News: Horse Canada

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.

Western Horses Shine at Canadian Supreme

There’s nothing more satisfying for an owner and trainer than to spot the potential in a young horse, and develop it all the way to the winner’s circle. That’s not an easy task in the western horse world, especially when

New Faces Join CVO Council

The College of Veterinarians of Ontario welcomes three new Council members as a result of the election held on October 7, 2014. Elections were held in three electoral districts which include the communities of Bruce, Dufferin, Grey, Huron and Simcoe;

The Mane Event is Coming

Next weekend Chilliwack’s Heritage Park will host former Olympians, TV stars and America’s most Trusted Horseman as the Mane Event, Equine Education and Trade Fair takes place once again October 24 – 26, 2014. This year’s line-up of clinicians include

This year’s line-up of clinicians include former Olympic rider and chef d’equipe for the US Show Jumping team, George Morris, who is also known as the “Founding Father” of Hunt Seat Equitation.