Canada 150

Let’s celebrate Canada 150 with 150 photos of Canadian Sport horses, CSHA members, events or special moments.
Send your photo to csha@canadian-sport-horse.org with Canada 150 in the subject line and include a brief description including the following:

  • Name of horse & pedigree
  • Name of person /people in photo
  • The date photo taken or approx. year
  • Details of the photo/event (maybe edited for length)
  • Photo credit if required

For those attended the Ontario Cup Qualifiers in 2016 – we’d like to see photos of your Canada 150 tulips.

#1 RATAFIA

RATAFIA
1993 Mare – Merkur x Pas de Deus (Rushton’s Corsair)
Breeder: Gerry Ferrington / Owner: Brad Kerbs
1995 RAWF, Toronto, ON – Grand Champion CSH in CSHA Breeding Division
Barb Jackson (CSHA), Brad Kerbs (Owner), Roy Fish (Handler)

#2 MORNING STAR E.D.

MORNING STAR E.D.
2016 Colt – Lord Adonis x Arctic Miss (Highland Ruckus)
Breeder/Owner: Heather Ferguson
2016 RAWF, Toronto, ON – President’s Cup class

#3 BANDERA DU STERN WS

BANDERA DU STERN WS
2016  Colt – Banderas x Etoile (Earl)
Breeder: Andrea Galan-Nicholls / Owner: Deanna Cubellis
2016 RAWF, Toronto, ON – President’s Cup Class

#4 BRINLEY

BRINLEY
2002 Mare – Prinz Habicht x Bonne Ami (Domritter)
Breeder: Debbie Brown / Owner: Sue Pallotta
“I have owned and trained Brinley since she was a baby, and she did many of the line shows in Ontario and the cup classes at the Royal Winter Fair. This year we accomplished my dream and my goals as we achieved our gold medal status through Dressage Canada. I am proud to say she is a Canadian Sport Horse and a pretty amazing one too.”

#5 A LITTLE ROMANCE

A LITTLE ROMANCE
2005 Mare – A Fine Romance x Samlandfurstin (Donaufurst)
Breeder/Owner: Anita & Don Leschied
2016 Rio Olympics with Jessica Phoenix

#6 WEST STAR

WEST STAR
2013 Mare – Westporte x Etoile (Earl)
Breeder/Owner: Andrea Galan-Nicholls
2016 RAWF, Toronto, ON – Winner of the Governor General’s & Lieutenant Governor’s Cup Classes & Grand Champion CSH in CSHA Breeding Divison. Andrea Galan-Nicholls (Owner) & Claire Hunter (Handler & Rider)

#7 T.V. COMIC

T.V. COMIC
1971 Mare – Comic Fellow x T.V. Lady
Breeder: Mr & Mrs TL Peters / Owner: Barbara Jackson
“This is my first Canadian Hunter Mare, T.V. Comic, Inspected by Dr. John Gilray in 1974. Photo-August 1976, P.N.E.
One of the nicest mares I have owned, with the exception of Her daughter, T.V. Passport and of course Glaydene.”

#8 DIAMANDA CRS

DIAMANDA CRS
2011 Mare – Don Rico x Fire’s Girl (Feuerberg)
Breeder/Owner: Centaur Riding School
Canadian Training Level Champion at 4 years old, received lots of 8’s, 9’s and even a 10 from an international panel of FEI judges. Diamanda, or Mandy, is our miracle baby.  She was almost never born.  In 2010 Mandy’s dam was very sick and a vet hospital recommended for her to be euthanized. Instead we nursed her back to health, re-bred her, and the following year Mandy was born. Picture – Sept 2015 at Ontario and Can Dressage Championships. Owner- Shirley Guertin; Rider-Danika Guertin–Pierson

#9 SOLOMON

SOLOMON
1978 Stallion – Cienin x Bathsheba (TB cross)
Breeder/Owner: John & Claire Guertin, Navan, ON
“During the 1980’s Centaur distinguished itself with its breeding program. Centaur was one of the first places in the Ottawa area to breed mares with Hanoverian and Trakehner bloodlines. Two Centaur-bred horses, SOLOMON and his son ABSALOM were awarded the National Dressage Achievement Award by the CSHA. This cross-Canada recognition was given to the most successful dressage Canadian Sport Horse in Canada in a given year. Solomon sired many horses that became successful in the dressage arena.
Photo: Solomo with Ian Millar successful in both hunter and jumper rings,& with Shirley Guertin in dressage competitions. “

#10 LANDGRAF

LAND GRAF
1986 Gelding – Lorbas x Tara Shimar (Nabeym)
Breeder: Franz & Bonnie Rombach / Owner: Derk Woestenenk (Clear-enk Stables)
Photo: 1989 Canadian Sport Horse show, Fox Run Stables, Grand Champion Dressage Suitability – Johanna & Shirley Woestenenk

#11 PROSPECTS BRAVESTROM

PROSPECT’S BRAVESTROM
2007 – Brave Heart II x Prospect’s Athena (2008 CSHA Ontario Chp Broodmare)
Breeder/Owner: Maureen Hall – Prospect Equine Farm
Trained and ridden by Maureen Hall / Coached by Melanie Thomson. Photo (Gerry Hall): Aug 2016 Cornerstone Dressage Show, Palgrave, ON “First time in the ring doing Prix St. George test”

CSHA MEDAL

CSHA MEDAL
A highly sought after prize that was awarded to the Grand Champion Canadian Sport Horse in CSHA breed shows.
Designed by Elizabeth Holbrook. To those that were fortunate to receive one – send us a photo.

EQUI-FAIR, SPRUCE MEADOWS

EQUI-FAIR
2004 SPRUCE MEADOWS

#14 VIVA'S VEROVERAAR

VIVA’S VEROVERAAR
2001 Gelding – Viva Voltaire x Slim Sadie (A Fine Romance)
Breeder/Owner: Hilary Chambers
2011 PanAm Games Guadalajara Mexico / rider Esther Mortimer for Team Guatemala. “Proudest moment of my life watching my first homebred Canadian Sport Horse compete internationally.Now schooling Grand Prix dressage with young rider Allie Schmidt”

#15 GREYRIDGE GREYCE

 GREYRIDGE GREYCE
2017 Filly – Last Danz x Gaetana (Gotta Danz)
Breeder/Owner: Dale Baker

“This is my CSHA mare Gaetana and her foal ( filly born on April 28th 2017 ) Greyridge Greyce. Her sire was Last Danz (deceased ). Gaetana was chestnut at birth as well. The filly will turn grey. Both mare and filly are doing well. Gaetana will be bred back to the Hannoverian stallion Don Federico in July.”

#16 REGARDEZ MOI II

 REGARDEZ MOI II
2005 Gelding – Regardez II x Its Gottobechilly (Lord Chilly)
Breeder: Catherine James / Owner: John Skey
Sept 2008 – Ashland Breeders Show – shown by Catherine’s daughter – Amy Robillard
Photo credit – Amy Clement

#17 GUCCI K

GUCCI K
2011 Mare – Chablis 1Z x Chanel K (Balou du Rouet)
Breeder:Peter Karneef, Paul Morgan & Darlene Tierney / Owner: John Mactaggert
Trainer/Rider: Treena McClelland of Highview Farms

#18 CAFE NOIR

CAFE NOIR
2009 Mare – Cabardino x Penny Black V (Washington Postman)
Breeder / Owner: Ulla Brooks
2012 RAWF – Winner of Lieutenant Governor’s Cup for 3 yr olds. Rider: Shawn Ferguson

#19 PALOMA

PALOMA
2006 Mare – President x Citizen Jane ( Matter of Honour )
Breeder / Owner: Leslie Powers
2009 Ontario Qualifier for RAWF Cup Class

#20 LORENZO

LORENZO
2010 Gelding – Loughheed x Etoile (Earl)
Breeder / Owner: Leslie Powers
2012 – 2 yr old Colt/Gelding Class at CSHA ON Chapter Breeders Show

#21 GRATITUDE

GRATITUDE
2014 Colt – Gauguin de Lully x A ‘Lil Tude (Ginzberg)
Breeder / Owner: Vicki McKague & Mark Keller, Affluent Farms
“Gratitude was only three weeks old when we took him to Birnleigh Farm, just north of London. He was quite quite a handful for his small size that day but he came home with a first prize ribbon. He is now three years old and we hope our stud colt will qualify for the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair cup classes this year.”
Photo Credit: Melanie Prosser