News: Horse Canada

Give the Gift of Colostrum

With foaling season approaching, owners and caregivers are preparing for the births of their bundles of joy. As this exciting time nears, keep please keep Cyberfoal.com in mind – a free online database connecting those in need of colostrum with

Horses Test Positive for Vesicular Stomatitis in Nebraska

Horses have tested positive for vesicular stomatitis (VS) in the state of Nebraska. Vesicular stomatitis is a reportable disease as per the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA), meaning that horse owners must immediately report the presence of any horse suspected

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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2015 Horse Breeders and Owners Conference

The 2015 Horse Breeders and Owners Conference will be held at the Sheraton Red Deer on January 9-11, in Red Deer, Alberta, and features internationally recognized speakers on a wide range of topics of interest to horse owners, breeders and

Equine Training & Certification Survey

Equine Canada is conducting a survey to gain a better understanding of the recreational riding community’s interest in educational and certification programs. The information gathered will help to streamline and prioritize EC programs, tailoring them to the needs of recreational

College of Veterinarians Revises Rabies Policy

The College of Veterinarians of Ontario has revised its policy document which facilitates the administration of the rabies vaccine to as many animals as possible. “The College recognizes that the vaccination of animals against rabies is an important public health

Drugs and Your Horse The Dangers of Medicating

In the management of horse health, injuries and disease, conscientious horse owners would never put their horse at risk; however, improper use of some commonly administered equine drugs can impact the health and safety of our horses more than we

Improper use of some commonly administered equine drugs can impact the health and safety of our horses. Photo by Barbara Sheridan

41st Annual Canadian Finals Rodeo

Northlands hosted the 41st annual Canadian Finals Rodeo from November 5-9 at Rexall Place and Farmfair International at the Edmonton EXPO Centre from November 4-9. Two of Edmonton’s largest annual events spurred western excitement throughout the Northlands grounds and entire

The Royal Gives Girl Guides ‘Ticket to Ride’

The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair has introduced a new hands-on educational program that will help Girl Guides learn more about horses during an evening of special programming. The Royal has partnered with the Ontario Equestrian Federation (OEF) and Equine Guelph

Horse-Canada Article Wins OEF Media Award

The Horse Publications Group is proud to announce that Liz Brown has won an OEF Media Award for her article “Free Spirits,” which appeared in the March/April 2014 issue of Horse-Canada magazine. The article looked at the remaining wild herds in

Liz Brown has won an OEF Media Award for her article "Free Spirits," which appeared in the March/April 2014 issue of Horse-Canada magazine.