Horse Sport Enews More from Horse Sport:Christilot Boylen Retires From Team SportAfter an exemplary career as one of Canada’s top Dressage riders, seven-time Olympian Christilot Boylen has announced her retirement from team competition.2020 Royal Agricultural Winter Fair CancelledFor only the second time in its history, The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair has been cancelled but plans are being made for some virtual competitions.Royal Agricultural Winter Fair Statement on 2020 EventAs the Province of Ontario starts to reopen, The Royal’s Board and staff will adhere to all recommendations put forward by government and health officials.Government Financial Assistance for Ontario FarmersOntario Equestrian has recently released this update of several financial assistance packages available, including those for farm business. Equestrian Canada (EC) is pleased to inform the Canadian equestrian community that Horse Day 2017 is taking place June 3, 2017. This year will mark the ninth anniversary of Horse Day, which was created to raise public awareness and promote the beloved horse. Across the country, events and celebrations will take place on June 3 to allow Canadians of all ages and experience levels to honour, discover and explore the equestrian world.This year’s Horse Day will be a special year for the celebration of the horse, as 2017 also marks Canada’s 150th anniversary, as well as the 250th anniversary of horse racing in Canada.Make Horse Day part of your year of celebration in 2017. There are many ways to jump in and get involved in Horse Day 2017:Learn more about Horse Day 2017 HEREWant to host a Horse Day 2017 event? Register your event HEREFind a Horse Day 2017 event near you HEREEncourage youth between the ages of 3 and 16 to enter the Horse Day 2017 National Drawing Contest for the chance to win exciting prizes! Learn more about the drawing contest HEREAnd be sure to capture your Horse Day fun on camera for the chance to win great prizes. To enter the Horse Day Photo Contest, simply upload your Horse Day photos to Facebook, Twitter or Instagram on June 3, 2017 using the hashtag #HorseDayPhotoContest. Two winners per province/territory will be selected to receive an exclusive, limited edition Asmar Equestrian polo shirt from the Rio 2016 Olympic Games!For more information on Horse Day 2017, visit www.equestrian.ca/events-results/horseday or contact Julie Cull, EC Program Manager, Participation and Equine Development by email at [email protected] or by phone at 1-866-282-8395 x 120.To learn more about specific Horse Day initiatives in your local area, contact your Provincial or Territorial Sport Organization (PTSO). Subscribe to the Horse Sport newsletter and get an exclusive bonus digital edition! Email* SIGN UP We’ll send you our regular newsletter and include you in our monthly giveaways. PLUS, you’ll receive our exclusive Rider Fitness digital edition with 15 exercises for more effective riding.