International & National

January 2, 2018 — Nominations have officially opened for the Equestrian Canada (EC) National Awards, and will remain open until February 7, 2018 at 4 pm ET.

On December 21, 2017, Woodbine Entertainment announced a donation of $10,000 USD to the California Retirement Management Account (CARMA) to assist those impacted by the tragic Lilac Fire at San Luis Rey Downs Training Center in Bonsall, California.


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Ottawa, ON, Dec. 12, 2017 - Equestrian Canada (EC) is pleased to announce the hard-working young athletes who were chosen by the EC Jumping Committee to receive Jumping Youth Bursary funds for 2017. In recognition of the challenges young riders face as they strive to continue their education while competing at high levels of the jumping sport, the Jumping Youth Bursary was developed for athletes between the ages 14-21 who compete in hunter, jumper, and equitation divisions.

Guelph, ON - Ontario Equestrian presented a cheque for over $28,000 to Equine Guelph, for research, as part of their new branding launch during the Ontario Equestrian (OE) Member Appreciation Party at the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair on November 7, 2017.

Six horses stolen from a farm southwest of Edmonton, Alberta have been found safe and returned to their home. The Cameron family at Thunder Valley Ranches in Wetaskiwin County had discovered six of the family’s horses missing on the morning of Thursday, December 7, 2017, and were devastated by the loss.

Horse thieves entered the property located along Highway 13 between Winfield and Buck Lake during the night of Wednesday, December 6, 2017, and made off with six horses. The owners discovered the theft the next morning. Tracks at the location indicate that a truck and trailer were used to remove the horses. The horses were lured with oats.



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