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Online Horse Show Alert!

Had you heard about the 2020 Shannonville Online Horse Show? There are Arabian and Half-Arabian classes at this virtual show.

Many classes to choose from, both judged and people’s choice classes.
• Submit your video online and wait for your results!
• No memberships or insurance and only one simple $10 entry fee per class.

Video Submissions are due by Sept 15, 2020.

Check out: Shannonville Horse Show on Facebook or our Events page for more details.

Region 18 Championship Shows COVID-19 Update

Click the link below to review a message from Janet Henderson from the Region 18 Show Committee on Region 18's decision to cancel the Championship show. Remember to mark your calendars for the 2021 dates listed.

Meet an Arabian Horse Month COVID-19 Update

Click the link below to read a message from Josh Schildroth - Vice President, Sponsorship, Youth and Amateur Clinics on how Meet an Arabian Horse Month is responding to the COVID-19 crises by going online!

Lesson Barns in Ontario

Take a look at the different locations where you can take lessons with an Arabian horse.

 2019 EC Horse of the Year Applications

The applications for the 2019 Equestrian Canada Arabian and Half-Arabian of the  Year Awards are here! The deadline to apply for this award is February 1st, 2020 so make sure to start your application soon.

Please click the link below to see the rules and the application form.

Remembering Laurie McCulloch

We were sad to hear of the passing of Laurie McCulloch. We offer our sincere condolences to Laurie's friends and family at this time. Laurie and Vi have always been big supporters of the AHAEC. When we had 400 horse shows in Ontario, Laurie & Vi showed many entries the most memorable was their beautiful big bay stallion, Khala Nar. Laurie was a supporter of the RAWF also when he resurfaced the footing in the Horse Palace ring a few years ago.

Please click the link below to read more.

A Note on the Passing of Peter Cameron

This week we have been met with the unfortunate news that Peter Cameron has passed away. We offer our sincere condolences to Peter's friend, family, and acquaintances at this time. 

Please click the link below to view interviews, articles, photos, and an obituary. 

Canadian Nationals Weekend

“The City [of Brandon] treats us like we’re important,” says Allan Ehlrick, 25 year veteran Vice Chairman for the Canadian National Show Commission. “The Mayor works hard to make sure we are well looked after. The facility is clean and the staff are friendly & organized, and they make improvements every year.”

Click below to read the full article.

Sad News : The Loss of David Dinsmore

We are deeply saddened by the news of David's passing, and offer our sincere condolences to Jean Dinsmore, Carolyn De Boer, and Amanda Teune. We are all thinking of you during this difficult time.

David and Jean have been long time founding members of this organization. We appreciate all that you both have done for our organization and the Arabian horse.

Updated Equestrian Canada Drug  Classification

Please click the button below to view updates on MSM, and other drugs commonly used in conjunction with MSM. The drug classification scheme is also linked here.

Jill Barton - the Equestrian Canada 2018 VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR !!

Jill Barton of Odessa, ON has devoted more than 40 years to volunteering in the equestrian community in Canada.

The Volunteer of the Year Award was created in 1998 to recognize the tireless volunteers who have selflessly contributed to the advancement of equine and equestrian interests in Canada. This award is an acknowledgement of the hard work and dedication of individuals who so generously give their time in order to support the goals and vision of Equestrian Canada (EC).

New Changes to Animal Enforcement Services in Ontario

Changes are coming to animal care enforcement in Ontario. Earlier this year, the Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (OSPCA) announced they would not sign a new contract for their services with the Ontario government.


Prepare for the show season ahead by reviewing the vaccination requirements at Equine Canada competitions.

A Legend Looks Back: Allan Ehrlick

 Allan Ehrlick Recounts How ‘The Nomad’ Wandered All the Way to the 1968 Olympics 


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