Monthly Archives: January 2015

Court Orders Pup Star to Cease Unauthorized Practice

| In News

The Ontario Superior Court of Justice has added clarity to an existing Order that a non-veterinarian stop practising veterinary medicine. The College initiated contempt proceedings against Jill Thompson and her business Pup Star due to the continued provision of animal dentistry in spite of the March 2014 order to stop practising veterinary medicine.  The College and Ms. Thompson reached an agreement was incorporated into a Judgment that also awarded the College $5,000. The Judgment states: THIS COURT ORDERS that the Responding Parties, Jill Thompson, personally, and Jill…
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Endurance 2015 Team Selection Criteria for NAJYRC and Pan American Endurance Championship Now Available

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Equine Canada and Endurance Canada International are pleased to announce that the Canadian team selection criteria are now available for both the 2015 Pan American Endurance Championship and the 2015 North American Junior Young Rider Championship. Visit the EC website for the selection criteria at http://www.equinecanada.ca/endurance/SelectionCriteria. The NAJYRC will take place in Lexington, Ky., on Jul. 14-19, 2015 (visit www.youngriders.org for more information). The Endurance competition will be held on Jul. 16, 2015, and will be an FEI CEI 4*, 120 km event. Canada’s young…
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Purina Launches Purina Connect

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Purina Canada is proud to introduce to the new Purina Connect service that allows current and potential customers to contact Equine Nutrition Consultants directly by phone (toll-free number), by chat or by email but also via Skype or FaceTime for a video sharing.  No matter where you are, Purina is now right there with you! This is a milestone for Purina, reaffirming their position as a leader in equine nutrition in Canada. For more information please visit Purina Connect online or watch the video below:  

Eric Lamaze Wins Third Consecutive WEF Challenge Cup

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For an unprecedented third week in a row, 2008 Canadian Olympic Champion Eric Lamaze of Schomberg, ON, scored victory in the $34,000 Ruby et Violette WEF Challenge Cup Series at the Winter Equestrian Festival in Wellington, FL. Having won the first two events in the 12-week WEF Challenge Cup Series riding Rosana du Park, owned by Artisan Farms LLC in partnership with Lamaze’s Torrey Pines Stable, Lamaze returned to the International Arena to take his third consecutive win riding Fine Lady 5 for owner Artisan…
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Jump Canada Announces Team for the CSIO 4* Ocala Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup

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Jump Canada is pleased to announce the athletes chosen to represent Canada at  CSIO 4* Ocala, held in Ocala, Fla., Feb. 10-15, 2015, the first qualifier of the North America, Central America and Caribbean League Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup™ Jumping Series for 2015. The Canadian Show Jumping Team competing in the CSIO 4* $200,000 Furusiyya Nations Cup™ will be comprised of the following athletes: Yann Candele (Caledon, Ont.); Tiffany Foster (Vancouver, B.C.); Eric Lamaze (Schomberg, Ont.); Ian Millar (Perth, Ont.); and Jonathon Millar (Perth, Ont.)….
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C-DAAP to Operate Independently of Equine Canada

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The Canadian Dressage Athlete Assistance Program (C-DAAP) will operate independently of Equine Canada/Dressage Canada, effective January 31, 2015. Founded by Deborah Kinzinger Miculinic in 2013, C-DAAP was created to provide funding to Canadian dressage athletes to off-set training, competitive and educational expenses incurred during their quest for excellence. Since its inception, generous donations have allowed C-DAAP to support Canada’s junior, young rider and high performance riders.  In 2014 alone, five Canadian dressage athletes were awarded High Performance European Training and Competition Grants in the amount…
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Happy New Year

| In Tears, laughter, joy – the life of an Eventer

“In the coming year, may you dream outrageously, live exceptionally, and embrace uncertainty. Meet your challenges with your head held high, and take joy in the doing of it. May you be brave enough to take risks, and have the determination to make your dreams come true. May you have confidence in your beliefs and faith in your potential. And most of all, savor each day, each hour, each moment, and enjoy the beauty of this amazing world around you.” – Phyllis Dawson This quote from my former coach…
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Contribute to Equine Guelph research by filling out a survey before Feb. 1

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Equine Guelph and the University of Guelph are currently conducting a study, sponsored by OMAFRA, on the awareness of current research among members of Ontario’s horse industry.They will be exploring where members of the horse industry seek out horse care information and products, how they design their horse care or training practices, and whether any of the information they use comes from the University of Guelph and/or Equine Guelph. This research is being conducted in the hopes of evaluating and improving the communication between equine…
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Dressage Canada Announces New and Upgraded Judges and Stewards

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The Dressage Canada Officials Committee and Stewards Sub-committee are pleased to announce the following list of recently certified and upgraded dressage judges and stewards for the 2015 competition season. Judges Name / Home Town / Status Allegra Hohm / Edmonton, Alta. / Recorded Camilla Giffen / Waterdown, Ont. / Recorded Elizabeth Brown / Abbotsford, B.C. / Recorded Kimberly Cox / Calgary, Alta. / Recorded Laurie Smith / Belleville, Ont. / Recorded Shannon Becvar / Pembroke, Ont. / Recorded Sheryl Williams / Victoria, B.C. / Recorded…
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Eric Lamaze Goes Two for Two in $30,000 WEF Challenge Cup Series

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It was a case of déjà vu as Canada’s Eric Lamaze and Rosana du Park stood in the winner’s circle following the $30,000 Ruby et Violette WEF Challenge Cup Round II on Thursday, January 15 at the Winter Equestrian Festival in Wellington, FL.  The pair had enjoyed exactly the same result one week earlier in the opening round of the 12-week WEF Challenge Cup Series. For their second win, Lamaze and Rosana du Park were up against 72 other entries.  A total of 13 found…
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