By Helga Alcorn / CWHBA
Photography: Bella White, Jackie van den Brink, RSM.LJ
Ontario, Canada’s second largest province, has a diverse landscape. Ranging from rich agricultural land in the south, grasslands in the north and separated by the vast, rocky and mineral rich Canadian Shield. Ontario has more than 250,000 lakes and a diverse climate with warm summers and cold winters.
Industries range from agriculture, mining, manufacturing, and leading-edge technology software and technology. Within agriculture, Ontario has a strong and diverse equine presence. Ranging from pleasure riders to FEI professional riders competing at Equestrian-Canada-sponsored horse venues and shows. This range of riders drives the equine breeding industry and the Warmblood breeder.
CWHBA’s mandate is to continuously raise the standard of breeding to produce equine athletes that will excel in any equestrian sport. Ontario has seven approved CWHBA stallions. The CWHBA breeding rationale is that the approved stallions will produce offspring that are high quality, well-bred Warmblood horses suitable for Olympic disciplines.
Beau Balou (Bon Balou X Calypso du Moyon) is owned by Look Ahead Sporthorses. He is a very versatile stallion, having an elastic way of going, with a great canter and walk for the dressage enthusiasts. His jumping so far has proven to be very scopey and brave. He first crop of foals have arrived in 2020.
Aloha (Anrit x Auerbach xx), owned by Pikturesque Farm, has Classic European blood-lines with refinement characteristics, strong athletic jumping tech-nique and correct gaits.
Cabardino (Carpaccio x Gaspari) is owned by W. Charlot Farm. Cabardino is the USEF #1 Hunter sire for 2017 and 2018. He is a spectacular ‘four-foot’ hunter who combines scope, tech-nique, temperament, beauty, and movement in one complete pack-age. He produces flashy, refined foals, who are intelligent, calm and easy to train... To read the complete article you need to be a subscriber
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