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The Animal Disaster Relief Fund (ADRF) is helping to look after displaced horses and animals during and long after the wildfires in the interior of British Columbia.

In 2013, Equine Canada (now Equestrian Canada) and the National Farm Animal Care Council released the Code of Practice for the Care and Handling of Equines. This important document is a comprehensive guideline for equine owners and managers, and addresses the basic needs of food and water, shelter, freedom of movement, company of others, veterinary care, farrier care, emergency preparedness, and humane end of life options.

Odysseo by Cavalia is now playing under its gigantic White Big Top next to Hershey Centre in Mississauga, Ontario. The $30 million production is a show unlike any other on the planet.

The 60th Annual Canadian National Arabian and Half-Arabian Championship Horse Show returns to Brandon, Manitoba for the seventh year in a row. Join the Arabian Horse Association (AHA) as they celebrate the beauty and versatility of Arabian & Half-Arabian horses, Canadian style.

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Across the country, questions of lack of accountability and poor communication kept surfacing. Board members resigned. Transparency was clouded. And when the name was changed from Equine Canada to Equestrian Canada, the backlash was significant. The name “Equine Canada” at least appeared to represent all of Canada’s 963,500 (give or take) horses, their owners, trainers, breeders, coaches, the industry, agriculture, the support companies, the sports community, and the wider network of sponsors.

Congratulations to John Swales of Millarville, Alberta, who guided Heza Diamond Spark to the World’s Greatest Horseman Championship at the Celebration of Champions event held in Fort Worth Texas in February. Thirty-six horse-and-rider combinations competed for a shot at the title and the $35,000 winner’s share of the $138,000 total payout on February 18. Swales is the first non-American rider to win the title…

Equestrian Canada honoured the achievements of some of Canada’s equestrians, organizations and horses during the 2017 EC Awards Reception, presented by Boehringer Ingelheim, held April 8, 2017, in Vancouver, BC.

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