THE RIDER EXTRA FEBRUARY 2010 /3
Starts when you
Can Am Equine Emporium is looking to be a very
full weekend. With over 150 Vendors the Can Am has
with the latest Trucks from Dodge as well as in the Trade Dressage Medalist); Dena Kirkpatrick (World Champion
become the Place to see and purchase New products for
Show Area. The New entrance on the west side of the agri- Barrel Racing - Trainer); Barb Mitchell (renowned Hunter
2010 before horse enthusiasts hit the summer trails. Both
plex will have people enter directly into the Trade Show. Jumper Clinician) and Serena O’Hanlon (Olympian Team
English and western tack is available along with many
This New look is designed to make the parking easier Eventer) are just a few of the Champion Clinicians. We are
nutritional vendors on hand to talk about your horses
for people and also accommodate the the many Trailers that trying to provide clinics for all people in the Equine world.
needs.The weekend has become the place for horse peo-
will be on display. This will certainly start the Can Am No matter what discipline you may be involved with , these
ple to meet and learn more about the equine world.
experience off differently and there are more exciting new champions all have something you can apply to your event.
Ontario’s’ University of Guelph has provided many
directions once inside. Having all these great champions together will certainly
world class speakers along with clinicians from all
give tremendous value for those attending the Can Am
aspects of the horse world. Many manufacturer represen-
FREE World Calibre Clinics at Can Am show.
tatives will be on hand to discuss new products. The Can
Never before have we had so many Champions from
Am will feature the Home Hardware Mini extravaganza
different disciplines together at one show. This years Can The Can Am Show starts Friday March 19 and contin-
Free with your entry ticket. Featured in this show will be
Am will have world level clinics through out the weekend ues on all weekend. See www.canamequine.ca
Gillian Sutherland/Harvey Stevens performing their
free for many disciplines. Cindy Ishoy (Olympic Bronze announcements.
Dressage/Reining performance as seen at the Toronto
Royal Winter fair. Also the Canadian Cowgirls will high-
light the extravaganza along with other stars of the horse
Many Champion competitors will be on hand to do
Free clinics. Cindy Ishoy (Dressage Bronze Olympian)
Serena O’Hanlon (Olympic Eventer) Dena Kirkpatrick
(World barrel racing Champion) are just a few clinicians
that will be in attendance.
New for 2010 will be the Stallion Avenue that will
showcase many of the great Stallions of the many breeds
here in Ontario. University of Guelphs' world renowned
“Equimania” will be on display before it goes to the
World Equestrian games.
Ross Millar said “We are excited about all the educa-
tional opportunities we are offering horse people to take
advantage of and are thrilled with the clinicians and
entertainers coming this year. From the moment you
drive into the can Am this year you will see new and
exciting features. it all starts with the New parking lot at
the western fair grounds. The Can Am is becoming the
place to shop for trailers with many different trailer man-
ufacturers being shown and offered.
Can Am “New Look” Starts when you Arrive
There will be a New look and feel at the Can Am
Show from the moment you arrive. A New parking lot
and entrance will certainly give a different look and feel.
“With the crowds growing each year we have moved the
parking lot to the north side of the Western Fair
Grounds.” stated Ross Millar.”The parking will be FREE
for everybody and there are 50% more parking spaces.”
With more Trailer companies than ever before there will
be Horse trailers on Display outside the front area along
Driver loses race
for overusing whip
February 22, 2010
Australia - THE whip rules seem to be finally taking
effect in the thoroughbred world but in harness racing
another protest was upheld for whip use at Bulli on Satur-
For the first time since the rules changed in harness
racing at the start of the year, a driver won a race by
protesting against another runner for gaining an unfair
advantage because of whip use outside the rules.
Rick Alchin fired in an objection when Sharpe Fal-
con was beaten by Chang Mai, driven by Noel Hatcher,
in the fourth race on Saturday night. ''I don't like the rules
but he came from behind me and hit his horse 14 times to
beat me a half neck,'' Alchin said.
Steward Bill Cable said ''it was probably the worst''
breach of rules he had seen as Chang Mai made more
than two lengths under hard driving in the final 300
metres. ''It was an easy decision [to uphold the protest],''
A stewards protest was upheld at Newcastle last
Courtesy of: http://www.smh.com.au/
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