Monthly Archives: February 2014

OEF Youth Bursary recipients get a leg up to pursue their equestrian goals

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The Ontario Equestrian Federation is pleased to present seven juniors from across the province with $1,000 through the OEF Youth Bursary program to help them reach their equestrian goals. “This is such a deserving group of young horse people and we are thrilled to be able to help them with their equestrian endeavours,” says Dianne Graham, executive director of the OEF. “Supporting the next generation of riders is very important to us and we’re confident these young riders are going to go on to do…
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Canadians Clean Up at CDIO3* Adequan Global Dressage Festival

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It turned out to be a landmark week for Canadian dressage riders at the CDIO3* Adequan Global Dressage Festival (AGDF), held Feb. 19-23 in Wellington, FL, USA. This was the seventh of 12 consecutive weeks of the AGDF series, which draws some of the best dressage riders and horses from around the world. Week seven was especially prestigious. Not only was the competition host to the Stillpoint Farm CDIO Nations Cup and the Florida International Youth Dressage Championships, it was also the only CDIO-level competition…
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The Bran Mash Myth

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By: Kalina Rutledge, BBRM Equine, Marc-Andre Blouin, B.Sc. Winter is not showing any signs of backing off and these frigid temperatures tend to make people want to give their horses a little something extra in their feed as a warm, cozy treat. The traditional warm winter feed for horses is a bran mash. Often people will mix wheat bran with boiling water and any other yummy treats like chopped apples or carrots and molasses to make a tasty mash for these chilly mornings. The tradition…
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The Real Cost of Horse Ownership

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By Equine Guelph It is often said that if you ask a question to ten horse owners, you will get ten different answers. However, one thing we can all agree upon is that horses are expensive! Affording the initial purchase cost is the least of expenses. Calculating the maintenance over the horses’ lifetime is a more realistic look at a long-term budgeting plan. How much does horse ownership really cost? The short answer is that it depends. There are many variables that come into play…
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2014 CSIO & CSIOY Teams Named for Wellington, Florida

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   Jump Canada is pleased to announce the riders chosen to represent Canada in the G&C Farm CSIO4* and the FEI Young Riders Nations Cup, presented by Hollow Creek Farm during the FTI Consulting Winter Equestrian Festival in Wellington, FL, Feb. 26 – March 2, 2014. Senior Team The Canadian Team competing in the $75,000 Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup™, presented by G&C Farm, will be comprised of the following riders and horses: Yann Candele of Caledon, ON, on Watermark Group’s Showgirl, a 2000 Selle Francaise…
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Dressage Canada Amends Canadian Team Composition for the Adequan Global Dressage Festival CDI-O3*

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Dressage Canada announces amendments to the teams representing Canada at the upcoming Adequan Global Dressage Festival CDI-O3* scheduled for February 18 to 23, in Wellington, Florida, due to the late scratch of David Marcus and Chrevi’s Capital. “Unfortunately, Capital had a reaction on his back to a new laundry detergent that was used to wash his saddle pad. I wanted to give him the proper time to recover and, as a result, have not been able to train coming into this competition,” stated Marcus. “I…
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Equine Canada Awards Gala Gives Recognition to Outstanding Equestrians and Supporters

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The 2013 Equine Canada National Awards were presented to outstanding individuals, companies, and supporters of the equestrian industry in Canada during a prestigious gala held Feb. 7 in Winnipeg, MB.The EC Awards Gala was part of the 2014 Equine Canada National Convention, which took place at the Radisson Hotel Winnipeg from Feb. 5-9. Awards presented during the gala included: 2013 Equestrian of the Year – Rebecca Howard  Despite being just 34 years old, Howard has an impressive number of accomplishments under her belt. She was…
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Jump Canada Announces Distribution of 2013 Venue Development Funds

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Jump Canada is pleased to announce the distribution of $5,000 in Venue Development Funds. The Venue Development Fund, financed by the Jump Canada Levy, directly impacts hunter, jumper and equitation riders and owners across the country through subsidizing improvements at competition facilities. The fund is rewarded to show organizers, or geographic groups of competitions that re-invest in their competition facilities to enhance the showing experience and conditions for competitors and their horses. Each year, competitions are invited to submit applications and receipts of work completed…
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Canadians Rack up Ribbons at CDI4*/3* Adequan Global Dressage Festival

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Canadian dressage riders added plenty of ribbons to their collection during week five of the Adequan Global Dressage Festival (AGDF), held Feb. 6-9 in Wellington, FL, USA. In the prestigious CDI4* FEI Grand Prix on Feb. 6, David Marcus of Campbellville, ON was the top-placed Canadian riding Chrevi’s Capital, a 14-year-old Danish Warmblood owned by 2013 Dressage Canada Owner of the Year, Deborah Kinzinger-Miculinic. Marcus went up against 18 top international competitors, finishing in fifth place. Karen Pavicic of Richmond, BC followed Marcus in sixth…
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EquineLUX Selling Saddle Pads to Support Elyse Leduc After a Horrific Car Accident

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News has spread rapidly in the Flamborough horse community about horsewoman Elyse Leduc, who was seriously injured in a horrific car accident on Jan. 27 on the snow-covered northbound lanes of the Highway 6 in Waterdown, ON. In response to the tragedy, EquineLUX is supporting Leduc by donating 20 per cent of sales from its innovative English saddle pads and sheepskin half-pads with pockets. It took over 30 minutes for the emergency crews to get 22-year-old Leduc out of her car following the head-on collision. She was…
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