Ottawa, ON, March 14, 2019 – Equestrian Canada (EC) is pleased to inform the Canadian equestrian community that Horse Day 2019 is taking place June 1, 2019.

Horse Day was created to raise public awareness and promote the beloved horse. Across the country, events and celebrations will take place on June 1 to allow Canadians of all ages and experience levels to honour, discover and explore the equestrian world.

Make Horse Day part of your spring celebrations. There are many ways to jump in and get involved:

Learn more about Horse Day 2019 HERE

Want to host a Horse Day 2019 event? Register your event HERE

Find a Horse Day 2019 Event near you HERE (and check back often as more events are added!)

Encourage youth between the ages of 3 and 16 to enter the Horse Day 2019 National Drawing Contest for the chance to win exciting prizes! Learn more about the drawing contest HERE

And be sure to capture your Horse Day fun on camera for the chance to win! To enter the Horse Day Photo Contest, simply post your Horse Day photos to Facebook, Twitter or Instagram on June 1, 2019 using the hashtag #HorseDay2019.

For more information on Horse Day 2019, visit or contact Jessie Christie, Senior Manager of Marketing and Communications, by email at [email protected] or by phone at 1-866-282-8395 x 133.

To learn more about specific Horse Day initiatives in your local area, contact your Provincial or Territorial Sport Organization (PTSO).