Canadian Warmblood Horse Breeders Association - British Columbia Chapter


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BC CHAPTER - 2019 AGM - February 16th

 PDF Agenda - for download

Re: recently published notice of addition to the published Agenda about new By-Laws.
Dear Members of BC Chapter CWHBA;

I have taken down the by-laws and the Constitution. In reviewing the document, National has advised the BC chapter that the document needs to be fine tuned in certain areas. The basic document is a very good start to work from. Please join us at the AGM on Feb 16th 2020, we could use your help.

Julie Pilon
BC Chapter President

Change of date of the AGM due to our current arctic weather and road conditions - new date is February 16th.

Alexander’s Beach Pub
12408 Kalamalka Rd.
Coldstream BC  (just outside Vernon)

Lunch, meeting and Silent Auction

Date: February 16th
Time: 11am to 3pm

Positions for Election: 
- please consider joining our BC Chapter team. If you wish to stand for a position, but are unable to attend the meeting please contact President Julie Pilon directly.

  • President - 2 yr term
  • Vice-President
  • Secretary  (Secretary & Treasurer can be held by one person)
  • Treasurer
  • 1 National Director position - 2 yr term
  • 3 Delegates to the National AGM in Quebec 2020
  • Provincial Directors - traditionally regional to help coordinate the local inspection; all welcome


2020 Plans: 

Activities: what activities do you want to see in BC Chapter?  Bring your ideas to the AGM or submit prior for discussion.

  • The Executive would love to see the Young Breeders Program revitalized... so you know young people under 25 interested in learning?  Contact our Secretary, Janice Clark or President Julie Pilon.
  • Inspectors - interested to become an Inspector? Want to shadow at venues? Contact Senior Inspector Marilyn Powell at
  • Mares Inspections - for mares 2 years or older in 2020 - Check our linked (at left) Inspections page for full details and links to forms for the 2020 inspections. All forms should be completed in advance and forwarded to the Inspections Coordinator at:
  • 2 Special Foal classes for 2020:  the SSA Foal Futurity & an Open class.
    • Michael Rabe Memorial SSA Foal Futurity - foals by 2019 SSA nominated stallions eligible to enter; $50 entry with add-back if not a winning bidder or stallion complimentary entry. Check the Inspections page for a list of nomnated stallions.
    • Lindsay Joyce Memorial Open Foal class - open to all CWHBA foals either already registered or bringing registration to the venue; $50 entry with add-back


2019 Foal Futurity:

The National Foal Futurity is held for the progeny of stallions nominated to the 2019 National Stallion Service Auction. For 2020 we will continue running the Foal Futurity class at every inspection site on an accumulator sheet and awarding prizes at the completion of all inspections in the province.

Congratulations to our 2019 Foal Futurity Champion: AETHRA RPH (Atlas RPH x VDL Unusuale, Corland) 


2019 BC Foal Futurity winner, AETHRA RPH (Atlas RPH x VDL Unusuale, Corland), with owner/breeder: Lana Smith or Rosenol Performance Horses


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British Columbia, Canada's westernmost province, is located on the Pacific coast, and has a land and freshwater area of 95 million hectares. It is Canada's third largest. The province is bounded by the U.S. states of Washington, Idaho and Montana in the south, Alberta on the east, the Northwest Territories and the Yukon on the north and Alaska on the northwest. British Columbia is characterized by mountainous topography as seen in the coastal mountain range behind the Thunderbird Show Park grounds in the foreground of our banner. Along with substantial areas of lowland and plateau country as well as an abundance of waterways, the province has many areas suitable for breeding and raising top quality Warmblood sport horses utilizing the best bloodlines available. Featured horse Viking, an FEI dressage competitor, is by Vulcaan, one of the first Canadian Warmblood stallions to be fully approved. The winning jumper featured is typical of the quality of BC bred Warmbloods competing at top levels in Canada and the USA.