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Equine Guelph Wants to Know: How Do You Stay in the Know?

Equine Guelph and the University of Guelph are conducting a study on the awareness of current research among members of Ontario’s horse industry. The study aims to measure who in the equine industry is accessing University of Guelph research, how

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Developing the Sport Horse: Part 3

Every year riders are plagued with limb injuries to their equine partners. Sometimes this is a small blip in the training schedule, other times it spells the end of a competitive season. In this article we are going to highlight

Awareness Training for Large Animal Rescue

Always Expect the Unexpected Last month, Equine Guelph kicked off its series of emergency response rescue courses with a reception attended by over 50 key stakeholders, including a lecture by special guest, Dr. Rebecca Gimenez. In addition to the reception,

Equine Guelph Research Survey

Equine Guelph and the University of Guelph are conducting a study on the awareness of current research among members of Ontario’s horse industry – the study aims to measure who in the equine industry is accessing University of Guelph research,

Developing the Sport Horse: Part 2

As we move through the height of our summer competition season, it is not uncommon to have multiple days of severe heat and humidity – the days when you sweat standing still. Heat and humidity can be harder on your

Equine Guelph Offers Growth and Development Online Course

When it comes to breeding the importance of sound management and health practices play a key role in building a solid foundation toward a horse’s future. Equine Guelph is pleased to offer its newly updated “Growth and Development” online course

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