Email* SIGN UP Athlete Representative Evi Strasser Eligible for re-election (will be elected from the current list of short and long listed athletes)Director-at-Large Currently Vacant Horse Sport Enews Ottawa, ON — The 2008 Dressage Canada Board Election is now underway, with the call for nominations having started on August 3 and continuing until September 7, 2007.The Dressage Canada Board develops and manages its programs through a number of technical committees. The objectives of Dressage Canada are to foster the growth of Dressage and the pursuit of excellence in the sport at the local, national and international levels. The Dressage Canada Board consists of seven elected members, six Directors-at-Large elected from the Senior membership of Dressage Canada and one Athlete Representative elected by their peers from the current list of short and long listed athletes prepared each year. A minimum of two Director-at-Large positions are opened each year.The DC Board currently has the following five positions to fill:Position Name StatusDirectorâ€“atâ€“Large Elizabeth McMullen Eligible for re-election Subscribe to the Horse Sport newsletter and get an exclusive bonus digital edition! Director-at-Large Lisa Kostandoff Eligible for re-election Director-at-Large Currently VacantNominees must submit a biography (photo optional), along with the nomination endorsement form, available at www.dressagecanada.org to Equine Canada C/O Christine Peters Manager Dressage, 2685 Queensview Drive, Suite 100, Ottawa, ON, K2B 8K2, Fax: (613) 248-3484, e-mail: [email protected] by the deadline of September 7, 2007. The 2008 Board takes office January 1, 2008. All Board members must be current members in good standing with both Dressage Canada and Equine Canada.DC members are encouraged to play an active role in deciding the individuals that will shape the future of Dressage in Canada by voting. Nominee biographies and ballot packages will be mailed to all current senior DC members in good standing as of August 3. Ballots must be returned to Christine Peters Manager Dressage by the deadline of October 26. The results of the election will be announced during the Dressage Canada Reception at the 2007 Royal Agricultural Winter Fair. Additional information on the Reception can be found on the Dressage Canada website as it becomes available. The Royal Winter Fair takes place November 2-11, 2007 in Toronto, ON. 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. 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.