipients

Dressage Canada (DC) is pleased to announce the athletes who have been named recipients of the DC Bursary for 2016. Supported by the DC Levy Fund, the Bursary Program recognizes the difficulty athletes face as they strive to continue their dressage education. The program was developed to encourage athletes to accomplish their goals in the […]

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2016 OHTA Membership Information

To compete at a sanctioned Horse Trial in Ontario, you will need FOUR(4) MEMBERSHIPS: Equine Canada Sport Licence (Bronze, Silver, Gold) – (Purchased via Equine Canada) Ontario Equestrian Federation (OEF) – (Purchased via the OEF) Ontario Horse Trials Association (OHTA) Membership (Also known as a PHTA) – (Purchased via the OEF, or on a Day […]

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Make fire safety a priority at your stable

The Ontario Equestrian Federation is deeply saddened by the two recent stable fires in this province. We offer our sincerest condolences to those whose lives have been touched by these tragedies. These recent events have left Ontario’s equine community reeling and wondering if more can be done to protect the animals in our care. In […]

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Health Alert: Fox-variant Rabies case in Perth County

On Dec. 28, 2015, a calf exhibiting neurological signs in Ellice Ward, ON. (Perth County) was euthanized and tested for rabies. Test results were received on Dec. 30, and were positive for rabies (arctic fox variant). The last two cases of arctic fox-variant rabies in Southern Ontario (a skunk and a cat) were also found […]

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