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Ontario Belgian Horse Association (O.B.H.A.)

Officers for the 2 year term of 2016-2017

President- Dave Zister, Chepstow, Ontario
Past President- Laurel Sowden, Port Dover, Ontario
1st Vice - Mark Lindquist, Cameron, Ontario               
2nd Vice – John McWilliams, Navan, Ontario
Secretary – Shannon Lindquist
                   4501 Highway 35, RR #2 Cameron ON  K0M 1G0
Director - Eastern Region - Kim Hadwen, Belleville Ontario 
Director West – Dan Hayward, Waterford Ontario

Director East Central – Gary McDougall, Whitby, Ontario

Director West Central – Kent Bruce, Stayner, Ontario

 *Please send all communication to both the Association President and Secretary*


Ontario Belgian Horse Association (O.B.H.A) Constitution


This autonomous organization is a non-profit association formed April 5, 1952 for the purpose of promoting and encouraging the development of the breeding of purebred Belgian horses in the Province of Ontario, Canada. To this end our specific objectives are:


  • Promote and encourage fellowship among Belgian enthusiasts.
  • Encourage the exhibiting of Belgian horses in competitions and educational displays.
  • Assist where possible Agricultural Societies, Exhibitions or other special events where the Belgian Horse owner and breeder may receive recognition and support
  • Provide membership with information regarding the Association through newsletters, or any media available such as recognized horse publications.
  • Provide membership and interested individuals with opportunity to learn the characteristics, purpose, care and exhibiting of the Belgian breed with field days, judging schools, 4H draft clubs, seminars and printed or video material.
  • Co-operate with the Canadian Belgian Horse Association, and with other associations in the promotion of the draft horse industry.

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