CHHAPS Member Websites
- Cache Canadians – Owned by Trevor & Julie Hickie
- Cherry Creek Canadians – Owned by Jim & Yvonne Hillsden
- Double Diamond Canadians – Owned by Dave & Lynda Flato
- Heritage Canadians – Owned by Deirdre & Barry Pickerell
- Horses of Tanglewood – Owned by Phoebe Kingscote
- Kismet Canadians – Owned by Keisha & Matthew O’Connor
- Pendennis Hills Farm – Owned by Jackie Dixon & Randy Moore
- Reindance Riding – Owned by Kristina Eckert
- Stoneybrook Stable – Owned by Robert Shannon
- Storybook Canadians – Owned by John & Alexis Hartley
- Windy Coulee Canadian Horses – Owned by Heidi Eijgel
Canadian Horse Organizations
- Association Québécoise du Cheval Canadien
- Canadian Horse Breeders Association
- Canadian Horse Breeders Association – Atlantic District
- Canadian Horse Breeders Association – Rocky Mountain District
- Canadian Horse Breeders Association – Upper Canada District
- Canadian Horse Rescue & Rehoming Society
Articles & Reference Material
- Historical articles can be provided upon request. For more information regarding this, please contact the CHHAPS.
- Canada’s National Horse – Informative website featuring photos of competitive Canadians across the continent and links to various breeders.
- Canadian Horse Association Constitution – The constitution of the Canadian Horse Breeders Association
- Using Genetics to Pinpoint Endangered Canadian Horse Breeds
Molecular Genetics Can Help Identify Genetically Unique Horse Breeds for Conservation Purposes. By Anouk Behara et al. Published in the 1998 Canadian Horse Annual. Evaluates the genetic diversity of the Canadian, and shows that the Morgan and Canadian are the most closely related of the North American breeds.
- Canadian Livestock Records Corporation – This organization maintains the registry on all Canadian Horses. They have a searchable on-line database where the pedigrees, locations, and owner details of all registered Canadian Horses can be found.
Canadian Horse Articles
- The French Connection. By Ian Lang
National Horse Bill
(Unfortunately the locations of these various bills are continually changing, so the links become dead very quickly. If you find a dead link, please let the Webmaster know)
- Private Members Bill C-329 – Describes the Private Members Bill first put forth in October 24, 1995.
- Private Members Bill C-454 – This describes the private members bill C-454.
- Bill C-454. Introduction and First Reading – This first reading occurred November 4, 1998, and was brought forward by MP Murray Calder. You need to scroll down the page a bit to see it.
- Bill C-454 Presentation – Presentation by Murray Calder regarding Bill C454 to the sub-committee on private members’ business of the standing committee on procedure and house affairs, on Wednesday, March 24, 1999. Starts down the page quite a ways (around 1700).
- Bill C-454 Second Reading – The second and very lengthy reading occurred May 5, 1999. This page contains a number of different speeches given by MPs from nearly every political party. Most spoke quite eloquently in favor of declaring the Canadian Horse as the National Horse of Canada. Unfortunately in the end the decision was not unanimous so this attempt failed. (Scroll down page a bit to see actual bill).
- Private Member’s Bill C-390 – This was the introduction and first reading of Bill C-390, the next attempt to have the Canadian Horse declared as the National Horse of Canada. It was presented Dec 2,1999 by MP Murray Calder.
- Senate Bill S-29 – First reading June 27, 2000.
- Senate Bill S-22 – Text of the 2001 Senate Bill to provide for the recognition of the Canadien Horse as the national horse of Canada. First reading, March 21, 2001.
- Senate Bill S-22 (debate ajourned) – Second reading (ajourned), Tuesday, May 15, 2001. To find, (as is located in very lengthy Hansard web page), do search on page for “Canadien Horse”). [Located around #1620].
- Senate Bill S-22 Second Reading – June 11, 2001. To be referred to the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Forestry. Third Reading pending. To find, (as is located in very lengthy Hansard web page), do search on page for “Canadien Horse”. [Located around # 1730]
- Bill C-311 – Private members bill being put forth by MP Murray Calder, concurrently with the
- Senate Bill S-22 (as noted above). First Reading March 28, 2001.
- Bill C-311 – Debate, March 28, 2001. To find, (as is located in very lengthy Hansard web page), do search on page for “Canadien Horse”). [Located around #1515]
- Bill S-22 Senate Committee Meeting (1) – Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on Agriculture and Forestry. First meeting on: Bill S-22, An Act to provide for the recognition of the Canadian Horse as the national horse of Canada, Tuesday, October 16, 2001.
- Bill S-22 Senate Committee Meeting (2) – Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on Agriculture and Forestry. Second meeting on: Bill S-22, An Act to provide for the recognition of the Canadian Horse as the national horse of Canada, Tuesday, October 23, 2001.
- Bill S-22 Senate Committee Meeting (3) – Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on Agriculture and Forestry. Third (and final) meeting on: Bill S-22, An Act to provide for the recognition of the Canadian Horse as the national horse of Canada, Tuesday, October 30, 2001.
- Bill S-22 (2001) – First reading, Tuesday, November 20, 2001. Presented by Murray Calder, MP. Bill S-22 is a Senate bill that prioritized his own Private Members bill, Bill C-311, which had first reading on March 28, 2001.
- Bill S-22 (2002) – This Bill has now been changed back to a Private Members Bill and was brought forth again, by Murray Calder, Feb 8, 2002. It just narrowly passed its first reading. [Located around #1330].
- Bill S-22 – National Horse of Canada Act – The February 18, 2002 taking of the deferred recorded division on the motion at the second reading stage of Bill S-22, under private members’ business. The House was divided on the motion, which was agreed to on the following division : 150 Yeas, and 42 Nays. The Bill was deemed as passed and referred to the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage for further discussion (discussed and passed April 10, 2002).
- Bill S-22 – Hansard April 22, 2002. Third and final debate in Parliament.
- Bill S-22 – Vote – Final results from the vote taken in Parliament Tuesday, April 23, 2002. The results were 166 for, and 58 against. The Bill was declared officially as being passed on that day.
- Royal Assent Given – The Royal Assent was given to Bill S-22 April 30, 2002. This officially made the National Horse of Canada act, law.