Content tagged with "Equine Guelph"

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Fire Prevention Outreach Program for Racing

After the rash of barn fires in Ontario at the beginning of 2016, Equine Guelph and its partners were quick to respond, bringing educational material regarding fire prevention to the horse industry. During the summer of 2016 a pilot program read more

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Can-Am Art Auction Raises Over $3,000 for Equine Guelph

Equine Guelph thanks Ross Millar and all his dedicated staff including: auction organizer, Janice Blakeney, auctioneer, Brad Bowie and all the artists who made this fundraiser a huge success for the second year in a row. “Equine Guelph has been read more

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First Annual Equine Research Night

On March 3, 2016, the University of Guelph’s Bachelor of Bio-Resource Management (BBRM) Equine Major students, in partnership with Equine Guelph, hosted the first annual Equine Research Night. This inaugural event featured presentations about some of the equine industry’s hot read more

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Horse Rescue Survey

Equine Guelph is encouraging equine rescue organizations, volunteers and staff to participate in a 15-20 minute survey open until May 31, 2016. Equine Guelph has been listening to, and serving the needs of the horse industry for the past 10 read more

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Fire Safety Tips from Equine Guelph

A number of tragic barn fires in Ontario recently have initiated discussion surrounding fire prevention and safety on farms. Gayle Ecker, director of Equine Guelph, has been interviewed by a number of media outlets for tips and advice surrounding safety read more

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World Horse Welfare Conference

Equine Guelph’s year of “Full-Circle-Responsibility” welfare campaign, ended with a wonderful journey. Gayle Ecker was an invited guest to the World Horse Welfare conference in England! Presentations from this invitation only event can be viewed on the World Horse Welfare read more

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EquiMania! Gallops Back to the Royal

EquiMania! gallops back into Toronto for the third time this year for the Royal Agricultural Winter fair November 6 -15! Equimaniacs can’t get enough of the hands-on activities and love to immerse themselves in Equine Guelph’s well-travelled, award-winning display. Equine read more

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The Impact of Impact on Bone Health

Ontario Veterinary College, graduate student, Cristin McCarty is no stranger to joint health issues having to work through her own athletic injuries from rowing. As an avid rider since age 5, McCarty bought an ex-racehorse in her early teens for read more

Gayle Ecker, director of Equine Guelph, has been awarded the prestigious Equine Industry Vision Award for 2015.

Gayle Ecker Wins 2015 Equine Industry Vision Award

Gayle Ecker, director of Equine Guelph, has been awarded the prestigious Equine Industry Vision Award for 2015. The award, presented at the American Horse Publication Tally-Ho at the Alamo Seminar in San Antonio, Texas on Friday, June 19, 2015, recognizes read more

Nancy Kavanagh, Ontario's EFC representative and secretary presents $16,000 cheque to Equine Guelph director, Gayle Ecker. Photo by Henrietta Coole

Equine Foundation Donation to aid in Lameness Evaluation

The Equine Foundation of Canada has contributed $16,000 to Equine Guelph. This donation covers 80 per cent of the purchase price of an Equinosis Lameness Locator®, which will benefit both research projects and education by providing an objective method of read more

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