At our Annual General Meeting on April 18, we recognized six individuals and two horses who have elevated equine sport and recreation in Manitoba. Past president Geri Sweet says, “I have been involved in the Awards process for many years and I am blown away by the caliber and number of this year’s nominees.”

HCBC would like to introduce the latest national program from Equestrian Canada (EC) called Rookie Riders. Rookie Riders is a safe and fun introduction to riding, horses, and horsemanship with riding and gymnastic activities focusing on the skills used in equestrian sport.

As the Volunteer Coordinator for a therapeutic riding stable, I ask the same question of each prospective volunteer I meet: Why do you want to volunteer? I hear one of two answers in every response: I want to give back to my community, and I love horses.

At the feet of the historic Rocky Mountains, Southern Alberta’s premier rodeo has challenged some of the best rodeo athletes in North America for the past 22 years.

The Capital City Classic, our 43rd annual Equestrian Canada Gold and Bronze competition, will be held on July 20-21, 2019 at the Saanich Fairgrounds, Victoria, BC. The Capital City Classic is hosted by the members of Victoria Saanich CADORA Society.

Langley, BC, April 24, 2019 – The Horse Council BC Community Talks Travelling Road Show Equine Education Summit is making its way to the Prestige Lakeside Resort & Convention Centre on May the 5th for a fun day of learning from expert speakers.

Just a few dollars from each Horse Council BC member each year can make a huge difference in building and improving BC’s equestrian trails. If you like to explore new trails, or plan to in the future, help make BC the best place on earth to ride by making a donation to the BC Equestrian Trails Fund. Grants will be made available to HCBC member clubs to assist them in building and improving trails and horse-camping sites.




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