News: Horse Canada

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

Eastern Equine Encephalitis Confirmed in Ontario

On August 16, 2013, the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Food (OMAF) was notified of a confirmed case of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) in one horse in Simcoe County. The 11-year-old gelding had an incomplete vaccination history and no history of

AQHA Cloning Lawsuit Update

Judge Mary Lou Robinson has issued a final judgment in the cloning lawsuit in which she awarded close to $900,000 in attorney fees to the plaintiffs in addition to entering an injunction requiring AQHA to immediately begin registering clones and

Potomac Horse Fever in Ontario

The Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Food has become aware of two cases of Potomac Horse Fever (PHF) in Ontario as of early August 2013. Samples collected from an anorexic and febrile horse in Essex County confirmed that the horse

US Horse Slaughter Plants Update

US animal rights groups will have to post a nearly $500,000 bond if they want to continue their court battle against horse slaughter. On August 8th, a New Mexico judge ordered the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) and

Adequan® Shortage Update

Supply of Adequan® IM and Adequan® IA – the only polysulfated glycosaminoglycan (PSGAG) approved by the FDA for the treatment of non-infectious degenerative and/or traumatic joint dysfunction and associated lameness in horses – was interrupted last year, resulting shortages in

Countdown to Stampede 101

As Stampede Park open tonight for sneak-a-peek it’s hard to believe that just 13 days ago, much of the Park was under water. Since then, organizers have been overwhelmed with the community’s support and encouragement. As Southern Alberta continues to

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Kids’ Fantasy Art Contest

Are your kids already bored this summer? Have them break out the art supplies and enter Horsepower’s Fantasy Art Contest to win great prizes! Kids can draw or paint a fantasy horse of any sort for the chance to win a

Silver, Star of The Lone Ranger, to Appear at Calgary Stampede

Walt Disney Studios Canada is pleased to announce that Silver, the star horse from Disney/Jerry Bruckheimer Film’s “The Lone Ranger,” will attend this year’s Calgary Stampede. Joined by famed horse trainer, Bobby Lovgren, Silver will take part in the Stampede