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 […]


Congratulations to Alberta’s Newly Certified Instructors/Coaches – Summer 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 […]


Important Fundraiser – Please Consider Volunteering

Casinos are a vital way for the Alberta Equestrian Federation (AEF) to raise funds that help operate and deliver strong and viable member programs and services to the Alberta equine community. We need your help, and ask that you will consider volunteering your time on Saturday, December 30 and/or Sunday December 31, 2017 at the […]


Horse Insurance 101 – All About The Horse

In previous articles in Alberta Bits we have spent time detailing the breadth and scope of the insurance program offered to members of the AEF. On review, many (most) of the articles written are primarily focused on the insurance coverage provided to Members (the person).  Topics have included: How we protect the person from liability […]


AEF Member Insurance Coverage 101

A “cheat sheet” to help AEF members understand the insurance coverage they are provided automatically as members. As a member of AEF you are provided with two important insurance benefits; a) Personal Liability insurance – $5,000,000. “Personal” in this context means the insurer will protect you against legal action brought against you if your horse(s) […]