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A Bit About
marked the beginning of a new term for board members of the Upper Canada
Equestrian Association. The AGM was held at HorseWorld Emporium with
refreshments, shopping and a full slate of business to take care of.
Mind at Ease Equine Services offers more than just horse sitting
Mind at Ease Equine Services, located in Fort Erie, was started by life long horse lover Jessica Pattison. It offers farm sitting services in the Niagara Region. Do you want to go away on a worry-free vacation knowing your home and animals are left in knowledgeable, compassionate, reliable hands? Mind at Ease Equine Services is there to help you. Jessica specializes in equine care but is also available for dogs, cats, other household pets, cows, pigs, goats, rabbits, feathered friends and many more! Read more
Niagara Needs an 'Equine' Voice
You Can Help Be that Voice by Joining the Upper Canada Equestrian Association
On December 12th, 2012, the Upper Canada Equestrian Association will hold its Annual General Meeting which generally takes place at HorseWorld Emporium in St. Catharines (this needs to be confirmed - (check the UCEA website or facebook page for updates). This year, the meeting is that much more important as it is election time for a new board. While it would be lovely if you as a local equestrian were interested in being on the board, it is also important that the Upper Canada Equestrian Association increases its membership numbers, particularly with those that are willing to help make a difference for the equine community in Niagara. Read more:
Quarter Horse Racing Concludes at
Fort Erie with Three Stakes Events
October 17, Fort Erie - After another
successful season at Fort Erie Race Track, the Quarter Horse meet concluded
today with 11 races taking place. Once again, the 'World's fastest equine
athletes' provided fans with another fast and furious card of racing
including three stakes events.
Niagara's "Double Whammy" clinic September 22, 2012
On a rainy and somewhat miserable Saturday morning I had the privilege of watching a unique and very relevant clinic format for the rider of any discipline who's constantly seeking to learn and improve.
Hosted by George Tirpko, at Rivendell Arabians in Pt. Colborne, this clinic was different; featuring the coaching duo of Linda Reavely & Janet Henderson; Dressage Niagara competitors, and multi-disciplined coaches, plus three local riders with three very different horses. Read more:
Horses 4 Heroes celebrated their grand-opening in June. Horses 4 Heroes at Triple R Ranch is the only facility currently accepted in Canada to add to the 150 ranches in the USA that have been serving "Wounded Warriors" since 2006.Learn more about Horses 4 Heroes
Extreme Cowboy Race Winner, Jennifer Postma
Tells About Her Experience
ENN asked Jennifer Postma to tell us about herself , her horse and the experience of competing in the Extreme Cowboy Race. Read what she had to say...
Barefoot Trimming Clinic
Natures Barefoot Hoofcare Guild will be teaching a 5-day trimming clinic
August 20th to 24th, 8:30 am - 3:30pm each day.
NRE Introduces Ambassador program
The Niagara Regional Agricultural Society strives to promote excellence and instill leadership, confidence and independence in our outgoing young men and women by hosting this program. The program will provide participants with leadership opportunities communication & interview skills. More:
New contest launched
Seeking farmers for the 2013 Faces of Farming calendar
May 22, 2012 – It’s often said that there’s no such thing as a typical farmer – that Ontario’s farm community is comprised of tens of thousands of outstanding farmers. Each one could be considered unique for the way they grow their crops, raise their livestock or manage their environmental practices.
Hickstead Commemorative Portrait Now Available
Ottawa, ON—World renowned equine artist Fred Stone has painted
a portrait to honour Canada's beloved show jumping champion, Hickstead.
EquineHospitality.com is a free equine travel directory connecting equestrians who travel with their horses to horse-friendly accommodations, including campgrounds, layover stables, guest ranches, vacation ranches and other facilities that provide equine lodging. Read more:
Confident Horsemanship Lesson Clinic
Date = 06/02/12 Start = 10:00 am Finish = 5:00 pm
Whispering Hearts Horse Rescue Description
"Learn how to deepen trust, respect and communication between you and your horse. You will both become calmer, more focused and connected as you develop a willing partnership." Read more:
RODEO TOUR 2012 - in Welland July 27th
Canada Equestrian Association is pleased to finally announce that
their Annual Nicky Aitken Trail Ride for Breast Cancer will indeed take
place this year on June 3rd. Organizers told ENN the ride will happen,
but in a much smaller scale than previous years. read
One month to the Equine Expo
Paris Fair (August 30-Sept. 3rd) announces great entertainment line-up, plus OBRA barrels, 6-horse hitch and much more.
Education and information is key especially when it comes to horse owners wanting to know more about their horses, training, showing, and the list goes on and on. Here is yet another information night, this one outining the hottest fashions in show gear this year. Check it out!
6 Horse Hitch Classic at Equine Expo in June - read more:
Dressage Niagara Update
Millar Time at the Meadows
(SPRUCE MEADOWS, Calgary, AB): Show Jumping legend Ian Millar showed the world why he is still considered amongst the best in the sport by winning the RBC Financial Group Cup in convincing fashion at Spruce Meadows today. Millar, riding his 2008 Olympic team silver medal partner In Style, posted the lone clear round over the 550 meter, 16 jumping effort course designed by Michel Vaillancourt (CAN).
“Now you know why he’s called In Style,” laughed Millar. “That’s the way he wins, “in style”.” Read more
UPDATED FEI EQUINE PROHIBITED SUBSTANCE LIST IN EFFECT FROM 4 APRIL 2011
The 2011 FEI Equine Prohibited Substance List comes into effect today, 4 April.
The updated List has been publicly available since the FEI General Assembly in Taipei last November when it was unanimously approved.
The 2011 List will show all Prohibited Substances added to or removed from the 2010 List and Database until 4 June 2011.
Jane Savoie, one of the most recognized coaches in Olympic-level dressage, will bring the beauty and finesse of horses dancing dressage to her clinics at the Equine Expo. But when it comes to sheer power, Belgians, Percherons and Clydesdales are the musclemen of the equine world. They will be on display in full force in a variety of events and educational workshops under the watchful eye of draft horse expert, Jim Poole. Read More:
Rule Changes at the Calgary Stampede
Can Am Equine is proud to announce Case IH as a sponsor of the 2011 Can Am Equine show.
The Can-Am is proud of its development of the Great Can-AM Tack and Trailer show and has become a destination event for the horse owners to start their year. Case IH will be on hand for the entire weekend with their product and their Case IH products will be used in the working arena. Arena conditioners will be demonstrated with the Case IH machinery demonstrating to the horse enthusiast the proper machinery for your horse farm needs. Matt Roberts stated “Case IH is excited to be involved in the Can-Am show and will be on hand to talk to our many customers that use our products for their required needs” Case IH is also major partner with the Ontario Equestrian Association and their commitment to the equine sport is appreciated.
SPRUCE MEADOWS – NUMBER ONE!
(SPRUCE MEADOWS, Calgary, AB): Spruce Meadows is extremely proud to announce that the North American Riders Group (NARG) has recognized Spruce Meadows as Top Tournament in the sport of show jumping for 2010.
NARG consists of the sports’ top riders, trainers, coaches, owners and business interests representing Canada, Mexico and the United States. A number of criteria are considered in assessing all of the tournaments, including footing in the rings, prize money, stabling, attendance course designs, technical aspects and media coverage. Read more:
Masterfeeds Named as Recipient of the 2010 Equine Canada Sponsor of the Year
Ottawa, Ontario—Equine Canada proudly announces that the 2010 recipient of the Equine Canada Sponsor of the Year is Masterfeeds.
Masterfeeds was founded in Toronto in 1929 and has proudly served Canada for 82 years.
In 2009, Masterfeeds was awarded the distinction of Official Gold Feed Partner of the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games (WEG). Not long after, Masterfeeds partnered with Equine Canada to develop ways of promoting and supporting our Canadian Equestrian Team on their journey to WEG.
USEF Passes New Safety Helmet Rules for Eventing and Dressage
January 26 2011, Article # 17606
The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) Board of Directors during this year's annual meeting approved new helmet rules for riders in both eventing and dressage--just two weeks after dozens of stakeholders in equestrian sport met with the goal of improving rider safety across disciplines.
"If the technology is available to reduce head injuries, the time to use it is now," said USEF president David O'Connor. "I am very proud of our organization for taking this very important step. It is a huge direction of change." Read more:
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