Don’t miss the HCBC Facebook Contest!

All Over the Map – February

HCBC is holding a very exciting Facebook contest that you do not want to miss! Click here to head to the post and enter!

Enter to win a two-day pass to the BC Equine Education Summit, April 25-26, 2020, in Abbotsford, BC.

Here are the contest rules:

  • Follow us on Facebook.
  • Like and share the BC Equine Education Summit contest post and use the hashtag #seeyouatthesummit for your first entry.
  • Do you have two friends who would also like to attend the Summit? Tag them in the post so they can play along too, and you get a second entry into the draw.
  • Remember, if your post isn’t public we can’t see your share!
  • There will be 12 winners drawn, one from each HCBC region.
  • In addition, the 12 Summit pass winners will be entered for a chance to win the Grand Prize of HCBC swag and two nights’ hotel stay for the weekend of the Summit at the Quality Hotel & Conference Centre Abbotsford!

Not on Facebook? No worries, enter via email at with your contact details. Anyone can enter, you don’t have to be a HCBC member. The winners will be announced April 9. See you at the Summit!

For more info on the BC Equine Education Summit, click here.


Individual Member Funding

“To me, being part of the AEF community means I am able to receive funding support towards my ongoing horsemanship education. I am grateful, proud and passionate about being part of this community.” – Adele Ohama, participated in the Linda Parelli Happy Horse Clinic, held at Horse in Hand Ranch, Blackfalds.

Interested in learning more about Individual & Club Funding? CLICK HERE!

Upcoming Events

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In conjunction with our Annual General Meeting.


Upcoming New Brunswick Draft Horse Association AGM

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The New Brunswick Draft Horse Association (NBDHA) is currently planning the 2020 AGM. Stay tuned for upcoming details and events. We are looking forward to another great show season for the draft horse industry. To learn how to become a member and join our email list, contact Robyn McCallum at Be sure to follow the NBDHA Facebook page.

Dressage New Brunswick Show Dates

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The show dates published last month have been updated. Please adjust your calendars. All events will be hosted at the PLP in Sussex.

DNB #1 Bronze/Gold – May 23-24, 2020
DNB #2 Bronze/Gold – July 11-12, 2020
DNB Special Event – Aug. 8-9, 2020
DNB #3 Bronze/Gold – Sept. 19-20, 2020
DNB #4 Bronze/Gold – Oct. 10-11, 2020

Atlantic Veterinary College – Upcoming Visits to NB

Dr. Kathleen MacMillan and Dr. Martha Mellish from AVC have scheduled the following visits to Fredericton (in-clinic) during winter 2020. Moncton (on-site) visits will be either scheduled on an as-needed basis or added on to a Fredericton visit as time allows.

Feb. 4-6, 2020: Dr. Mellish
March 9-11, 2020: Dr. MacMillan
April 6-8, 2020: Dr. MacMillan

You can book an appointment directly by calling AVC at 1-844-566-0992. Please provide all necessary background information and indicate if you have been working with a DAAF veterinarian.


Alison Bryan
Photo Credit: Meredith Murray

Rookie Riders Facilitator Training Sessions

The deadline is fast approaching for your opportunity to become trained to instruct the introductory riding experience program, Rookie Riders. Every region across the province will host a training course to make it easier for you to participate! Act quickly to secure your spot!

Training Dates:
Feb. 21, 2020: 40 Douglas St., Truro
Registration Deadline: Feb. 5, 2020

Feb. 23, 2020: 9489 Commercial St., New Minas
Registration Deadline: Feb. 5, 2020

March 28, 2020: 95 Maillard St., Membertou
Registration Deadline: March 11, 2020

March 29, 2020: 42 Summerside Rd., Heatherton
Registration Deadline: March 11, 2020

Click here for more info and/or to register.

April 17-19, 2020: NSEF Multi-Disciplinary Coach Symposium

The NSEF will be holding a Multi-Disciplinary Coach Symposium on April 17-19, 2020, at Denverness Stables in Antigonish. We welcome all members who teach lessons/coach athletes to attend our symposium.

If you have any questions about the Symposium, please contact:

Sheila Currie
(902) 425-5450 ext. 337

BMO® Equestrian Canada Mastercard®*All Over the Map – February

No matter what province you call home, use the BMO® Equestrian Canada Mastercard®* to stay connected to the equestrian community across Canada. In addition to earning double Air Miles and 1% back on all credit card purchases, your purchases will directly benefit the Horsepower Foundation. Learn more about the card’s features and apply today at