Bighorn Country Proposal: Be a Part of the Change

The Government of Alberta has recently announced a proposal for a new mix of public land and parks known as “Bighorn Country”. Bighorn Country includes public lands within the western part of the North Saskatchewan Region, from the boundary of Banff National Park...

AEF Leads the Way in Emergency Preparedness

When an emergency or disaster occurs, equine and livestock owners and custodians are often left on their own to manage the livestock in their care. Experience has shown that a lack of emergency structure creates human and animal safety issues and has a negative impact...

Canter Away Current Coach Spotlight – Danielle Gallant

We, the Alberta Equestrian Federation (AEF), are proud to award the October 2018 Canter Away Current incentive to Danielle Gallant! Danielle is an Equestrian Canada Certified Instructor with her Jump designation, as well as an evaluator (Level 1-4) for the EC Learn to...

Jill Irving Youth Equine Mentorship Program 2019

Program Objective: The Canadian Youth Equestrian Mentorship Program is designed to inspire Canadian equestrians between the ages of sixteen and twenty-one from the dressage and hunter/jumper disciplines by bringing them to the largest, competitive equestrian venue in...

Important West Nile Virus Notification

Notice to All Equine Owners Registered in PID – 2018 has been a very busy year for West Nile Virus in the province. The combination of a warm spring and adequate moisture levels worked to create an early bloom of mosquito activity. In 2003, the first year the...

Nominations Open – AEF Provincial Awards 2018

AEF is pleased to open the nomination process for the AEF annual provincial awards for the second year in a row, recognizing deserving members in good standing throughout various industry sectors. Do you know someone who has gone above and beyond and deserves...

National Coaches Week – September 22-30 – #ThanksCoach

National Coaches Week is a week to celebrate the tremendous positive impact coaches have on athletes and communities across Canada. Coaches are a valuable contributor to communities across Canada and coaching contributes significantly to volunteerism in Canada. This...

Four Steps to Get Coaching!

Do you know someone who is interested in coaching, but is not quite sure where to get started? Or maybe you are already a coach, but know that there are still some things to learn about planning your practices.  The Coaching Association of Canada, with the support of...
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