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In Memoriam: Mill Creek Raphael (1990-2015)

Former Canadian Show Jumping Team horse Mill Creek Raphael died on Dec. 27, 2015, at the age of 25. Owned by Phil Henning of Mill Creek Stables in Cambridge, ON, before being donated to Equine Canada in 2003, Mill Creek Raphael was a bay Hanoverian gelding (Raphael x Gluecksstern) born in Germany in 1990.  Bred […]

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In Memoriam: Viscount (1997-2015)

Members of Toronto Police Services Mounted Unit are mourning the loss of Viscount, a 19-year-old Percheron-cross gelding who died on Christmas day. Viscount had served the Toronto Police for 14 years in all aspects of mounted police work, including crowd management, search, ceremonial, general patrol and community engagement.  He is remembered as being a kind […]

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Congratulations to our most recent Learn to Ride achievers

The OEF would like to congratulate the following individuals on reaching a new Rider Level in the Learn to Ride program, which challenges riders to work through different levels of horsemanship skills and knowledge. First Last Level Discipline City Marie-Helene Bernier 8 English Orleans Sandi Patterson 8 English Kemptville Elizabeth Fahrner 6 English Markham Kady […]

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In Memoriam: Doug Leatherdale (1936-2015)

The Ontario Equestrian Federation extends deepest sympathies to the friends and family of the late Doug Leatherdale, who passed away peacefully on his birthday, Dec. 6, surrounded by loved ones. He had just turned 79. He was an integral part of the Canadian Dressage scene, well-respected as both a breeder of high quality horses, and as […]

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Equestrians honoured with People Make a Difference Awards

The Ontario Equestrian Federation is pleased to announce the 2015 recipients of its People Make a Difference Awards, which are presented annually to equestrians who have worked tirelessly behind the scenes in support of Ontario’s equine community. Congratulations to our 2015 recipients: Peter Cameron – Arabian Horse Association of Eastern Canada Nancy Codlin – Canadian […]

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Jump Canada Hall of Fame Celebrates Four New Inductees

The Jump Canada Hall of Fame welcomed four new inductees during its ninth annual Induction Ceremony and Gala, presented by BMO Financial Group, held Sunday, November 8, 2015, at the Liberty Grand in Toronto, ON. The Canadian hunter/jumper community turned out in full force for the sold-out event to celebrate the induction of four new […]

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