Health Changes to OUI and MIA

Below are resources from Equestrian Canada (EC) outlining the changes that have been made to the Canadian regulations in regards to Own Use Importations (OUI) and Medically important Anti-Microbial (MIA). Canadian Veterinary Medicine Association Information Sheet on Incoming Anti-Microbial Regulatory Changes Fact Sheet: Changes to OUI Regulations Changes to Use of MIA Request Form to […]


Travel Policies

As the weather becomes colder, many members start to plan their winter escape to warmer destinations. For our clients, that trip may also include travelling with their horses. This product was initially created due to inquiries and concerns over the limitations often found in standard everyday travel insurance.  In response, we designed a customized out-of-province […]


Cypress Hills Provincial Park Draft Equestrian & Cross-Country Ski Trails Master Plan

Alberta Parks has developed a Draft Mountain Biking Trail Design Plan and a Draft Equestrian & Cross-Country Ski Trails Master Plan for Cypress Hills Provincial Park, with advice and recommendations from local public and key stakeholders. The draft plans set out objectives and strategies for future trail development in Cypress Hills Provincial Park. Alberta Parks […]


Celebrating the Big 4-0!

The Alberta Equestrian Federation (AEF) is celebrating our 40th anniversary in 2018 and we want to celebrate our members! Help the AEF commemorate this banner year by submitting your equine photos for our special 40th anniversary issue of Alberta Bits! Photo a photo Help us commemorate our 40th anniversary in 2018!


Alberta Bits Christmas Gift Guide

Holiday gifts for every equestrian on your list. For Her:   Twisted X Serape Fringe Driving Moccasins Serape is on-trend and these cute, yet functional, shoes will be a definite hit under the tree. ($179.99) Lammles Boss Mare Hoodie Sassy, yet funny? We love this hoodie, and we bet the boss of your house will […]


Look What We Have Done Now!

After discussion with our AEF members and negotiating on your behalf with our insurance program providers at Capri Insurance, we are pleased to let you know about some changes for the 2018 membership year. First and foremost, the core products that AEF members and their counterparts across Canada have relied upon for more than 20 […]


Congratulations to Alberta’s Newly Certified Instructors/Coaches – Fall 2017

Equestrian Canada’s (EC) instructor/coaching program was developed in partnership with the National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP), the Coaching Association of Canada (CAC) and Sport Canada. Equestrian Canada is one of 67+ sports participating in the NCCP, which represents coaching excellence in Canada. The EC instructor/coaching program is the only Canadian equestrian instructor/coach certifying program also recognized internationally […]


2017 Live Outside the Box Winners Announced!

Congratulations to our 2017 Live Outside The Box Winners! The AEF is so proud to report that our Alberta Buckaroo’s totaled 9193 Horse time Hours, 12 457 Outdoor Activity Hours, and consumed 17 442 healthy servings of fruits and vegetables between April – September this year! Highest Number of Hours of Horse Time Nessa Ingram Age 15 […]


Capri and Intercity Insurance are the brokers of choice for Canada’s equine community

  September 21, 2017 – Capri Insurance Services Ltd. and Intercity Insurance Services Inc. have been trusted insurance and risk management partners in the Canadian equine industry for more than twenty years. With new agreements recently forged with the Ontario Equestrian Federation, Manitoba Horse Council and the Newfoundland and Labrador Equestrian Association, the organization is […]