Canter Away Current Coach Spotlight – Lauren Hines

The Alberta Equestrian Federation (AEF) is proud to award Lauren Hines, English Competition Coach from Calgary, AB the July 2018 Canter Away Current incentive. Lauren has been riding since she was about 12 years old. She started in the Equestrian Canada coaching...

Equine Trails – Station Flats & West Bragg Creek Upcoming Events

Alberta equine trail users should note that the equestrian trails at Station Flats and West Bragg Creek will be busier than usual during the noted dates below. Event organizers are required to leave space for the public, but sites can become overcrowded quite quickly...

NEW – AEF Summer Horse Camp Membership

It’s Summer Horse Camp time! With the warm weather and no school, it’s time for kids to go out and enjoy the summer with their favorite four-legged friends. Horses are a lot of fun, but horseback riding can be a risky activity. The Alberta Equestrian Federation (AEF)...

Neurotropic Equine Herpes Virus -1

A case of nEHV-1 with neurological symptoms has been confirmed in a horse in Saskatchewan. Although other horses on the premises have tested negative and not moved since the original diagnosis, the index horse had been present at a roping/rodeo event in Alberta just...

New Occupational Health and Safety requirements for Volunteers

For organizations who utilize volunteers working on Public Land, please note that on June 1st, there were updates made to the Occupational Health and Safety Act which you should read here. As a result, there are some changes to what an organization is required to have...

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 Ponoka who are registered in the provincial...

Congratulations – AEF English & Western Rider Bursary Recipients

Sonja Burton English Rider Level Bursary awarded to Taylor Stock of Ardrossan, AB Sonja Burton, age 17, was an accomplished equestrian with two horses that both complemented her personality: one a cowgirl, the other a princess. Sonja started riding at the age of 8...

Congratulations – AEF Pump up Your Levels Recipients

Each year the Alberta Equestrian Federation (AEF) is pleased to offer the Pump Up Your Levels Funding Incentive. The objective of this incentive is to encourage growth within the National Learn to Ride/Drive programs, encourage use of Equestrian Canada (EC) certified...

Understanding Personal Liability Coverage

As the risk management partner for the Alberta Equestrian Federation (AEF) and its members, our team at CapriCMW gets asked many questions about the insurance we deliver to the diverse equine community in Alberta. I know I can speak on behalf of my colleagues to say...
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