International & National

Following two very successful engagements in Toronto in 2012 and 2015, Odysseo by Cavalia returns to Ontario this summer with its debut run in Mississauga. The $30 million theatrical extravaganza that expands the definition of performance into an epic yet soulful experience, will be presented under the White Big Top next to the Hershey Centre in Mississauga starting in June.

Equestrian Canada (EC) would like to remind the horse community that nominations for the 2017 EC Board of Directors will be accepted until June 1, 2017.

Congratulations to John Swales of Millarville, Alberta, who guided Heza Diamond Spark to the World’s Greatest Horseman Championship at the Celebration of Champions event held in Fort Worth Texas in February. Thirty-six horse-and-rider combinations competed for a shot at the title and the $35,000 winner’s share of the $138,000 total payout on February 18. Swales is the first non-American rider to win the title…

Equestrian Canada honoured the achievements of some of Canada’s equestrians, organizations and horses during the 2017 EC Awards Reception, presented by Boehringer Ingelheim, held April 8, 2017, in Vancouver, BC.

The weather was almost perfect for the 2017 Cactus Reining Classic held March 22 to 26, 2017, at Scottsdale, Arizona, and there was definitely a great turnout of terrific exhibitors.

The Mane Event, Equine Education and Trade Fair is a family owned and operated business that hosts Equine Expos in British Columbia, Alberta, and has recently expanded to Ontario and Scottsdale, Arizona.

May 23-27, 2017 - Over $115,000 in Added Money! The Time Has Come – The Competition Is Set – We’ve Broken Tradition! The first Wild Card Reining Challenge in Las Vegas, Nevada was held May 25th through the 29th, 2016. Hosted by the South Point Hotel, Casino and Equestrian Center, the “Wild Card” was specifically created to offer young reining horses more time to receive the training they need to begin long and sound careers in the demanding sport of reining.



Vantage Trailers


Riding Vactions in California with Jec Ballou