Ottawa, ON, Feb. 6, 2017 – Registration is officially open for the 2017 Equestrian Canada (EC) Convention, taking place April 7-9, 2017 at the Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre in beautiful downtown Vancouver, BC.

EC is thrilled to partner with Horse Council British Columbia (HCBC) in order to provide the Canadian equestrian community with three days of exceptional educational opportunities, world-class speakers and exciting social and network events – revolving around the theme, “Building a Unified Canadian Equestrian Community.”

“Horse Council BC is proud to partner with Equestrian Canada for the 2017 EC Convention in Vancouver,” said HCBC Executive Director, Lisa Laycock. “Our two organizations worked closely together to bring the Convention to fruition and we are excited about the great events we have lined up. The three days of the Convention offer an exceptional opportunity for the entire equine community and we are thrilled to host EC on the west coast.”

From start to finish, you won’t want to miss a minute! Highlights include:

Elite speakers & presenters:

  • Tiffany Foster – Canadian Olympian and Elite Jumping Athlete
  • Tania Vicent – Four-time Canadian Olympic Medalist in Speed Skating
  • Dr. Andrew McLean – International Best-Selling Author & Award-Winning Researcher & Coach with Equitation Science International

Engaging daily information sessions covering a broad range of topics, including:

  • Facebook Livestream: EC Update from President, Jorge Bernhard and CEO, Eva Havaris
  • EC High Performance Review Findings
  • Building a Unified Canadian Equestrian Community – Workshop

Innovative clinics and workshops with renowned experts, including:

  • Live Demo: Equine Behaviour & Training with Dr. Andrew McLean, PhD, BSc, Dip Ed
  • Hunter Judge Clinic with Julie Winkel, USEF ‘R’ Hunter, Jumper, Equitation and Hunter Breeding Judge
  • Competition Coach Workshop: Manage an Equestrian Sport Program with Wendy Johnston, EC/NCCP Certified Coach

Exciting social events, including:

Whether you want to fully immerse yourself and attend all four days, choose the days you attend “à la carte,” or buy tickets solely for the 2016 EC Awards Reception, a variety of registration packages are available to fit all preferences.

Don’t miss out!
Visit the 2017 EC Convention registration portal today: