1107, 2018

Northwest Horse Fair 2018: Promoting the Canadian Horse in the NW United States

On March 23-25, Canadian Horses appeared at the Northwest Horse Fair in Albany, Oregon for the 17th continuous year! The Northwest Horse Fair has been a major factor in re-establishing the Canadian Horse here in the northwestern U.S. (after an absence of more than a century), ever since we first appeared here in 2002 with the NW Cavalry Association. To date more than 40 Canadian Horses have appeared at the Fair. This year we continued showing

1906, 2018

2019 Calendar – Time to Submit Your Photos!

It's that time of the year again! Time to submit your photos for the ever-popular CHHAPS Calendar, for 2019. The deadline for submission is MIDNIGHT, SUNDAY July 22nd. PLEASE NOTE, THIS IS A MONTH EARLIER THAN LAST YEAR! (This is so that calendars will be available for sale at the Canadian Horse Expo in Connecticut in October.) Our awesome designer, Susan Arthur, has graciously agreed to put her creative talents to work for us again this year

1005, 2018

Smoke and Sirens and Fire, Oh My! Canadian Horses at a Mounted Police Clinic

by Ken Morris, CHHAPS Western U.S. Liaison Most Canadian Horse fans know that several mounted police units use the breed, including the Montreal, Vancouver, and Calgary Mounted Police. Did you ever wonder how horses are trained to do this? This past weekend (May 5-6) three Canadian Horse owners in Oregon found out how it works, when they attended a mounted police clinic taught by Bill Richey and Karen Swanson of National Mounted Police Services, Inc.  Bill and Karen

1901, 2018

Equus Survival Trust and the Canadian Horse at the Rockridge Fair & Expo in Lexington, VA

The Equus Survival Trust was invited to the Rockridge Fair and Expo held in Lexington, Virginia September 7, 8, and 9.  The Canadian Horse was one of the breeds visiting the fair. Lapado Julo Kalumet, a 17 year old gelding and Bellechasse Kojac Tivoly, a 10 year old gelding showed off the beauty and the great temperament of the Canadian Horse. It was a first event for Tivoly and owner Malena, and they were excellent.  Malena

1901, 2018

Canadian Horses at Equine Affaire 2017: CHHAPS Members Raise Breed Awareness in Massachusetts

New England area CHHAPS members and their horses returned to Equine Affaire, November 9-12, for another exciting year in West Springfield, Massachusetts.  2017 marked the 3rd year the Canadian Horse Heritage & Preservation Society sponsored an educational exhibit at the largest equine-related trade show and expo in the East. During four event-filled days, nearly 92,000 visitors came to enjoy the expo’s clinics, seminars, demonstrations, breed pavilion, horse & farm exhibits, evening Fantasia performances, and plenty of

212, 2017

Congratulations to Kristina Eckert, Winner of the CHHAPS Sponsored 2017 Working Equitation Canadian Horse Breed Performance Award

CHHAPS is proud to sponsor the 2017 Working Equitation Horse Breed Performance Awards for the top performing registered Canadians competing in Working Equitation with the Working Equitation United Association in the United States. For 2017, the winner of the High Point Canadian Horse is Canadian Farm Jerrycho Manon, a beautiful mare owned by Karen Bentley and shown by her daughter Kristina Eckert. Canadian Farm Jerrycho Manon, 2017 High Point Canadian Horse In addition to her High Point

2410, 2017

2018 CHHAPS Calendars are now available for order!

It's that time of year again! Time to order your 2018 Canadian Horse Calendar! For the past seven years, the Canadian Horse Heritage & Preservation Society has offered a high quality wall calendar featuring full colour photographs of Canadian Horses. In purchasing these calendars, you are not only getting a beautiful calendar, you are also helping CHHAPS in our efforts to promote and preserve this rare and special breed. The Canadian Horse Heritage & Preservation Society's mission

410, 2017

CHHAPS Drill Team at Mission Horse Club Celebration

On September 10, 2017, the Mission Horse Club Celebrated Mission’s 125th birthday and asked CHHAPS to participate in their one day celebration. The CHHAPS Drill team was happy to participate and performed two demonstrations, at 10:15 am and 12:15 pm, preceded with a short narrative about the history of the Canadian Horse. The Mission Horse Club featured exhibition riding, petting zoo, farrier demonstrations, horse and buggy rides, craft table and food. There were almost 400 people

410, 2017

Help Bring the Canadian Horse to the Equine Affaire

CHHAPS is a relatively small non-profit organization with a correspondingly small budget, we can only sponsor a portion of the cost.  If any Canadian Horse fans would like to contribute toward the cost of the booth at the Equine Affaire, there are two ways you can do so: Join CHHAPS.  An annual membership is only $35, and it’s from our membership fees that we’re able to cover the costs of promoting the Canadian Horse at fairs and

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