Olympic Athletes Speak Against Canadian Vote at FEI General Assembly

Brussels, Belgium –Members of the 2016 Canadian Olympic show jumping team have spoken against the vote cast by the Canadian delegation at the International Equestrian Federation (FEI) General Assembly held November 22, 2016, in Tokyo, Japan. The FEI proposed changing the current Olympic format for equestrian sport to that of three-man teams with no drop score and the ability to substitute a fourth rider at any point during competition. The current format sees teams of four compete with the best three scores counting, and the worst score dropped from the final team total. Following a period of consultation, FEI member federations voted on the proposed changes during the FEI General Assembly.

Kent Farrington Conquers ‘Big Ben’ Challenge at 2016 Royal Horse Show

Toronto, Ontario – U.S. Olympic team silver medalist Kent Farrington won the $75,000 GroupBy ‘Big Ben’ Challenge on Friday, November 11, to close out the CSI4*-W Royal Horse Show, held as part of the 94th Royal Agricultural Winter Fair in Toronto, ON. In front of a sold-out crowd of more than 6,000 people, 21 riders challenged the final international show jumping event of the 2016 Royal Horse Show. A total of seven jumped clear over the huge track set by course designer Bernardo Cabral of Portugal, but none could match the daring performance of Farrington and Creedance, a nine-year-old Dutch Warmblood gelding (Lord Z x Notaris) owned in partnership with RGC Farm. Kent Farrington of the Unit

Darragh Kenny Brings Luck of the Irish to the Royal Horse Show

Toronto, Ontario – Ireland’s Darrah Kenny won the $35,000 Brickenden Trophy on Thursday, November 10, at the CSI4*-W Royal Horse Show, held as part of the 94th Royal Agricultural Winter Fair in Toronto, ON. A total of 12 horses jumped clear over the track set by course designer Bernardo Cabral of Portugal to qualify for the jump-off. Kenny, 28, was the final rider to return and laid down the fastest time of the day, 33.23 seconds, riding Charly Brown, an 11-year-old Belgian Warmblood gelding (Diamant de Semilly x Burggraaf). Ireland’s Darrah Kenny and Charly Brown topped the $35,000 Brickenden Trophy at the CSI4*-W Royal Horse Show on Thursday, November 10, in Toronto, ON. Photo by Ben Ra

Darcy Hayes Claims $25,000 Knightwood Hunter Derby Victory

Toronto, Ontario – Darcy Hayes of Aurora, ON, and Say When topped the $25,000 Knightwood Hunter Derby on Tuesday, November 8, at the Royal Horse Show in Toronto, ON. Hot off their victory in Sunday’s $15,000 Braeburn Farms Hunter Derby, Hayes and Say When returned to the Ricoh Coliseum on Tuesday as the final competitors, where they delivered a repeat winning performance. Judges Brian Lenehan of Palm Beach Gardens, FL, and Steve Wall of Pinehurst, NC, awarded Hayes and Say When a base score of 90, plus eight high option bonus points and eight handy bonus points for a total of 108 points over the traditional derby course designed by J.P. Godard. Darcy Hayes of Aurora, ON, and Say When won the

Jump Canada Hall of Fame Celebrates Four New Inductees

Toronto, Ontario – Four new inductees were celebrated at the tenth annual Jump Canada Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Gala, presented by BMO Financial Group, on Sunday, November 6, 2016, at the Liberty Grand in Toronto, ON. The following four inductees were welcomed into the Jump Canada Hall of Fame, held as part of a sold-out black-tie celebration: Groom – Marion Atkinson Builder (Individual) – Elizabeth Bordeaux Rider – Hugh Graham Equitation Horse – Glen Owen “It was another wonderful evening of music, memories and friendship,” said Mark Samuel, Chairman of the Jump Canada Hall of Fame committee. “The feeling of community in the room was very special. Many thanks to my committee for

Darcy Hayes Wins $15,000 Braeburn Farms Hunter Derby

Toronto, Ontario – Darcy Hayes of Aurora, ON, and Say When won the $15,000 Braeburn Farms Hunter Derby on Sunday, November 6, at the Royal Horse Show, held as part of The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair in Toronto, ON. The top 12 horses in the Canadian Hunter Derby Series, held throughout the season at competitions across the country, as well as four wild card entries contested Sunday afternoon’s class in the Ricoh Coliseum. Hayes and Say When entered The Royal as the leader in the points standings, giving them the advantage of going last in Sunday’s competition. Darcy Hayes and Say When won the $15,000 Braeburn Farms Hunter Derby on Sunday, November 6, at the Royal Horse Show in Toronto,

Ian Millar Wins Record 12th Greenhawk Canadian Championship Title

Toronto, Ontario – Ten-time Canadian Olympian Ian Millar of Perth, ON, landed his record 12th Greenhawk Canadian Show Jumping Championship on Saturday night, November 5, at the Royal Horse Show, held as part of the 94th Royal Agricultural Winter Fair in Toronto, ON. Millar returned last in the second and final round of the Greenhawk Canadian Show Jumping Championship on Saturday night, having posted the fastest clear in Friday night’s opening speed round riding Dixson. Millar and the 13-year-old Belgian Warmblood gelding owned by Susan and Ariel Grange of Cheltenham, ON, repeated their flawless performance in Saturday’s two-round final over tracks set by course designer Bernardo Cabral of P

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