Congratulations to our Can-Am draw winners!

| In OEF News

As our way of saying thank you to our loyal members, the Ontario Equestrian Federation had some fantastic prizes up for grabs at the 2016 Can-Am All Breeds Expo, which took place April 1-3 in Markham. Members received one ballot for the draw of their choice by showing proof of 2016 membership, or by joining or renewing at our booth. Congratulations to these lucky OEF members who are our Can-Am draw winners! Spirit Horse necklace, donated by Designs by Loriece – Emily Glionna, Pefferlaw 4 Tickets…
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Fan Favorite San Pail and Thoroughbred Trainer Mark Casse Headline CHRHF Class of 2016

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The Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame is pleased to announce the 2016 inductees. A total of 10 horses and people have been elected to the Hall of Fame from an extremely strong list of finalists, in this the 40th Anniversary year of the CHRHF. Standardbred inductees include horses San Pail and Odies Fame and people John Ferguson Sr., Yves Filion and Bruce Johnston. The Thoroughbred inductees are Wise Dan, Dahlia, Mark Casse, Dr. Michael Colterjohn and Daryl Wells, Sr. San Pail, bred by co-owner…
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The Newest Health Craze – The Smoothie Bowl!

| In Nutrition For The Equestrian Athlete

Smoothie bowls! They’re delicious, satisfying and a nutritious twist on breakfast cereal. Smoothie bowls are great to have for breakfast, lunch or supper, as a pre or post-workout meal, or even for dessert, depending on what ingredients you use. So, what is a smoothie bowl? The short answer is that it’s a way to enjoy a smoothie with a spoon instead of drinking it with a straw. But there’s more to it than just a change in utensils. The smoothie bowl is thicker in consistency and…
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Congratulations To Our Most Recent Learn To Ride Achievers

| In OEF News

We would like to congratulate the following individuals on reaching a new Rider Level in the Learn to Ride program: First Name Last Name Level Discipline City Maeve Rowe 6 English Ottawa, ON Louise Emmerson 6 English Osgoode, ON Sarah Catt 8 English Kemptville, ON Jessica Graham 3 English Ottawa, ON Meghan Waybrant 6 English Oshawa, ON Ande Blakely 2 English Pickering, ON Sydney Johnson 4 English Ajax, ON Caitlin Barran 3 English Oshawa, ON Eve Murphy-Beaudet 4 English Ajax, ON Caroline Gray 3 English Brooklin,…
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Bronze for Belinda Trussell and Anton in CDIO 3* Wellington Nations’ Cup Freestyle

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Belinda Trussell of Stouffville, ON and Anton danced their way to a Bronze Medal in the CDIO 3* Grand Prix Freestyle, held April 1 as the individual final in the Stillpoint Farm Nations’ Cup in Wellington, FL. Marking the 12th and final week of the Adequan Global Dressage Festival (AGDF), the nations’ cup featured a two-day team competition on March 30-31 with top riders from around the world representing their country. Trussell led Canada to the Team Silver medal, before moving on to compete for…
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Canadian Dressage Team Captures Team Silver Medal in CDIO 3* Wellington Nations’ Cup 

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The Canadian Dressage Team captured the Team Silver Medal in the CDIO 3* Stillpoint Farm Nations’ Cup, stepping up to the podium on March 31, 2016. The nations’ cup is the feature event of the 12th and final week of the prestigious Adequan Global Dressage Festival (AGDF), running March 30 to April 2, and providing top riders from around the world with the chance to compete for their country in a team-based event. Following day one of competition on March 30, Canada was holding second…
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Nominate a deserving coach for an Equine Canada National Coaching Award

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Know an instructor or coach who deserves to be recognized for their hard work and contribution to the sport? Nominate them for an Equine Canada National Coaching Award! The Equine Canada/NCCP National Coaching Awards recognize coaches and instructors from all disciplines and contexts who exemplify the coaching and teaching practices of the National Coaching Certification Program. Nominees are recognized for their contribution to the sport as an instructor and coach, whether their students are active in competitive sport, or are recreational sport participants. To nominate…
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Hunter/Jumper Judging Clinic with Barb Mitchell

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The Ontario Equestrian Federation invites riders, coaches and prospective judges to take part in a Hunter/Jumper Judging Clinic with renowned clinician, judge and coach Barbara Mitchell on May 2-3 in Richmond Hill. Ever wonder what the judge is looking for? Barb Mitchell, an Equine Canada Senior and USEF ‘R’ Status Hunter, Jumper and Equitation Judge will give you the inside edge. As an added bonus, joining her for the Jumper portion of the clinic will be FEI 3* Jumper Judge John Taylor. Topics covered in…
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Canadian Dressage Team Kicks Off Day One of CDIO 3* Wellington Nations’ Cup in Second Place

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The Canadian Dressage Team is holding down second place after day one of the CDIO 3* Stillpoint Farm Nations’ Cup in Wellington, FL. Held as part of the 12th and final week of the prestigious Adequan Global Dressage Festival (AGDF), running March 30 to April 2, the Nations’ Cup provides the opportunity for top international riders to compete as a team and represent their country on the world stage. The United States is currently leading, with Spain following Canada in third. The Canadian team took…
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Six New Directors Elected to 2016 Equine Canada Board

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The Equine Canada (EC) Nominating Committee is pleased to announce the six (6) new Directors who have been elected to the 2016 EC Board. Per Bylaw 4.2 a) there were six (6) Director positions to be filled by election in 2016: Four (4) positions will be for a three-year term ending in 2019. Two (2) positions will be for a two-year term ending in 2018. The newly elected Directors are as follows: Dominique Chagnon – QC Lisa Lazarus – QC Ross Millar – ON Terrance…
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