Equestrian Canada Governance Update and Letter from the President

On Oct. 13, 2017, the conclusion of the Equestrian Canada (EC) Annual General Meeting took place, followed immediately by the inaugural meeting of the incoming EC Board of Directors, where the appointments of President and Vice President were made.

 

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National Coaches Week is September 23-30

The Coaching Association of Canada and the provincial and territorial coaching partners are proud to present the third annual National Coaches Week, September 23 – 30, 2017.
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2017 Horsin' Around Raffle Winners

All the winners have been contacted and that means that this year's Horsin' Around Raffle is a wrap!  Thank you to all the clubs that sold tickets and to the buyers who supported them.
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Register Now for EC Learn To Drive Workshop with Kathleen Winfield of Alberta

The SHF is excited to host an Equestrian Canada Learn to Drive Workshop with Kathleen Winfield of Alberta, held October 21-22, 2017 at Gait Equestrian in Moose Jaw, SK.
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Submit Your Suggestions for the 2018 SHF Heritage & Prairie Cup Handbook

The Saskatchewan Horse Federation would like to invite members, athletes, coaches, and officials to submit proposed changes and suggested improvements to the 2018 SHF Heritage and Prairie Cup Handbook for consideration. These could include (but are not limited to) alteration of existing handbook content, or the addition of new content. 
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SHF Partners with Equine Guelph to Launch First-Ever Online Equine Course for Youth

Equine Guelph and SHF have announced a new Horse Behaviour & Safety course, marking its first online training offering available to youth in the Canadian equine industry. The three-week online short course will run from October 2-22, 2017 and bring together young horse enthusiasts from across Canada and beyond.
The course will be delivered on The Horse Portal – a new e-training platform designed to provide a practical, common sense community approach to learning for horse enthusiasts of all ages.

 

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Sask Sport Inc. Announces Para-Reiner Janice Boucher as the July Athlete of the Month Award Recipient

Janice Boucher of Prince Albert is the recipient of the Sask Sport Inc. July Athlete of the Month Award. She was nominated by the Saskatchewan Horse Federation.
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Call for Instructor/Coach Evaluation Candidates

The SHF would like to host an English and Western Instructor/Coach Evaluation in the Fall of 2017.  If you are a potential Instructor/Coach candidate that has completed all the required documents and training for your desired coaching path, this is an opportunity to complete the final step and become certified.  
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Team Canada Dominates World Para Reining International Championships

Diamond League Western hosted the World Para Reining International Championships July 4-9 in Ermelo, Netherlands, with 6 different countries competing at the Dutch National Equine Center. Para Reiner Janice Boucher of Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, who was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease 3 years ago, represented Team Canada alongside teammate Lauren Barwick of Langley, BC. As the show provided live feed, family and friends were able to watch and cheer from home.
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Donate to Horse Council BC’s Animal Disaster Relief Fund

HCBC LogoIf you would like to help supply cash, food, supplies, and various needed items to the emergency evacuation centres around BC that are housing displaced horses, livestock, and pets due to the wildfire emergency, please consider donating to the Horse Council BC Animal Disaster Relief Fund at hcbc.online/donate.
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