OE News

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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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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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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UPDATE: Revised COVID-19 Framework – York Region & Windsor-Essex

Friday December 11, 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 aware that effective 12:01 AM on Monday December 14, 2020, York Region and Windsor-Essex will be moved to the Grey […]

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