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OCTOBER/NOVEMBER 2011 Vol. 42, Issue No. 3 ISSN: 1209-3955 Price $3.95


Ian Millar Wins $100,000 Caledon Cup


Palgrave, Ontario – Nine-time Olympian Ian Millar of Perth, ON, won the $100,000 Caledon Cup on Sunday, September 25, at the CSI2* Canadian Show Jumping Tourna- ment (CSJT) in Palgrave, ON. The $100,000 Caledon Cup, presented by Aviva Elite, Peel Maryborough, and RAM Equestri- an, was held over three phases. Millar and Star Power won both the $30,000 Aviva Elite/Peel Marybor- ough Phase II on Saturday and the $50,000 RAM Equestrian Phase III on Sunday to take the overall Cale- don Cup title.


Already in the lead heading into Sunday’s final, Millar was one of only three horse-rider combina- tions to advance to the jump-off. Another eight horse-rider combina- tions had a single rail over the course set by two-time Olympic course designer Leopoldo Palacios of Venezuela.


Roberto Teran of Colombia was the first rider back to challenge the shortened jump-off track with Denver, a 12-year-old Trakehner gelding owned by Hawkestone Farms. The pair will represent Colombia at the upcoming Pan American Games in Guadalajara, Mexico, and the Canadian Show Jumping Tournament was a final preparatory event. A miscommuni- cation mid-way around the jump-off course brought Teran home with a final score of 12 faults for an even- tual third place finish.


Amy Millar, 34, of Perth, ON, was next to take up the challenge, guiding Costa Rica Z to a fault-free round in a time of 50.19 seconds. Costa Rica Z is a 16-year-old Hol-


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“Ian Millar of Perth, ON, riding Star Power won the $100,000 Caledon Cup on Sunday, September 25, at the Canadian Show Jumping Tour- nament in Palgrave, ON.” Photo Credit – Cealy Tetley, www.tetleyphoto.com


Quarter Horse Racing Gets Underway at Fort Erie Race Track


October 8th, Fort Erie - Quarter Horses returned to Fort Erie on Saturday to showcase some of the fastest horses in Ontario racing. There were three stakes races featured on the 10-horse card.


Fort Erie Bank of Ameri- ca Supplemental Chal- lenge


The $35,000 added Fort Erie Bank of America Supplemental Challenge was the longest race on Saturday’s program at 870 yards. It was won by Silver Grill, a gray six-year-old gelding who last ran and won a 440-yard race here at Fort Erie during the July Friendship Festival of Rac- ing. Jockey Tony Phillips took the lead at the head of the lane and brought the horse home to win. “My


Continued on Page 2 Leanintoit – Kim Ito Up - Photo by Michael Burns Photography


Western Rider Section Page 7


Photo Credit: © Ben Radvanyi


Gypsy Vanner Section See Page 57-64


Royal Winter Fair See Page 20


Longrun Gala See Page 55


Grassroots Championships See Page 79


Christmas Gift Section See Page 18-19


Eric Lamaze Comes To The Royal See Page 45


INSIDE


REACH Rodeo.........................3 Greener Pastures.......................4 Lions Lair .................................4 Remembering ...........................4 Equine Infectious Anemia........5 Susan Dahl Column..................6 Spirit of the Horse ....................6 Jake Walker Memorial .............7 WHAO News ...........................8 MWHS News...........................9 ORHA News ..........................10 OBRA News...........................11 OHSRA News........................12 ORA Finals.............................13 Fitness.....................................14 OTRA News...........................16 NBHA Team Canada .............17 Christmas Pages .....................18 Royal Winter Fair...................20 Biosecurity Risk .....................21 Ribbons for Rides...................24 Coming Events.......................24 OEF News ..............................25 ORCHA..................................26 Big Ben Memorial Trail.........27 GFHC News...........................28 NBHA.....................................29 Para Equestrian News.............30 The Gordie Tapp Story...........31


AQHA Director’s Report .......32 Youth World Cup...................32 OQHA News..........................33 AREA 3 News........................34 EOQHA News........................35 QROOI News.........................36 Longshot Cup.........................36 Beth Underhill........................41 Erynn Ballard .........................42 OnTRA News.........................46 Para Dressage News...............47 Driving ...................................48 Kim Logue..............................49 Lynn Palm ..............................50 Angelstone Farms...................51 Equine Canada Convention....52 Own the Podium.....................53 Regional Dressage Champs....53 Kim Farlinger .........................54 LongRun Toroughbred Gala ..55 Vanner Fair Section ..........57-64 Sarah Johnstone......................65 CTHS News............................66 Ont. Universities Show ..........67 Saddle For 4 Life....................69 Classifieds, Directory Ads 70-75 Real Estate..............................76 Spanish Tour ..........................78 Grassroots Championships.....79


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