The Canadian equine sector contributes over $8.7 billion to Canada’s gross domestic product (GDP), while also benefitting Canadians and the environment, a recent report from Equestrian Canada (EC) has found.

More than 1,400 wild horses call Alberta home, and now the province has developed a new management plan meant to encourage the sustainability of the horses and address their impact on the ecosystem.

Now in its fourth decade, the American Quarter Horse Youth World Cup is a biannual event that packs a lot into ten short days. For Canadian youth who are competitive in American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA)-sanctioned competition and their alliance partner disciplines, becoming a member of Team Canada is a goal they typically set for themselves very early on in their youth equestrian careers.

2024 Horse Council BC Memberships, BC Summer Games 2024, BC Equestrian Trails Fund Update

Summertime is show season for all riders across Canada, and riders with disabilities are no exception. Many riders with disabilities enjoy the chance to compete and ride with others to show their horse-riding abilities. There are many different kinds of opportunities for riders with special needs to enjoy competition including in-house shows, local schooling shows, and Para-Equestrian Canada video competitions.

Guelph, ON, August 9, 2023 — This summer, Equine Guelph celebrates its 20th anniversary. The award-winning centre at the University of Guelph is dedicated to improving the health and welfare of horses through education and research.

Learning from lesson horses - Do you remember your first lesson horse? Was it a wizened old schoolmaster, retired from his horse show days, who patiently taught you how to post the trot and pick a hoof?