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“The Equestrian Canada (EC) Annual Convention is our landmark event, giving the equestrian community an opportunity to network with peers from across the country, pursue personal development and education through clinics, attend presentations and innovation sessions led by world-class speakers, and enjoy engaging social events. The convention is also the platform for federation reports on … More »

Questions and Answers: The Equestrian Canada Annual Convention and Awards

    pictured:  Eva Havaris, CEO of Equestrian Canada     Date: April 7-9, 2017 Location: Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre, 1088 Burrard St., Vancouver, BC V6Z 2R9 The Gaitpost is looking forward to attending the Equestrian Canada (EC) Convention coming up soon in Vancouver. Apart from the many presentations and sessions by world class speakers … More »

Seventh FEI World Cup™ Driving title for Boyd Exell

Boyd Exell on his way to his seventh FEI World Cup™ Driving title (FEI / Stefan Lafrentz)   After a breath taking competition at the renowned Gothenburg Horse Show in Sweden, Boyd Exell (AUS) won the FEI World Cup™ Driving Final for the seventh time in his career. The silver went well deserved to Jérôme … More »

Sweden’s Von Eckermann victorious in last-chance thriller at Gothenburg

Henrik von Eckermann brought the Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping 2017 Western European League to a fairytale finish on home ground in Gothenburg (SWE) when snatching victory with a breath-taking performance from the 11-year-old mare, Mary Lou. (Stefan Lafrentz/FEI)       Henrik von Eckermann brought the Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping 2017 Western European … More »

FEI World Cup™ Vaulting: Taillez, Derks and the Chevrels prevail in Paris

Photo caption: France’s Clément Taillez with Dyronn and lunger Cedric Cotton won the FEI World Cup™ Vaulting second qualifier in Paris at the Salon du Cheval with marks in excess of 9 for technical moves. (Erin Cowgill/FEI)       The FEI World Cup™ Vaulting second qualifier at the Salon du Cheval in Paris (FRA) this weekend saw top individual honours go to Germany’s Janika Derks and France’s Clément Taillez, with the … More »

Tucking up his toes and jumping to perfection, Taloubet Z carried Germany’s Christian Ahlmann to victory in the fifth leg of the Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping 2016/2017 Western European League at Stuttgart, Germany. (Stefan Lafrentz/FEI)            Ahlmann steers Taloubet to another sweet success in Stuttgart Germany’s Christian Ahlmann and the … More »

Werth makes it a double as she leads German whitewash at Stuttgart

The world no. 1 partnership of Isabell Werth and Weihegold led a host-nation whitewash at the third leg of the FEI World Cup™ Dressage 2016/2017 Western European League in Stuttgart, Germany. (Stefan Lafrentz/FEI)       Germany’s Isabell Werth and the lovely mare Weihegold showed exactly why they are the no. 1 partnership in the … More »