Category Archives: Events

Equestrian Canada releases the 2017-2018 budget update

  Further to the publication of the Equestrian Canada (EC) 2016-2017 financial update on Sept. 14, 2017, EC has been working to uphold their commitment to communicate openly with EC stakeholders and the equestrian community as a whole, and have released the revised 2017-2018 EC budget. In efforts to be as fiscally prudent as possible, a significantly conservative budget has been crafted for the 2017-2018 fiscal year. Anticipated revenues are based on data trends as conservatively as possible. Expenses have been reduced wherever possible, without hindering EC’s ability to provide service to its various equestrian communities and stakeholders. EC’s executive,…

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Roll call for The Dutta Corp. Fair Hill International Three-Day Event set to begin

  Entries for the Dutta Corp. Fair Hill International three-day event assure that there will be an exciting competition for the U.S. Equestrian Federation (USEF) CCI3* and CCI2* Fall Eventing Championships and the U.S. Eventing Association (USEA)Young Event Horse East Coast Championships at the event in Fair Hill, Maryland, October 12-15. Competitors in the CCI3* and CCI2* will compete for top honors and $50,000 in prize money. Considered one of the most prestigious international three-day events in the world, the Dutta Corp. Fair Hill International’s CCI3* is boasting a world-class field of 44 national and international stars. Heading the list…

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Find your horse of a lifetime while taking an Irish vacation – Goresbridge Go For Gold Sale

  Goresbridge Go For Sold Sale: [Website]  Oscar Wilde once said “I have the simplest tastes. I am always satisfied with the best.” And so it is that some of the most discerning people involved in the sport of Eventing will make their way to the Goresbridge Go For Gold sale, in search of future equine stars. Goresbridge Horse Sales is perhaps the most synonymous name associated with travelling to Ireland to purchase a horse. Martin and Mary Francis Donohoe run a number of performance sales every year, as well as bloodstock and youngstock sales, and also a monthly sale….

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How you can benefit from the FEI partnering with the world’s biggest equine health business

  Boehringer Ingelheim and FEI partner to promote equine health and education Boehringer Ingelheim, a global pharmaceutical company and the world’s biggest equine health business, has joined forces with the FEI – the global governing body for horse sport – to promote equine health and education. The news on this brand new partnership was announced in Barcelona at the Longines FEI Nations Cup™ Jumping Final, just weeks after the FEI announced its long-term title partnership of the sport’s favourite team series by the FEI’s Top Partner. As part of a three-year commitment, Boehringer Ingelheim has become FEI Equine Health Partner…

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Rider alert: Pairs to watch at Morven Park this weekend – Sponsored by Back on Track

  Great for muscles, ligaments, tendons and joints. Products for horses, dogs and people. Visit www.backontrackproducts.com Connect with the Plantation Field International action: [Omnibus] [Website] [Times] This weekend, many of the top North American eventers are competing at the Morven Park International H.T. in Leesburg, VA. This event is running three FEI divisions along with national divisions ranging from Novice all the up to Advanced. There are eight pairs in the CIC3*, 20 in the CIC2* and 28 in the CIC1*. For many of these duos, this will be their final run in preparation for a fall CCI event. The…

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Here’s what happened at the 2017 Equestrian Canada Annual General Meeting

  The 2017 Equestrian Canada (EC) Annual General Meeting of Members (AGM) took place on Sept. 25, 2017, with the current and incoming EC Board of Directors and 27 EC Voting Members attending via web conference, and the community invited to tune in through Facebook livestream. The AGM agenda included four items of business, as well as reports from the Audit Committee and the Nominating Committee. Approval of Agenda & Adoption of Minutes After Cara Whitham (Category A) motioned to approve the agenda, with Dr. Wayne Burwash (Category C) as a seconder, Geri Sweet (Category B) followed with the motion…

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Tuesday’s Top 10 – Thoughts your horse has while show jumping

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.”   Tuesday’s Top 10 – Thoughts your horse has while show jumping 10. Cool these things fall down when you hit them. 9. What are you counting? Is that how many monsters you see in the distance?! 8. Ouch, it kind of hurts when I whack those rails. 7. Quit missing your distance you dumb bitch. 6. Watch…

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Choose the winning Central Park Arena Eventing team this weekend and win cool prizes!

  Time to choose your Fantasy Central Park Arena Eventing teams. DEADLINE: Enter before September 23rd at 8:00 PM (tomorrow night!). Join the fun and see how well you know the Eventing talent!!! In the simplest terms, you choose a Fantasy Team of three of the Rider and Horse teams (listed below). If you choose the team with the lowest combined scores, you win $117.00 worth of cool Eventing swag from Shop ATTITUDE. It is easy to enter and fun to follow along. Scores will be updated all weekend. Can you choose the three teams that will deliver the lowest scores and win…

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FEI awards 2017 shortlist announced – Start voting for the eventers!

  The Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) has today opened the public voting for all the shortlisted nominees of the FEI awards 2017. Top eventer, Ingrid Klimke (GER) is in the running for the ‘Best Athlete’ award after winning the 2017 Strzegom European Eventing Championships. The other member of the Eventing community to crack onto this prestigious shortlist is Imogen Mercer, a star groom who has worked for Australian four-star eventer, Sam Griffiths for five years now. She is shortlisted for the ‘Best Groom’ award. This is the first time since the creation of the awards in 2009, that the public…

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Final teams announced for the Fite Group Luxury Homes $50,000 Arena Eventing competition

  The Arena Eventing competition will take place this weekend at the 2017 Rolex Central Park Horse Show at Wollman Rink on Saturday, September 23, at 8:00 p.m. It will include elements of both the show jumping and cross-country phases of traditional Three-Day Eventing in an electrifying and exciting course set by Captain Mark Phillips, which will incorporate several never-before-seen jumping efforts referencing prominent New York City features and structures. The competition is set to feature some of the best Three-Day Event riders in the world, hosting competitors from Australia, Canada, Great Britain, and the United States in the heart…

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