Content tagged with "Equine Guelph"

Developing the Sport Horse: Part 1

Extrapolating from human athlete research – can cross training have the same beneficial effects to our equine athletes? As our expectations for our equine partners increase, so should our knowledge of injury prevention and our understanding of the psychology of

Protect Your Horse from Hazards on the Farm

Often times, horse owners feel their beloved equines are simply a magnet for injuries. Being accident prone just seems to be in their nature, most times brought on by their instinctive fight-or-flight response, their need to establish herd hierarchy, and

Equine Emergency Preparedness and Large Animal Rescue Training

Emergencies involving horses and other large animals can happen any time, anywhere. Whether it’s an overturned trailer on the highway, a horse stuck in the mud or rescuing animals from a barn fire, learning how to prevent equine emergencies and

Fire Safety on the Farm – Reducing the Risk

Barn fires are every horse owner’s worst nightmare, one that can bring significant emotional and economic loss. However, the sad fact is that many barn fires could have largely been prevented by applying a few basic principles. The most reliable

OVC Research Update at Woodbine

Ontario Veterinary College researchers shared some of their latest results during a presentation at Woodbine racetrack on May 22, 2014, thanks to generous sponsorship from the Horsemen’s Benevolent and Protective Association of Ontario (HBPA) and Woodbine Entertainment Group. This research

Equine Guelph Launches Senior Horse Challenge

Home of several popular online healthcare tools, Equine Guelph is pleased to announce its latest development, the Senior Horse Challenge. With the medical and research advances of today, horses are living longer lives! These are not the only reasons that

Horse Publications Group Inducted into Can-Am Hall of Fame

The Can-Am Hall of Fame, launched in 2013, was designed to recognize world-class contributions to the equine industry. The program welcomes nominations from the public in a variety of categories. Submissions are narrowed down by an elected committee comprised of

Jennifer Anstey, of the Horse Publications Group, with her son Lewis, with fellow 2014 Can-Am Hall of Fame inductees.

OVC Offers A Guided Tour of Equine Anatomy

A Guided Tour of Equine Anatomy is a dissection workshop offered to horse enthusiasts and professionals alike to help them understand equine anatomy first hand. Led by Ontario Veterinary College researcher and anatomy instructor, Dr. Jeff Thomason, this unique educational

A Guided Tour of Equine Anatomy will be conducted by Dr. Jeff Thomason on April 26 and 27, 2014.

Equine Guelph Launches Research Radio

Equine Guelph is proud to announce the launch of a new audio podcast on their popular web site. Equine Guelph has teamed up with Trot Radio’s Norm Borg and SSG Gloves to produce Research Radio, an online podcast updating you

Stem Cell Therapy at Equine Guelph

Stem cell therapy at the Ontario Veterinary College (OVC) Health Sciences Centre is yielding promising results in the treatment of tendon injuries in horses. Two horses are currently being treated using allogous stem cells – cells that were banked and