2020 CANTRA AWARDS - The beauty of a community, working together, is an extraordinary thing. The CanTRA Awards tap into our most valuable as-sets and showcase the key people without whom our programs would fail to exist!
Patron Determined to Help Equine Guelph “Survive and Thrive” - A generous donation of $100,000 to Equine Guelph has been made by the Kerr family to establish an equine education and community outreach endowment. A portion of the Kerr Fund for Equine Education and Community Outreach will support much needed ongoing operational funding for the University of Guelph’s not-for-profit Centre for the horse owner.
Equestrian Canada (EC) is launching the #SaveCanadasHorses campaign to increase pressure on government for immediate coronavirus (COVID-19) relief programs for those equine businesses that need it most.
The Fédération Équestre Internationale (FEI) Tribunal has imposed record sanctions in an Endurance horse abuse and anti-doping violation case in which the horse was fatally injured, sentencing the athlete Sh Abdul Aziz Bin Faisal Al Qasimi (UAE) to a 20-year suspension and fines of CHF 17,500. The athlete was also ordered to pay CHF 15,000 towards the costs of the proceedings.
2008 Beijing Olympic show jumping champions Eric Lamaze and Hickstead will be inducted into Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame, as part of the class of 2020/21. The announcement was made in Calgary, AB, on May 27, 2020.