In the July/August 2017 issue of Canadian Horse Journal, we celebrated Canada’s 150th anniversary with stories of 20 exceptional horses that have reflected our values and fired our national pride. One of those horses was Big Ben.
My Passion - Helping Horses Worldwide! In 1984, after qualifying for the European Championships, I had to retire my beautiful Hanoverian gelding, Pirat, for lameness, and my riding career came abruptly to an end. I wish I knew then what I have learned in the past 35-plus years as a Certified Master Saddler consulting with equine professionals around the world.
In 2010, the Canadian Horse Industry Profile Study was undertaken by Equestrian Canada (formerly Equine Canada). The mandate was to define the state of the industry at that time, the issues that could direct its future.