Monthly Archives: May 2014

Equine Canada Announces New Chief Executive Officer

| In News

On behalf of the Equine Canada Board of Directors, it is a pleasure to announce the appointment of Eva Havaris as the new CEO effective June 9, 2014. Following a thorough search process, the Board chose Havaris for her strong fit with Equine Canada’s strategic plan One Vision. In addition to her exemplary management skills and extensive sport qualifications, the Board was impressed with Havaris’ executive leadership, dynamic vision and commitment to national sport organization (NSO) success. “On behalf of the Board of Directors and myself,…
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The Allure of Supplements

| In The Scoop On Nutrition Blog

The birds are chirping, the sun is shining longer every day, snow is gone and, of course, horses are shedding! Spring is finally here, which means show season is not that far behind. Or, for those of you who do not compete, good riding weather is back! Whatever your goals are for the summer, many people often start having a look at their feed program wanting to make sure that their horse is getting everything it needs in order to be healthy and fit for…
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Equine Guelph Launches Senior Horse Challenge

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Home of several popular online healthcare tools, Equine Guelph is pleased to announce its latest development, the Senior Horse Challenge. With the medical and research advances of today, horses are living longer lives! These are not the only reasons that horses are happily trotting into their late twenties or thirties. Behind every example of a senior shining with good health is an educated horse owner with an excellent support team. The importance of seeking input from your veterinarian and farrier to help maintain the health…
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New mandatory occupational health and safety training

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Important Notice from the Ministry of Labour –  New mandatory occupational health and safety training What employers need to know: workers and supervisors need to be trained by July 1, 2014. Employers across Ontario will need to ensure their workers and supervisors are trained in basic occupational health and safety so they know their roles, rights, and responsibilities under the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA). Employers who prefer to develop their own training or use existing training may do so as long as the training…
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Semex Alliance CEO Paul Larmer Named President & Chair of the Board, Royal Agricultural Winter Fair

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  Paul Larmer, CEO of Semex Alliance, has been elected to a two-year term as President and Chair of the Board of The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair.  Larmer succeeds outgoing president John M. Dunlap, Jr.   Since 1922, The Royal has been Canada’s leader in showcasing Canadian agriculture, food and equine excellence. Born and raised on an Ontario dairy farm, Paul Larmer has a lifetime of experience in the bovine genetics industry. He is a strong promoter of Canadian agriculture and youth in agriculture, having…
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System Fencing welcomes inaugural general manager

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SystemFence.com is delighted to announce David Stuart as its inaugural General Manager. Stuart is best known as Administration Coordinator of the (Standardbred) Ontario Sires Stakes. Company President Dwayne Job explains Stuart will be responsible for guiding the company’s vast array of horse industry product and service expansion. With its head office and tack shop located 15-minutes east of Guelph, ON, SystemFence.com serves the equine world with high quality goods and services ranging from custom stalls, fencing materials, fence installation, gates, exercise equipment including the “Odyssey,”…
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Canadian Show Jumpers Wrap Up CSIO4* Coapexpan On a High Note

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Canadian show jumpers continued to achieve impressive results at the CSIO4* Coapexpan, which wrapped up on May 11 in Mexico. After competing as a team to capture the Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup on May 9, the Canadians went solo on the final day of the competition in the $150,000 Gran Premio Veracruz Grand Prix. The Grand Prix was held in a unique format, taking place over two rounds, with scores from both rounds counting toward the final score. Out of a solid international starting field…
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Canada Leading North American League of 2014 Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup Series After Second Consecutive Win

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Team Canada continues to dominate the North American, Central American and Caribbean League of the Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup, after picking up their second consecutive win of the series on May 9 at the CSIO4* Coapexpan in Mexico. Team members Kara Chad (Calgary, AB), Ian Millar (Perth, ON), Jonathon Millar (Perth, ON), and Chris Sorensen (Caledon, ON) came out on top of the CSIO4* $80,000 Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup after edging out Team USA in an impressive jump-off between legendary riders, Ian Millar and  Beezie…
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Ontario seeks riders and coaches for interprovincial championships

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The Ontario Equestrian Federation is now accepting applications from riders and coaches who want to represent their province at the Canadian Interprovincial Equestrian Championships taking place in Blainville, QC. from Oct. 3-5, 2014. “We had a team of exceptionally talented riders who turned in outstanding performances last year. We want to continue to build on that momentum,” says Dianne Graham, the executive director of the OEF. “This is a great opportunity for riders to get a taste of national competition and we encourage everyone who…
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CornerStone to Host CDI-W Pan Am Test Event at Caledon Equestrian Park

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CornerStone will host its annual CDI-W CornerStone Spring Into Dressage competition, which will act as the official test event for the 2015 Pan American Games, from June 6 to 8 at the Caledon Pan Am Equestrian Park in Palgrave, ON.With next year’s Pan American Games in Toronto just over a year away, CDI-W CornerStone Spring Into Dressage offers an incredible opportunity for potential competitors to experience the newly re-built Caledon Pan Am Equestrian Park.  The same management team will be responsible for the dressage events,…
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