News: Horse Canada

Neurotropic Equine Herpes Virus -1 Found in Quebec

Equine Canada’s Health and Welfare Committee is notifying horse owners that Neurotropic Equine Herpes Virus-1 (nEHV-1) has been reported in a horse in the province of Quebec. This is the neurological strain of Equine Herpes Virus 1 (EHV 1). Outbreaks

nEHV-1 Reported in the United States

Equine Canada’s Health and Welfare Committee is notifying horse owners that Neurotropic Equine Herpes Virus-1 (nEHV-1) has been reported in a horse at the HITS show grounds in Ocala, Florida. It has been confirmed that it is the neurological strain

“Report On Research” Presentation

Mark your calendars! On April 6th, 2013 Equine Guelph presents an exciting seminar at the University of Guelph, featuring Ontario Veterinary College researchers who have starred in the popular “Report on Research” video series. By attending this event, which commemorates

Arrests Made in Horsemeat Investigation

Three men were arrested on Thursday, under the Fraud Act, at two meat processing plants in the UK in relation to the European horsemeat scandal. The plants – Farmbox Meats and Peter Boddy Slaughterhouse – were toured by British Food

European Horsemeat Scandal

European Union officials will meet tomorrow in Brussels, Belgium to discuss the horsemeat scandal that is sweeping the continent. Since the news broke in January that horse DNA had been found in frozen “beef” burgers from the retailer Tesco, in

Interesting Alltech Feed Survey Findings

The world is producing 959 million tons of feed and has increased its production by at least four percent in the last year, according to the 2013 Global Feed Tonnage Survey released by Alltech. Alltech assessed the compound feed production

31st Annual Horse Breeders and Owners Conference

The 31st Annual Horse Breeders and Owners Conference in Red Deer welcomed hundreds of horse enthusiasts for a weekend filled with fun and education. In the largest turn-out since the 25th anniversary in 2007, a total of over 660 people

Saskatchewan Equine Center Expands EAL Training Program to Alberta

Visiting an equine facility usually means, riding lessons and horse training, which is what they do, but the folks at Cartier Farms have been doing much more. The Cartier Equine Center first introduced Equine Assisted Learning to youth in the

Colic Prevention eWorkshop

Equine Guelph kicks off 2013 by announcing a new eWorkshop designed to help horse owners understand colic and take preventative measures to reduce the risk of this #1 horse killer by following good stable management practices. In this eWorkshop you