SIGN UP Subscribe to the Horse Sport newsletter and get an exclusive bonus digital edition! Equestrian Canada (EC) is now accepting applications from individuals interested in volunteering on EC’s Driving Committee.The Driving Committee is responsible for defining the mandate of the discipline at the national level of the sport, as well as developing the strategic direction, and supporting programs and services within the discipline to deliver on the mandate. The Committee works in collaboration with the national office staff to ensure the delivery of discipline-specific programs and services, and will be called upon frequently to provide strategic recommendations to the senior management at EC.Individuals interested in volunteering as a member of the EC Driving Committee are invited to apply. Applications should include:An expression of interest letterA brief bio outlining experience in the driving discipline at the national/international levelApplications can be sent by email to [email protected] The deadline for applications is Feb. 24, 2017 at 5 p.m. ET.Applications will be prioritized based upon candidates’ national/international experience and competency in the sport discipline of Drive, as well as gender, regional, technical, and linguistic balance. Applicants must hold a valid EC Sport Licence. Tags: Equestrian Canada, Driving Committee, Email* 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. 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.