International & National

The Certified Horsemanship Association (CHA) has expanded its educational offerings on its YouTube channel again. These free resources are great for all ages and experience levels to watch and expand their knowledge, while keeping a focus on horsemanship safety. Viewers can watch all the videos, which cover a variety of topics and range from three to fifteen minutes in length by clicking on the links below.

The Foundation for the Horse is accepting aid through its Disaster Relief Fund to support veterinarians working with wildlife, horses, and other livestock affected by the Australia wildfires, which have taken an unimaginable toll on the nation and its animals.

A horse and rider were struck by a Canadian National Railways train just outside Rayleigh in Kamloops, BC, on Sunday morning, January 12, 2020. Sadly, the horse, Rory, was found dead at the scene, and the rider, Jordan Camille, is recovering in hospital with numerous injuries including a broken shoulder, a concussion, and a lacerated kidney.

The Fédération Équestre Internationale (FEI) has announced today that the Canadian Show Jumping Team’s results from the Lima 2019 Pan Am Games have been recalculated to seventh, and its team quota for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games has been reallocated to Argentina.

Every Coach to be Licensed and Certified by 2025 - Following unanimous program approval from the Equestrian Canada (EC) Board, we were very proud to unveil the EC Coach Licensing Program during the 2019 EC Convention on November 2, 2019 in Toronto, Ontario.

The Equine Science Diploma program at Olds College, Alberta, has been suspended for the Fall of 2020 intake. A statement on the Olds College website confirms that current students will not be impacted by the change.

December 5, 2019, Fargo, ND — An Alberta woman, who was trampled while moving horses at North Dakota University’s Equine Centre, has died as a result of her injuries. North Dakota media have reported that Kimberley Rae Elliott was kicked and trampled by a horse on Tuesday, December 3, 2019.



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