News: Horse Canada

Al Humphrey Memorial Ride

The 5th Annual Al Humphrey Memorial Ride will take place Sunday, July 31st in Stouffville, Ontario, with all proceeds going to benefit the Princess Margaret Hospital Foundation – Stem Cell Research Fund and the Markham Stouffville Hospital Foundation – Palliative

Wayne Gerry, with granddaughters Caitlyn and Jessica Gerry, enjoy the Regional Forest trails.

Neurotropic Equine Herpes Virus -1 Status Update

Equine Canada’s Health and Welfare Committee is notifying horse owners that Neurotropic Equine Herpes Virus-1 (nEHV-1) has been reported in horses in the United States, with confirmed cases in Alberta (1) and suspected cases British Columbia (3).  This is the

Update on the EHM Outbreak

Experts have reported that the outbreak of Equine herpesvirus myeloencephalopathy (EHM), the also referred to as  Neurotropic Equine Herpes Virus -1 (nEHV-1), originated at the National Cutting Horse Association’s Western National Championships in Ogden, Utah, held April 29 – May

Case of nEHV-1 Reported in Southern Alberta

A  case of nEHV-1 with neurological symptoms has been confirmed in a Southern Alberta horse that recently returned from the U.S. The horse is isolated and is recovering. This bulletin will provide some facts about the disease so that horse

Four U of G speakers at Canada’s Outdoor Equine Expo

The second annual Equine Expo promises to be even bigger and better than the first! In addition to a top-notch tradeshow, this multi-discipline event has top clinicians from around the world giving live demonstrations and presentations at Iron Horse Equestrian

Mane Event Equine Education & Trade Fair

The Mane Event Equine Education & Trade Fair kicks off this Friday April 29th and runs until May 1st at Westerner Park in Red Deer, AB. A stellar line-up of clinicians includes veteran dressage rider and trainer Dr. Cesar Parra,

Equine Canada Wants to Know Where Candidates Stand on Key Issues

Equine Canada is asking political candidates where they stand on key issues affecting the Canadian equestrian industry, including its riders, horses, breeders and all its association partners. The 10-point questionnaire has been distributed to all party leaders, former ministers of

Equine Foundation of Canada Gives a New Dimension to Research

Thanks to the generous donation from the Equine Foundation of Canada, the Ontario Veterinary College will be upgrading their ultrasound equipment enabling 3-Dimensional imaging. Images generated by this unique equipment can be viewed and manipulated interactively. Measurements of anatomic and

Dr. Heather Chalmers performing ultrasound.