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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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February 2, 2023 – With the Pan American Games on the horizon in October 2023 and the Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games only 18 months away, the High Performance Advisory Group - Jumping (HPAG) and Equine Canada (EC) are pleased to announce Ian Millar, CM as the new Technical Advisor (TA), Jumping for Canada’s national show jumping team. 

Operating a therapeutic riding program involves many different skills which, when blended, create excellent programs. Each CanTRA Centre around the country has the opportunity to submit their candidates for the Annual CanTRA Awards at the beginning of each year. The goal of this program is to recognize the people and horses who work together to provide riding for those with special needs.

CQHA Launches Its New Reproductive Best Practices Virtual Seminars - Canadians Win Several World Champion and Reserve World Champion Titles at the 2022 AQHA World Championships - The Shannon Burwash Memorial Fund Announces 2022 Scholarship Recipients


In its inaugural year, the CQHA Canadian National Amateur Team Tournament (CNATT) was more successful than anyone could have imagined! Developed by the CQHA’s membership committee, CNATT was a program designed to target the Quarter Horse industry’s largest and most lucrative population, our Canadian American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA) amateur members. The 2022 CNATT roster consisted of ten teams of ten AQHA amateur exhibitors from across the country.

Canadian Dressage Owners and Riders Association Inc. (CADORA) was pleased to welcome FEI 5* Dressage Judge, Stephen Clarke, back to Canada in 2022 to present two Build a Better Dressage Horse clinics. The clinics were held September 24-25 at M2 Dressage in Millgrove, Ontario, and October 1-2 at Fairlawn Equestrian Centre in Brentwood Bay, BC.

The Canadian Quarter Horse Association (CQHA) Breeders Committee is made up of a group of diverse breeders representing every discipline within the Quarter Horse industry. The primary objective of the committee is to promote the quality Quarter Horses which are produced in Canada by the many talented and knowledgeable breeders.

The excitement is building as national championships are set to return to the Royal Horse Show to celebrate its centennial year! Just as show season is ramping up, Equestrian Canada (EC) is setting its sights on how it will culminate. Now six months away, EC’s national championships will be a part of the 100th anniversary celebrations during the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair, returning to Toronto’s Exhibition Place November 4 to 13, 2022.

The first few months of 2022 have been extremely busy for the Canadian Quarter Horse Association (CQHA), its members, and its board of directors. The American Quarter Horse Association’s (AQHA) annual convention was hosted in Las Vegas, NV in February, which resulted in five new Canadian AQHA directors being appointed for the provinces of British Columbia, Alberta, Ontario, and Quebec. Work also began there to start promoting CQHA hosted, Canadian Quarter Horse breeding farm and ranch tours to international guests for summer 2022 and 2023, an endeavour to promote and export the quality genetics and Quarter Horses that Canada produces.

The Can-Am Equine All Breeds Expo regrettably announces the postponement of both shows in Ancaster, ON and Chilliwack, BC to spring of 2023.