Equestrian Canada 

Canadian Show Jumping team horse, Dixson, passed away at the age of 18 on September 15, 2021 at his home at Lothlorien Farm in Cheltenham, ON, following a happy retirement. 

Born in 2003, the Belgian Warmblood gelding (Vigo D Arsouilles Stx x Olisco), owned by Ariel Grange, was an iconic horse for the Canadian Equestrian Team.  

Heartfelt condolences are extended to the family and friends of Robin Hahn of Lumby, BC who passed away on August 14, 2021, at the age of 88.

John Ware Reclaimed follows filmmaker Cheryl Foggo on her quest to re-examine the mythology surrounding John Ware, the Black cowboy who settled in Alberta, Canada, before the turn of the 20th century.

Stephen Clarke’s “Build a Better Dressage Horse” Clinics 2021 - Canadian Dressage Riders and Owners (CADORA) Inc. last hosted Stephen Clarke in 2019 before COVID-19 changed all of our lives and travel became virtually impossible. However, we are thrilled to say that as of today we do have two clinics booked for this October and as long as COVID-19 allows, Stephen Clarke has agreed to come to Canada to entrance us with his skills once again.

Tokyo, JPN, August 31, 2021 – Lauren Barwick of Aldergrove, BC, and Sandrino (sired by Spirit of Westfalia) lit up Baji Koen Equestrian Park with a lively Individual Freestyle Test on August 30, 2021 at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games in Japan.

It can be said that breeding horses is not for the faint of heart. It takes a lot of time, energy, and perseverance to develop a foal into a competent athlete, let alone one that can shine in world class competition. Yet six Canadian breeding operations proved again this past summer that Canada is quite capable of breeding such horses.

Celebrating the 2021 CanTRA Awards - Therapeutic riding programs thrive because of the wonderful and generous humans and horses who come together to provide a variety of equestrian programs for those with challenges and disabilities. The emphasis is on teamwork, with each person’s or horse’s contribution adding together to make a unique experience for the client.




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