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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.

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November 17, 2019 was a normal day in Canada. With the show season over, riders, coaches, trainers, and barn owners were settling in for some downtime over winter, and anticipating the upcoming holiday season. They had no idea that, half a world away, a 55-year-old resident in Hubei province, China, had fallen sick with a novel coronavirus.

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.

May 21, 2020 - Lameness is a huge focus for Dr. Judith Koenig as a clinician, researcher, and instructor at the Ontario Veterinary College (OVC). Koenig is also a rider with a keen interest in helping grassroots riders and upcoming high-performance athletes. In the accompanying video, Dr. Koenig explains her current research endeavouring to heal tendon injuries faster, and also takes some time to talk about prevention.

May 21, 2020 - Equestrian Canada (EC) is pleased to announce the launch of the Return to Competition Guidelines for the Sport Horse Following a Break in Training Due to COVID-19.

Committed to Therapeutic Riding and Equine-Assisted Therapies throughout Canada. For 40 years, the Canadian Therapeutic Riding Association (CanTRA) has been working to promote the benefits of equine-assisted activities for persons with disabilities, and to establish and maintain national standards for instructors and program centres. Now more than ever, CanTRA is working to support and direct in these challenging times of the COVID-19 pandemic.

COVID-19 Statement and Updates - We are all in this together. We understand that this is a difficult time for everyone, including HCBC members and the entire BC Equestrian Community.

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