Monthly Archives: March 2017

Congratulations to the 2016-2017 Quest for Gold Recipients

| In OEF News

2016-2017 Quest for Gold – Ontario Athlete Assistance Program Final List of Ontario Card Nominations Announced! The Ontario Equestrian Federation (OEF) is pleased to announce the final list of athletes who have been nominated for Ontario Cards under the 2016-2017 Quest for Gold – Ontario Athlete Assistance Program (OAAP). The athletes nominated were selected using the sport specific selection criteria developed by the OEF, approved by its Board of Directors and applied by the Selection Committee. Para-Dressage: 1. Madison Lawson 2. Jason Surnoski 3. Sarah…
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Congratulations to the 2017 OEF Youth Bursary Recipients

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The Ontario Equestrian Federation is pleased to help five junior members reach their equestrian goals by presenting them with $1,000 each through the OEF Youth Bursary program. Each year the Ontario Equestrian Federation (OEF) distributes a minimum of five $1,000 bursaries to youth based on their involvement with horses, their future goals, as well as letters of recommendations from their coaches. Family resources and academic achievements are also considered. The bursaries can be used towards riding lessons, clinics, competition fees, continuing education and other activities…
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Ontario Equestrian Federation receives Ontario Sport Recognition!

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The Sport Recognition Policy assists the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport (MTCS) in identifying and recognizing provincial sport governing organizations that meet specific requirements in the areas of governance, finance, administration and programming. These recognized organizations partner with the government to develop a high functioning and effective sport system. The Ontario Equestrian Federation recently received recognition status for the equestrian community of Ontario. This is a significant milestone for the OEF as we join an elite 25% of the more than 85 sports who…
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The OEF Welcomes New Executive Director, Tracey McCague-McElrea

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“I am very pleased to announce Tracey’s appointment as Executive Director of the OEF. Tracey is no stranger to the OEF. She was the consultant hired to assist with the recent reorganization and new strategic direction.  Her enthusiasm, work ethic, knowledge and creativity will enable the OEF to pursue our strategic plan that will serve the equestrian community in a positive new way. I am very excited at the prospect of continuing to work with Tracey,” stated OEF President Mark Nelson. Tracey has a long…
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