The first foal bred by a rookie breeder came home with an impressive amount of hardware from the CSHA Ontario Chapter Breeders Show in late August. Cavalia’s Vision, a yearling bay filly by Chablis IZ and out of Yavari’s Vision (by Yavari) owned by Darlene Sacher of North Bay, Ontario took the trophies for Champion Yearling Filly, Junior Champion Filly and overall Grand Champion. The filly’s triumph was thrilling news for her owner, who bought the filly’s dam, Yavari’s Vision (Spring), as a... more
It was a golden week for Mastermind, a Canadian Sport Horse gelding, and his rider KC Van Aarem of Maryland at the 2014 FEI North American Junior and Young Rider Championships in July. The pair were members of the gold medal winning  U.S. Zone 3 team at the championships and finished 10th individually. Van Aarem, 19, bought the Canadian Sport Horse when she was 12 years old from an Internet ad. Van Aarem and Mastermind started in the children’s  jumpers and moved their way up the... more
Two young Canadian Sport Horse stallions with the same dam received breeding approval at a Canadian Sport Horse and Sport Pony inspection at Thornlea Stables in Oshawa, Ontario in late June. Two Welsh stallions from Florida passed Canadian Sport Pony breeding approval requirements. Caddyshack B, a 2011 bay F1 Canadian Sport Horse colt by Cardento out of Balou Babe, bred and owned by Sylvia Dixon and Beasley Farms of Schomberg, Ontario earned a score of 76.5 from inspectors Dorita Peer, Jack... more