Monthly Archives: July 2012

Equine Guelph Infection Control Workshops and eWorkshops are Back

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Protect your horse from infectious diseases. “Beat the Bugs” with Biosecurity Back by popular demand, Equine Guelph has announced the second offering of the Biosecurity Prevention eWorkshop from October 22 to November 4, 2012 and four more local workshops in Ontario. Equine Guelph’s new eWorkshops are two-week online short courses designed for busy horse owners. They provide the latest evidence-based information available from University of Guelph facilitators and experts from the industry.

Last April, horse enthusiasts from around the globe enjoyed the launch of Equine Guelph’s first eWorkshop on equine…
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Canadian Reiners Win Silver and Bronze Team medals at 2012 NAJYRC

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The Canadian Junior Reining Team won the silver medal and the Young Riders earned the team bronze on July 19 at the 2012 Adequan FEI North American Junior Young Rider Championships. Presented by Gotham North, these Championships are being held July 17-22 at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, KY. The Junior Team, comprised Emily Birch of La Salle, MB, Haley Franc of Prince Albert, SK, Micaela Maharaj of Oak Bluff, MB, and Emily Wilson of Uxbridge, ON, scored a total of 592.5, which won…
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Canadian Dressage Riders Win Individual Medals at the 2012 NAJYRC

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Canadian dressage riders continued their winning ways in individual and freestyle competition at the 2012 North American Junior & Young Rider Championships held at the Kentucky Horse Park, Lexington, KY. Saturday, July 21 featured both divisions’ freestyles, the final leg of the competition. In the Junior Riders Freestyle held in the afternoon, Laurence Blais Tetreault of Montreal, QC, rode her horse Pissarro, a 15-year-old Westphalian gelding, to a gold medal finish with a score of 73.575%. Mariah Sutton of Drumbo, ON and her 15-year-old Oldenburg gelding Renoir, earned…
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Canadian Endurance Riders Win Team Gold at NAJYRC

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Canadian Endurance riders Lee Hutten, Emma Webb and Jessica Yavis won the team gold medal at the 2012 Adequan FEI North American Junior and Young Riders Championships in the NAJYRC-CH 4* FEI Championship race held July 20, 2012. In an incredible display of team unity, all three members crossed the finish line together to earn top honours in the first ever FEI 4* 120 km race held at the Championships. Hutten of Chesterville, ON, riding Parker AES, Dessia Miller’s 12-year-old Arabian gelding, finished in seven hours and…
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Canadian Young Event Riders set to Compete at North American Junior and Young Riders Championships

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The Canadian Eventing Committee is pleased to announce the teams representing Canada at the 2012 Adequan FEI North American Junior and Young Riders Championships. Presented by Gotham North, the Championships will be held July 17-22 at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, KY.  Riders will compete for top honours in team and individual competition in two divisions-Junior One Star Championships (open to riders 14-18 years of age) and Young Rider Two Star Championships (for riders 16-21 years of age). Riders named to compete in the…
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Canadian Show Jumping Riders Named for North American Junior and Young Rider Championships

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Jump Canada has announced the show jumping athletes that will represent Canada at the 2012 Adequan FEI North American Junior and Young Rider Championships.  Presented by Gotham North, these Championships will be held July 17–22 at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, KY.  Team and individual honours will be awarded in two divisions for show jumping, Junior (open to riders aged 14 to 18) and Young Riders’ (for riders aged 16-21). The show jumping athletes that will represent Canada are: Young Rider division Rider Hometown…
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Canadian Reining Team and Individuals Named for 2012 North American Junior and Young Rider Championships

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July 16, 2012—The Canadian Reining Committee (CRC) is pleased to announce the team and individual riders to represent Canada and their provinces at the 2012 Adequan FEI North American Junior and Young Rider Championships. Presented by Gotham North, these Championships will be held July 17–22, 2012 at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, KY. The Junior Rider team members and Young Rider individuals were selected based on results achieved during a specified qualification period. Junior Team Rider Hometown Horse Owner Emily Birch La Salle, MB…
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Tipperary Equestrian Official Helmet & Body Protector of the FEI Adequan NAJYRC

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Tipperary Equestrian, an international equestrian market leader, is proud to sponsor FEI Adequan North American Junior Young Riders Championships (NAJYRC) being held in Lexington, KY July 17th -22nd. As the Official Helmet & Body Protector of the NAYRC, Tipperary Equestrian is uniquely poised as a North American manufacturer to support this prestigious event at the Kentucky Horse Park. “We are very excited to showcase Tipperary’s full range of products to this elite youth market of emerging riders.” says Leslie Newton, Sales & Marketing Manager of…
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OEF’s Impact Statement – Budget Bill 55 – the Horse Racing and Breeding Industry

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OEF’S IMPACT STATEMENT This document was submitted to the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs regarding Budget Bill 55 – the Horse Racing and Breeding Industry June 6, 2012 The OLG Slots at the Racetrack Program has not been a subsidy program – a common misconception that needs to be set straight. It is a payment for services rendered and has resulted in the stimulation and successful rebirth of many of Ontario’s rural communities. Until now, that revenue sharing partnership has ted the province…
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English Competition Coach Specialist Certification Program Launches

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An exciting new coaching certification program is now available for English coaches in Canada. The Competition Coach Specialist is a highly accessible certification program designed for those working with intermediate or more advanced riders in furthering their students’ basic riding, horsemanship and safety skills, as well as advancing competition experience from provincial to national level competitions. “The specialist program is really important because it fills the gap between the Competition Coach and High Performance Coach,” explains Grant Field, chair of the National Coaching Committee and…
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