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Forty-eight thousand dollars was the top price paid for a yearling during the annual Alberta Thoroughbred Sale on Friday, September 13th at Westerner Park in Red Deer, Alberta. There were 111 quality yearlings on offer with 67 selling for total gross sales of $451,300. The top five highest priced yearlings were all Alberta-bred yearlings.

This year marks the Saskatchewan Association of Veterinary Technologists’ 35th year as an association. We hope you can join us as we celebrate at our Annual Conference, AGM and Trade Show this November 1 to 3, 2019 at the Saskatoon Inn and Western College of Veterinary Medicine in Saskatoon, SK. The SAVT Conference is Saskatchewan’s largest continuing education event for Registered Veterinary Technologists (RVT) and the largest gathering of RVTs on the Prairies!

The Canadian Horse Wellness Expo is held each November during Farmfair International in Edmonton, Alberta, and features a number of speakers on a wide range of topics of interest to horse owners, breeders, and professionals. Check out the exciting schedule for the two-day expo this year...

On September 12, 2019, Equestrian Canada (EC) announced the departure of Chief Executive Officer, Richard Mongeau, who had taken the position on April 1, 2018. The position of Interim CEO will be filled by Yves Hamelin.

With an abundance of passion and determination, Laframboise worked tirelessly over many decades to raise the profile, standards and reputation of eventing in Canada.

The 2019 CanTRA Awards - Congratulations to our award winners!

By Bren Pickel, CanTRA

CanTRA Outstanding Therapy Horse Award

Sponsor: CanTRA

RUDYMount View Special Riding Association (MVSRA), Olds, AB

who loves jumping and competing in eventing. But in August 2019, Equestrian Canada (EC) revoked Barrett’s use of compensating aids that were approved on EC’s own master list, essentially barring her from being able to compete.




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