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If you have had a fall in the past 12 months, you are urged to take part in research on stirrup safety. If you ride, then falls go with the territory. One aspect of falls and injuries that is often speculated about, but to date has not been properly studied, is the role that the stirrups play in safety or risk of injury.

cqha membership, canadian quarter horse association, sing up for cqha, subscribe to canadian horse journal

If you are a Canadian who owns or breeds Quarter Horses, there is no better time to join the Canadian Quarter Horse Association (CQHA), now offering free memberships to all Quarter Horse owners and breeders in Canada.

Ottawa, ON - Equestrian Canada (EC) announced today that Yves Hamelin will step down from his position of Interim Chief Executive Officer (CEO) on January 29, 2021, before the planned end of his term in November 2021. Hamelin has accepted the position of Vice-President, Performance Services, at l’Institut national du sport du Québec, which represents a wonderful opportunity at this point in his career.

Mark Andrews equine science update, ovariectomy horses, why is my mare so grump, misbehaving mare, should i have my horse's ovaries removed?

Moody mares may benefit from ovariectomy to alter their behaviour and rideability, according to a recent report. Some mares are difficult to manage and perform poorly as a result. They may be uncooperative or aggressive when handled on the ground. They may kick, buck, or rear when ridden, or may be aggressive towards other horses.

First of its Kind to Try and Prevent Health & Welfare Crisis - Ontario Equestrian (OE) has announced information about funding being made available to Ontario equestrian facilities experiencing financial hardships affecting animal care.

Manitoba horse riders certainly made some interesting varieties of lemonade in 2020. But what doesn’t harm you makes you stronger, and Manitoba Horse Council (MHC) and its member clubs definitely rose to the occasion in 2020.

On January 12, 2021, The Court of Arbitration for Sport based in Lausanne, Switzerland, announced its decision to deny Canadian show jumper Nicole Walker’s appeal of a doping violation. As a result, the disqualification of the Canadian show jumping team from the 2019 Pan American Games stands, and Canada will not field a team for the 2021 Tokyo Olympics.

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