MARCH EQUINE EDUCATION MADNESS

Thank you to everyone who attended HCBC’s Ma to be able to provide four excellent virtual presentations given by industry experts. There was wonderful discussion and so many great questions asked. 

HCBC would like to thank the following:rch Madness Equine Education Series. The “rock star” line-up of speakers did not disappoint. 

HCBC was excited

  • Presenter: Reg Steward M.B., B.C. Ranch Safety Consultant, Cariboo-Chilcotin Regional Consultant, Superintendent of Field Operations AgSafe, Buffalo Creek Consulting;
  • Presenter: Shelagh Niblock PAS, Foundations Equine Consulting Services
  • Presenters, From the Western College of Veterinary Medicine: Dr. Julia Montgomery and Dr. Valentina Ragno
  • Presenter: Lesley McGill, The Saddle Doctor, Society Of Master Saddlers Qualified Saddle Fitter and Saddler

A very special thanks to the Western College of Veterinary Medicine for their continued support of Horse Council BC’s educational programs. 

As the saying goes: A horse doesn’t care how much you know until he knows how much you care.

 

55+ GAMES

Registration for the 55+ Games in Victoria, BC, to be held September 13 to 17, opened on March 1, 2022.

For a full explanation of what you need to do to register for the Games, click here.

Participants, volunteers, and those cheering in the stands come together to meet the moment in time. For the past two years, we have been isolated from friends and loved ones as we collectively battle a pandemic. Now, we celebrate not only our chance to reconnect in person, but our ability to transcend the challenge and emerge stronger, fitter, and more committed to the importance of community spirit and togetherness.

Information is also available on the HCBC website.

Equestrian competition at the Games will be held at the Saanich Fairgrounds (1528 Stellys Cross Road, Saanichton, BC). 

The 2022 Equestrian Competition will consist of:

Arena Driving Trials: Training Level 1 and Preliminary Level 2

Dressage: EC Tests, Training Level, First Level and Second Level

Western Dressage: HCBC Tests, Walk Jog, Training Level and First Level

Working Equitation: Level 1 Introductory, Level 2 Novice A and Level 3 Novice B

Working Hunter: 2’3” Low Working Hunter; 2’3” Working Hunter Over Fences; 2’3” Hunter Derby with 2’6” options; and 2’3” Handy Hunter.

55+ BC Summer Games equestrian

 

2022 IS A BC GAMES YEAR!

The BC Summer Games will be held in Prince George July 21 to 24, 2022. These Games will be here before you know it!

Equestrian Athletes

The deadline to declare for the 2022 BC Summer Games is May 31.

If you declared for the cancelled 2020 Games in Maple Ridge and wish to bring your declaration forward for the 2022 BC Summer Games Equestrian Team, please contact competition@hcbc.ca and confirm your intent to be considered for the 2022 Team.

For more information on how you can be a part of the BC Summer Games Equestrian Team for the 2022 Games in Prince George, click here.

Not quite ready for the 2022 Games?

Start preparing for future Games now — contact Sandy at competition@hcbc.ca to be included on the Equestrian Team prospects list and receive information on Summer Games Athlete Development programs.

  • Maple Ridge 2024 BC Summer Games, July 18–21, 2024
  • Kelowna 2026 BC Summer Games, July 23–26, 2026

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