News: Horse Canada

US Horse Slaughter Update

Following a two-hour hearing on Friday, January 3rd, a temporary restraining order to block the opening of Valley Meat Co. has been extended for an additional 10 days. The New Mexico slaughterhouse, owned by Rick De Los Santos, was slated

Equine Canada Loses Another CEO

Less than ten months after hiring new CEO Jean-Christophe Gandubert, Equine Canada is once again without a leader. Late Tuesday evening, Equine Canada issued a brief statement announcing his departure: Equine Canada regrets to announce that its Chief Executive Officer

Trainer Alleges Abuse in Lawsuit Against AQHA

Trainer Edward Allan Buck of the Sympathetic Riding Institute in Salt Lake City, Utah, has filed a lawsuit against the American Quarter Horse Association and seven current or former officers/agents of the organization: Peter J. Cofrancesco III, Gene Graves, Don

Canadian Supreme Rides into Red Deer

Expect to see plenty of cowboy hats and spurs around Red Deer September 30 to October 6th! The largest cutting, reining and working cow horse event in the Pacific Northwest will fill every inch at Westerner Park for a full

Equine Guelph Makes Fecal Collection Easy

Equine Guelph has launched a new two and a half minute video to help horse owners with parasite management. When a growing resistance to dewormers is cited as a major issue concerning horse owners today, a fecal exam to see

Horsepower Kids Fantasy Horses Art Contest

The winners of the Horsepower Fantasy Horses Art Contest have been announced in the September/October issue of Horsepower. Click here to check them out! Kids were asked to draw or paint a fantasy horse of any sort for the chance to

Proposed 2014 Equine Canada Rule Changes

It is the right of every member of Equine Canada (EC) to propose amendments to the rules, subject to the current policies, procedures and schedules. Earlier this year EC members were invited to submit suggestions for 2014 rule changes. These

Royal Poster Contest

Calling all artists! The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair is holding a design contest for their 2013 poster. The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair is all about the 4Fs – farm, fresh, fun and family. And they’re also home to the prestigious