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What is Therapeutic Riding? Therapeutic riding offers the opportunity for people with a wide range of disabilities to ride horses in a safe environment. This can be a very valuable experience, offering help to build into a person’s life many new skills and experiences. In therapeutic riding, people learn to ride horses in the same way as in other riding disciplines, but it is just a more incremental process.

On March 10th, 2023, the Tk’emlups Rural RCMP received a report of several horses killed on British Columbia Crown land, north of Walhachin, approximately 65 km west of Kamloops.

The equestrian community in Canada and abroad offers condolences to the family and friends of Wyndham St John, who passed away on March 6 at the age of 63 in Cadiz, Spain. Born in Vancouver, BC, and residing in the United Kingdom, St John was an accomplished Canadian equestrian throughout her life.

Ottawa, ON, March 11, 2023 — In recognition of the RCMP’s 150th anniversary and the upcoming coronation of His Majesty King Charles III in May, the RCMP is pleased to announce that RCMP Musical Ride horse Noble will be presented to His Majesty King Charles III. Details about the ceremony will be released at a later date.

In a private ceremony, held at the McDougall Centre in Calgary, Alberta, on February 23, 2023, Spruce Meadows co-founder Margaret Southern CC, LVO, AOE, B.Ed., LLD. was presented the Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee Medal by the Lieutenant Governor of Alberta, Her Honour, the Honourable Salma Lakhani AOE, B.Sc., LLD (hon). This commemorative medal was created to mark the 70th anniversary of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s accession to the Throne as Queen of Canada.

February 24, 2023 marks one year since the full-scale invasion of Ukraine by Russian military forces began with the support of Belarus.

Enhancing the understanding of the role of horses in human health and learning. The annual Equine Industry Symposium shared the latest research and updates on the topic of horses in human health and learning with over 550 delegates attending over three sessions from November 21-23, 2022 with hundreds more registering to receive the online sessions.

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