TORONTO, May 5 /CNW/ - The City of Toronto has proclaimed June 6, 2009
the first Toronto Horse Day. Toronto Horse Day runs in conjunction with Horse
Week in Canada held annually to promote and celebrate Canada's thriving horse
In celebration, the Ontario Equestrian Federation (OEF), the Riding
Academy at the Horse Palace, Exhibition Grounds and the Toronto Police
Services Mounted Unit are hosting a free family horse camp from 11:00am to
4:00pm. People of all ages will have the opportunity to learn the basics of
horsemanship through a fun and interactive program which includes stable tours
of the Mounted Unit.
Participants will get to see horses in action! Different styles of riding
including English, Western, Therapeutic Riding and the Mounted Unit will be
featured. CP24 Breakfast co-host, Melissa Grelo, will be on hand to explain
the different styles and answer all horsey questions.
The Ontario Equestrian Federation is committed to the highest standards
of horse welfare, advocacy, pursuits and accessibility.
For further information:
For further information: Melissa Monardo, (905) 709-6545,