Equinews

By Anna Gerber, Colorado State University

Center celebrates the role of the horse in society as a place of healing, treatment, education, and research for diverse clients.

Just west of Colorado State University’s (CSU) main campus in Fort Collins, the new state-of-the-art Temple Grandin Equine Center (TGEC) opened its doors recently as the new home of one of the leading equine-assisted services facilities in the world.

Court of Arbitration for Sport exonerates Nicole Walker and highlights her commitment to clean sport - Equestrian Canada (EC) has learned of the reasoned rulings by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) in the Arbitral Award concerning Nicole Walker, EC and The Pan American Sports Organization.

Operational Committees Endorse Approach - Equestrian Canada (EC) is pleased to announce that its Board of Directors has approved a new Corporate Reserve Fund Policy, which will take effect on May 1, 2021.

The Fédération Équestre Internationale (FEI) Tribunal has suspended USA Jumping athlete Andrew Kocher for ten years, and disqualified him from eight events between June 2018 and November 2019, for using electric spurs on horses. The athlete has also been fined CHF (Swiss franc) 10,000 and ordered to pay costs of CHF 7,500.

A Successful AGM & Exciting Developments Ahead!

Manitoba Horse Council (MHC) would like to greet new members to its Board of Directors, and welcome back returning Chairs.

At the MHC Annual General Meeting held virtually on April 16, 2021, twenty-seven Member Club representatives, eight current Board members, seventeen general members, six Board nominees, and four staff met to discuss the operations of the association, looking back over 2020 activities and forward through 2021.

During the early 1950s, Quarter Horses began their introduction into Canada’s west. The Canadian Quarter Horse Association (CQHA) was first formed in 1957 by inaugural president John G. Millar of Milestone, Saskatchewan with George M. Cheatham of Calgary, Alberta acting as vice president. The following year, Roy Ionson brought the first registered Quarter Horse to Ontario. Ionson, the founding president of the Ontario Quarter Horse Association, was also the first person from the province elected to the CQHA’s board of directors in 1961.

One of the most important aspects of training for any of the levels of CanTRA Instructor is that of mentoring. CanTRA has a longstanding tradition of mentoring and supporting candidates through the instructor certification process.

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