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Equestrian Canada (Canada Équestre), formerly known as Equine Canada and commonly known by its acronym, EC, is Canada’s comprehensive national governing body for equestrian sport. [1]

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Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

The Department of Agriculture and Agri-Food, also referred to as Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) (Agriculture et Agroalimentaire Canada), is the department of the government of Canada with responsibility for policies governing agriculture production, farming income, research and development, inspection, and the regulation of animals and plants.

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Breed registry

A breed registry, also known as a herdbook, studbook or register, in animal husbandry and the hobby of animal fancy, is an official list of animals within a specific breed whose parents are known.

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Canada is a country located in the northern part of North America.

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Canadian Olympic Committee

The Canadian Olympic Committee - COC (Comité olympique canadien - COC) is the private, non-profit organization that represents Canada at the International Olympic Committee (IOC).

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Canadian Paralympic Committee

The Canadian Paralympic Committee - CPC (French: Comité paralympique canadien - CPC) is the private, non-profit organization representing Canadian Paralympic athletes in the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) and the Parapan American Games.

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Classical dressage

Classical dressage evolved from cavalry movements and training for the battlefield, and has since developed into the competitive dressage seen today.

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Combined driving

Combined driving (also known as horse driving trials) is an equestrian sport involving carriage driving.

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Dressage (or; a French term, most commonly translated to mean "training") is a highly skilled form of riding performed in exhibition and competition, as well as an "art" sometimes pursued solely for the sake of mastery.

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Endurance riding

Endurance riding is an equestrian sport based on controlled long-distance races.

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Equestrian vaulting

Equestrian vaulting, or simply vaulting, is most often described as gymnastics and dance on horseback, which can be practiced both competitively or non-competitively.

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Equestrianism (from Latin equester, equestr-, equus, horseman, horse), more often known as riding, horse riding (British English) or horseback riding (American English), refers to the skill of riding, driving, steeplechasing or vaulting with horses.

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Eric Lamaze

Eric Lamaze (born April 17, 1968) is a member of the Canadian Equestrian Team for show jumping.

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Eventing (also known as three day eventing or horse trials) is an equestrian event where a single horse and rider combination compete against other combinations across the three disciplines of dressage, cross-country, and show jumping.

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Government of Canada

The Government of Canada (Gouvernement du Canada), formally Her Majesty's Government (Gouvernement de Sa Majesté), is the federal administration of Canada.

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Horse racing

Horse racing is an equestrian performance sport, typically involving two or more horses ridden by jockeys (or sometimes driven without riders) over a set distance for competition.

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Horse slaughter

Horse slaughter is the practice of slaughtering horses to produce meat for consumption.

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Horseball is a game played on horseback where a ball is handled and points are scored by shooting it through a hoop with a diameter of 1m.

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Hunt seat

Hunt seat is a style of forward seat riding commonly found in North American horse shows.

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International Federation for Equestrian Sports

The International Federation for Equestrian Sports (Fédération Équestre Internationale, FEI) is the international governing body of equestrian sports.

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International Olympic Committee

The International Olympic Committee (IOC; French: Comité International Olympique, CIO) is a Swiss private non-governmental organisation based in Lausanne, Switzerland, which is the authority responsible for the modern Olympic Games.

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International Paralympic Committee

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC; Internationales Paralympisches Komitee) is an international non-profit organisation and the global governing body for the Paralympic Movement.

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Ontario is one of the 13 provinces and territories of Canada and is located in east-central Canada.

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Ottawa is the capital city of Canada.

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Own the Podium

Own the Podium is a Canadian not-for-profit organization.

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Para-equestrian is an equestrian sport governed by the International Federation for Equestrian Sports (FEI), and includes two competitive events: One is para-equestrian dressage, which is conducted under the same basic rules as conventional dressage, but with riders divided into different competition grades based on their functional abilities.

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Polo is a team sport played on horseback.

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Pony Club

Pony Club is an international youth organization devoted to the educating youths about horses and riding.

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Reining is a western riding competition for horses where the riders guide the horses through a precise pattern of circles, spins, and stops.

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Rodeo is a competitive sport that arose out of the working practices of cattle herding in Spain, Mexico, and later Central America, South America, the United States, Canada, Australia and New Zealand.

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Saddle seat

Saddle seat is a style of horseback riding within the category of English riding that is designed to show off the high action of certain horse breeds.

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Show jumping

Show jumping, also known as "stadium jumping", "open jumping", or simply "jumping", is a part of a group of English riding equestrian events that also includes dressage, eventing, hunters, and equitation.

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Sport Canada

Sport Canada is a branch of the Department of Canadian Heritage.

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Tent pegging

Tent pegging (sometimes spelled tent-pegging or tentpegging) is a cavalry sport of ancient origin, and is one of only ten equestrian disciplines officially recognised by the International Equestrian Federation.

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2012 Summer Olympics

The 2012 Summer Olympics, formally the Games of the XXX Olympiad and commonly known as London 2012, was an international multi-sport event that was held from 27 July to 12 August 2012 in London, United Kingdom.

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Canadian Equestrian Federation, Equine Hippique Canada.


[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Equine_Canada

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