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OVC’s 2014 Externship Project

OVC’s 2014 Externship Project

Each summer, Ontario Veterinary College DVM students entering their fourth year of studies must complete an eight-week externship course in a mixed (companion and food animal or companion and equine) practice. This year, five students will share their experiences through…

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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…

Alex Atamanenko Disappointed by Bill C-571 Vote

Alex Atamanenko, MP (BC Southern Interior) issued the following statement in Ottawa regarding parliament’s defeat last night of his Bill C-571 through which he hoped to overhaul the horsemeat industry in the interests of food safety: “I am very dismayed…

Bill C-571 is Voted Down in House of Commons

Private member’s bill C-571, which sought to amend the Meat Inspection Act and the Safe Food for Canadians Act, was defeated in the House of Commons May 14th, with 102 votes in favour and 155 against. Introduced by NDP MP…

Equine Canada Launches Official National Horse Day Celebration

Equine Canada (EC) is pleased to announce a new national format for Horse Day celebrations in Canada. Previously, Horse Day’s fun filled family events were organized at local levels without a formalized process that would provide Canadians in every province…

Alberta’s Wild Horse Population is Down

The Alberta government has reported that the wild horse population in that province has declined since last year, by 10 per cent. Following the 2013/2014 capture season, in which 15 wild or feral horses were rounded up, the Alberta Environment…

A Canadian Link to European Horse Meat Scandal

Dutch meat trader Jan Fasen, who worked for Draap Trading, the company at the centre of last year’s European horse meat scandal, is currently in custody as subject of a meat-labelling fraud investigation. The charges stem from an incident in…

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.

Duane Latimer Hits Two Million Dollar Rider Milestone

Duane Latimer unofficially become the National Reining Horse Association’s (NRHA) newest Two Million Dollar Rider after his performance at the National Reining Breeders Classic (NRBC) in Katy, Texas. In addition to his outstanding performance at the 2014 NRBC aboard Topsail…



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