Nominations Officially Open for Equestrian Canada National Awards

Ottawa, ON, Jan. 10, 2019 — Nominations have officially opened for the Equestrian Canada (EC) National Awards, and will remain open until Feb. 11, 2019 at 4p.m. ET.

It’s time to celebrate the impressive achievements of individuals, equines and organizations who have contributed to the growth and success of the equestrian community over the past year.

EC Sport Licence Holders, Registered Participants and Affiliates are encouraged to submit nominations through the new EC Awards Portal at https://licence.equestrian.ca/ecawards.

Submit a Nomination Today!

The following awards are open for nominations:

  • Gold Medal Award
  • Equestrian of the Year – The Dr. George Jacobsen Trophy
  • Junior Equestrian of the Year – The Gillian Wilson Trophy
  • Horse of a Lifetime – The Hickstead Trophy
  • Horse of the Year – NEW
  • Canadian Bred Horse of the Year
  • Canadian Breeder of the Year
  • Volunteer of the Year
  • Owner of the Year
  • Equestrian Canada Media Award – The Susan Jane Anstey Trophy
  • Health & Welfare Award
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Heads Up! EC Concussion Protocols

Heads Up! Equestrian Canada to Implement Ground-Breaking Athlete Concussion Protocols

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Ottawa, ON, Dec. 14, 2016 – Equestrian Canada (EC) has become one of the first national governing bodies for sport in Canada to release official, sport-specific guidelines on return-to-play protocols for athlete concussions.

“Parachute congratulates Equestrian Canada in creating a Return-to-Play protocol that will help educate and monitor concussion in their sport,” said Pamela Fuselli, Interim CEO of Parachute, a national charitable organization in Canada dedicated to preventing injuries and saving lives.

EC’s concussion-related Accidents & Return-to-Play rule will come into effect Jan. 1, 2017 for all EC sanctioned competitions in Canada. Continue reading “Heads Up! EC Concussion Protocols”