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 […]


CanTRA Mentoring Clinic

Rundle Riders Therapeutic Riding Association (RRTRA) has been offering riding and horsemanship lessons to individuals with physical or developmental disabilities for 16 years. Operating out of the Calgary YMCA’s Camp Chief Hector, in the Bow Valley with the support of our dedicated team of volunteers and talented instructor, Sue Clark (CanTRA II). Parents of RRTRA […]


National Coaches Week 2017

The Coaches Association of Canada has partnered with the 13 Provincial and Territorial Coaching Representatives to bring you National Coaches Week 2017!  September 23-30, 2017 is a week to celebrate the tremendous positive impact coaches have on athletes and communities across Canada. This week is an opportunity to recognize coaches for the integral they play […]


Equine Infectious Anemia Notification

Following the detection of a case of equine infectious anemia by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, Alberta Agriculture and Forestry is sending a copy of this notification letter by email to horse owners in the county of Two Hills, that are registered in the provincial premises identification database. If you have clients that have not […]