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Country music legend Ian Tyson has died at the age of 89. The family of the late Canadian country legend Ian Tyson has confirmed the singer-songwriter died from ongoing health complications on December 29th, 2022 at his ranch in southern Alberta, Canada.

Canada’s dressage community lost a tireless volunteer and EC dressage judge in October, when Don Barnes passed away in Hamilton, ON, after a lengthy battle with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.

In its inaugural year, the CQHA Canadian National Amateur Team Tournament (CNATT) was more successful than anyone could have imagined! Developed by the CQHA’s membership committee, CNATT was a program designed to target the Quarter Horse industry’s largest and most lucrative population, our Canadian American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA) amateur members. The 2022 CNATT roster consisted of ten teams of ten AQHA amateur exhibitors from across the country.

HCBC News for Winter 2022 - It's Back! Receive a 5 PERCENT DISCOUNT on the HCBC membership(s) when registering for auto-renew. The discount applies to HCBC membership(s) only.

At long last, the therapeutic riding programs in Canada are returning to normal activities following two very difficult years. Riders and volunteers are coming back to take part in therapeutic riding activities. Canadian Therapeutic Riding Association (CanTRA) instructors and coaches have been able to return to work and carry out their jobs.

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Recent research shows that increasing parental age at conception has a detrimental effect on race speed. When a split-second can separate the horses at the end of the race, the slightest advantage can give the winner the edge. Research from the University of Exeter found that the speed of Thoroughbred horses declines as the age of their parents when they were conceived increases.

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A rare Przewalski’s horse named Kurt, produced by cloning in 2020, is thriving at his home at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park and learning the language of being a wild horse from Holly, a young female of his own species.

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