Para-Equestrian Canada Seeking Horses for Upcoming CPEDI 3*Competition

Ottawa, ON, April 18, 2016 – Equine Canada (EC) is putting the call out to all Canadian equestrians, looking for those willing to lease th....

Reminder: Deadline for First Para-Equestrian Canada Video Competition of 2016 Fast Approaching

March 24, 2016Para-Equestrian Canada (PEC) would like to remind you that the entry deadline for the first competition of the 2016 Video Comp....

Get Your Camera Ready: 2016 Para-Equestrian Canada Video Competition Series Set to Launch

March 2, 2016Para-Equestrian Canada is pleased to announce the dates for the exciting 2016 Video Competition series, allowing athletes to ex....

Thunderbird Show Park to Host International Para-Dressage CPEDI 3*

In June 2016, Canada will host a CPEDI 3* -level competition for the first time since 2010.

Honouring Para-Equestrian Ambassador & National Classifier Sandy Armitage

Sandy Armitage of Victoria, BC has been a well-known figure in Para-Equestrian sport for many years. As a Physiotherapist, National Classifi....

Ashley Gowanlock Turning Obstacles into Opportunities

Two-time Canadian Paralympian and Right To Play Ambassador, Ashley Gowanlock of Surrey, BC, has embarked on a new adventure – publishing h....

Meaningful Win for Gowanlock & Ferdonia 2 at Second Wellington CPEDI 3*

Ottawa, ON, Jan. 26, 2016 – The Canadian Para-Equestrian Dressage Team continued to achieve impressive results, despite extreme weather du....

Canadian Para-Equestrian Dressage Team Kicks Off 2016 Season with ‘Firsts’ at Wellington CPEDI 3*

Ottawa, ON, Jan. 13, 2016 – The Canadian Para-Equestrian Dressage Team kicked off 2016 in a big way, claiming many top finishes at the ....

Equine Canada Welcomes David Hunter as Para-Equestrian Dressage Team Manager

Ottawa, ON, Jan. 6, 2016 – Equine Canada (EC) is pleased to welcome David Hunter to the position of Para-Equestrian Dressage Team Manager,....

Results In for Final Para-Equestrian Canada Video Competition of 2015

The results are officially in for the final leg of the 2015 Para-Equestrian Canada Video Competition Series, which closed for entries on Nov....

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The positions on the Canadian Para-Equestrian Committee (CPEC) are not specific in task and each position is for a two-year term beginning in February of the election year.


All individuals who are Para-Equestrian Canada (PEC) members over the age of 18 years old as of November 1st, 2014 are eligible to nominate and vote for PEC committee candidates.


Para-Equestrian Canada is now accepting nominations to fill three vacant positions on the Canadian Para-Equestrian Committee (CPEC).  The Committee is seeking candidates who possess the passion and drive to work with other committed volunteer members to oversee the strategic direction of programs for riders with a disability.

Any individual being nominated for a position on the CPEC must submit the following information to Equine Canada on the required forms before the stated deadline:

2015 Nomination form with the endorsement and signatures of five (5) Para-Equestrian Canada members who were current as of November 1st, 2014
• Nominees must be a PEC members in good standing as of November 1st, 2014
• A letter of interest and biography (maximum 500 words) to be used as part of the election package sent to the membership. Please note: PEC will not be responsible for errors, omissions, or typographical errors.
• Photograph (to be used in the election package- minimum 200 dpi resolution)


• An Equine Canada media release announcing the annual election will be circulated annually
• All election documentation will be posted on the PEC website
• An election package will be sent to all current PEC members annually


• First Monday in November - Nomination procedures publicized
(November 3rd, 2014)
• First Monday in November - Request for nominations (November 3rd, 2014)
• Last Friday in November - Close of nominations (November 28th, 2014)
• Second Monday in December - Mail-out of ballots & biographies (December 8th, 2014)
• Second Monday in January - Deadline for return of ballots (January 12th, 2015)
• Equine Canada Annual AGM - New members take office (TBC, 2015)

A scrutineer will be appointed by the CPEC for each election to oversee the counting of ballots and the announcement of election results.  The scrutineer may not be a person whose term is set to expire on any CPEC committee.

Government Support
Canadian Paralympic Committee