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Equestrian Canada Board of Directors releases finance update

  The Equestrian Canada (EC) Board of Directors met face-to-face at the EC office on June 20 and 21, 2017, where a financial update was provided. As previously reported to the voting membership during the finance update at the 2017 General Meeting of Members held at the EC Convention in Vancouver, BC, EC is on plan to finalize its financial statements for 2016/2017. Furthermore, it was reported to the Members at the 2017 General Meeting that financial reports provided to the Board indicated that the Federation is within 1.5% of its approved budget. Outgoing Director of Finance Mike Mouat continues…

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Canada names 2017 North American FEI Nations’ Cup Eventing Team

  Equestrian Canada (EC) has announced the  Canadian Eventing Team in the CICO 3* FEI Nations’ Cup™ Eventing , to be hosted at the Great Meadow International, presented by Adequan®, in The Plains, VA from July 7-9, 2017. Lisa Marie Fergusson and Honor Me   Selena O’Hanlon and Foxwood High   Jessica Phoenix and Pavarotti   Waylon Roberts and Kelecyn Cognac   Reserve: Holly Jacks-Smither and More Inspiration   Individuals: Rachel McDonough and Irish Rhythm Jessica Phoenix and Abby GS The Canadian athletes will be led by Chef d’Équipe and Chair of the EC Eventing High Performance Advisory Group, Dr….

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Tuesday’s Top 10 – Reasons horses are better than husbands

  WARNING: Only read if you have a sense of humour Check in every Tuesday for our Top 10 list that could feature just about anyone or anything related to Eventing. No rider, owner, coach, or nation is off limits. Remember: “Life is a tragedy for those who feel and a comedy for those who think.”   10. Your horse doesn’t grumble when you purchase new tack. 9. Your horse only passes gas in the barn or outside. 8. Your horse will never leave you for your groom. 7. Your horse never comments on your weight. 6. Your horse doesn’t bitch about what you serve…

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Top 6 triumphant moments from the Luhmühlen CCI4* – Sponsored by MD Barnmaster

  MD Barnmaster is the leader in custom designed barns, horse housing, professional equestrian facilities, horse stalls, modular buildings and barn accessories. Build A Better Barn. Contact MD Barnmaster today. Connect with the Luhmühlen CCI4* action: [Website] [Results] Top 6 triumphant moments from the Luhmühlen CCI4* – Sponsored by MD Barnmaster As eventers know too well, it is a rare occurrence to compete at an event and things go to plan. The 2017 Luhmühlen CCI4* was a weekend filled with highs and lows for riders across the leaderboard. Let’s take a moment and celebrate the “Top 10 triumphant moments” at Luhmühlen…

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Equestrian Canada receives over 30 nominations for Board of Directors

  There was strong engagement from the Canadian equestrian community during the 2017 EC Board of Directors nomination period. A total of 33 qualified candidates provided a nomination package by the close of the nomination period on June 1, 2017. In 2017, up to eight (8) Director positions will be filled as per Bylaw 4.2, b) Transition: Four (4) positions for a three-year term ending in 2020 One (1) position for a one-year term ending in 2018 In addition, as a result of recent resignations, the Board has elected to fill the vacancies for the balance of the terms as…

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Julia Krajewski & Samourai du Thot win big at Luhmühlen, USA has two pairs in top 10

  Connect with the Luhmühlen CCI4* action: [Results] [FEI TV] [Website] [Schedule] [Entries] [Draw order]   It was an emotional moment for Germany’s Julia Krajewski when she realised she had scored the biggest win of her career after steering Samourai du Thot to victory at her home event, Luhmühlen CCI 4* presented by DHL, fifth leg of the FEI Classics™. Krajewski, 28, was third year last year at her first attempt, but now she goes home with the big prize after the fairytale failed to come true for cross country leader Bettina Hoy (GER), who is 26 years her senior. Julia…

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Bettina Hoy leading Luhmühlen in CCI4* and CIC3*

  Connect with the Luhmühlen CCI4* action: [Results] [FEI TV] [Website] [Schedule] [Entries] [Draw order] Bettina Hoy (GER) proved she is at the very top of her game when retaining her lead after cross country at Luhmühlen CCI 4* presented by DHL, fifth leg of the FEI Classics™ series. In a remarkable double, the in-form rider is also heading the three-star competition with a 26.3 after cross-country at Germany’s most famous eventing venue which is celebrating its 60th anniversary. Hoy, 54, has more than three decades’ experience of Luhmühlen’s wooded tracks and testing water complexes – she competed here in the 1982…

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How much do you actually know about Luhmühlen? Take the quiz.

  Connect with the Luhmühlen CCI4* action: [Website] [Schedule] [Entires] [Draw order][Results] Today is cross-country day at the 2017 Luhmühlen CCI4*. Bettina Hoy (GER) and Designer 10 are leading the CCI4* after dressage on a score of 36.0. Julia Krajewski (GER) and Samourai du Thot are sitting in 2nd place on a score of 37.1, followed by Marilyn Little (USA) and RF Scandalous in 3rd on a score of 38.0. While you enjoy today’s cross-country action, take this quiz to test your true Luhmühlen knowledge…    

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Triple Olympian Bettina Hoy (GER) has designs on Luhmühlen crown

  Connect with the Luhmühlen CCI4* action: [Website] [Schedule] [Entires] [Draw order][Results] Julia Krajewski (GER) second with Samourai du Thot and Marilyn Little (USA) third on RF Scandalous Bettina Hoy (GER), who is currently enjoying a rich run of form, leads after Dressage at Luhmühlen CCI 4* presented by DHL (GER) and has a great chance of winning her home country’s premier event, the fifth leg of the FEI Classics™, since triumphing here in 2005 on Ringwood Cockatoo. Triple Olympian Hoy, 54, who divides her time between competing, caring for her elderly parents and training the Dutch Eventing team, is renowned…

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Your quick guide to the 2017 Luhmühlen CCI4* competition field

  Connect with the Luhmühlen CCI4* action: [Website] [Schedule] [Entires] [Draw order] Today, the 2017 Luhmühlen CCI4* is kicking off with the first horse inspection. There are 52 pairs competing at this prestigious CCI4*. There are 48 different riders in the field from 14 different nations. Dressage begins tomorrow and finishes up on Friday, followed by what eventers love most, cross-country on Saturday and the event concludes on Sunday with show jumping. While you impatiently wait for the action begin tomorrow, check out these fascinating facts and stats about this year’s competition field:   Battle of the sexes: This year’s field…

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