Mark Laskin has resigned from his position as Equestrian Canada’s (EC) Technical Advisor — Jumping, which includes acting as chef d’équipe for the Canadian Show Jumping Team at major games and Nations’ Cup team competitions, effective immediately.

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Lamaze also receives Order of Sport - Olympic show jumping champions Eric Lamaze and Hickstead were inducted into Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame during a virtual ceremony held on October 3, 2021.

Fall Classic Breeders’ Sale 2021 a Smashing Success - This year marked the 27th consecutive Fall Classic Sale presented by Canadian Warmblood Horse Breeders Association (CWHBA) Alberta Chapter and hosted in partnership with ClipMyHorse. The concept of this sale when it was started was for breeders to come together to help each other market and sell their young stock and riding-aged horses. With the help of hardworking volunteers and guidance from some of the sale founders, the sale Admin Team put together an impressive catalogue of top youngsters and riding horses with something for absolutely every market. There are now 1082 separate bidders’ accounts, and of those 508 were logged in during the bidding and the videos were viewed an incredible 33,000 times in the past three weeks. All of this makes the sale a smashing success!

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Canadian Horse Journal and its talented editorial team were once again honoured for editorial excellence during the American Horse Publications (AHP) 2021 Equine Media Awards. AHP Equine Media Awards are the premier awards within the equine media industry, and AHP has been honouring excellence in equine media since 1975. The awards ceremony was part AHP’s Annual Conference held this year in Irving, Texas on September 16-18.

Due to the rising number of COVID-19 cases in Saskatchewan, Prairieland Park, together with their partners, the Western College of Veterinary Medicine and the Saskatchewan Horse Federation, announced on September 28, 2021 that it is no longer appropriate to hold the event as scheduled in October 2021.

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Canadian Show Jumping team horse, Dixson, passed away at the age of 18 on September 15, 2021 at his home at Lothlorien Farm in Cheltenham, ON, following a happy retirement. 

Born in 2003, the Belgian Warmblood gelding (Vigo D Arsouilles Stx x Olisco), owned by Ariel Grange, was an iconic horse for the Canadian Equestrian Team.  

Heartfelt condolences are extended to the family and friends of Robin Hahn of Lumby, BC who passed away on August 14, 2021, at the age of 88.



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