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Ban on Montreal’s Horse-Drawn Carriages Cancelled

Ban on Montreal’s Horse-Drawn Carriages Cancelled

The one-year moratorium on horse-drawn carriages in Montreal, imposed by Mayor Denis Coderre, has been overturned in court. Judge Casgrain ordered the immediate return of horse-drawn carriages, also known as caleches, stating that the city of Montreal overstepped its authority. read more

Jon Stewart Adopts ‘Paintball’ Lily

In March, the story of Lily, an emaciated senior horse who had been dumped at an auction in New Holland, Pennsylvania covered in paint splotches, made the rounds on social media. People were horrified by the state of the mare 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

Montreal Imposes Ban on Horse-Drawn Carriages

A one-year moratorium has been placed on horse-drawn carriages, or calèches, operating in Montreal, Quebec. The announcement was made by Montreal mayor Denis Coderre on May 17th. Coderre says the one-year ban will allow lawmakers time to examine the issue read more

Avoid Lameness with Well Planned Training

The sun is shining, birds are singing, flowers are blooming and the temptation is to launch full-on into your horse-training endeavours. You may have kept fit throughout the winter on the ski slopes or at the gym but what about read more

Emergency Support for Fort McMurray Equestrian Community

In light of the wildfires in Fort McMurray, AB, Equine Canada (EC) would like to share the following update from the Alberta Equestrian Federation (AEF) with the Canadian equestrian community: The Alberta Equestrian Federation (AEF) greatly appreciates the outpour of read more

Giddy-Up for Horse Day on June 4th

Equine Canada (EC) is pleased to inform the Canadian equestrian community that Horse Day 2016 is taking place June 4, 2016. This year will mark the eighth anniversary of Horse Day, which was created to raise public awareness and promote read more

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Caird F. Wilson Graduate Scholarship

Established in memory of Caird Forest Wilson, a horse lover and supporter of equestrian events in Ontario, the Caird F. Wilson Graduate Scholarship consists of $16,800 payable over nine semesters. The recipient is chosen based on academic performance and proposed read more

Dr. Mary Bell presents the Caird F. Wilson Graduate Scholarship to Olivia Lee.

EHV-1 at Saskatchewan Stable

A boarding stable near Saskatoon, Saskatchewan is under voluntary quarantine following a confirmed case of Equine Herpes Virus 1 (EHV-1). According to the mare’s owner, Alyssa Gartner, the five-year-old Quarter Horse, Sunny, showed signs of instability – dragging her feet, read more

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