|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 Zone- Lockdown. Please pay attention to the following two area’s of the COVID-19 Response Framework below:
Sports and recreational fitness facilities
Facilities for indoor or outdoor sports and recreational fitness activities are closed except for:The sole use of high performance athletes including parasport athletes, and specified professional leagues (for example, NHL, CFL, MLS, NBA)Specified purposes (for example, day camps, child care)Outdoor recreational amenities (for example, ice rinks, ski hills, snow trails) open with restrictions (for example, no team sports)Community centres and multi-purpose facilities (for example, YMCA) allowed to be open for permitted activities (for example, child care services, day camps, social services)
Boarding kennels and stables
Permitted to open for animal’s owner, or their representative, to visit the animal, assist in the care or feeding of the animal or, as applicable, ride the animal
Please click below for the updated Framework: COVID-19 Response Framework
Here is a snapshot of the regions across the Province moving into new levels of Ontario’s COVID-19 restrictions framework.
Should you have specific questions about your region and its limitations, we ask that you contact your local public health officials for further guidance: Public Health Unit Locator
Ontario Equestrian will continue to advocate on behalf of our equestrian community and we encourage you to keep spreading the word about the For The Herd Campaignas we head into the winter months.
We thank you for your kindness and support through these most difficult time.
Stay safe everyone.