News: Horse Canada

Canadian Supreme Rides into Red Deer

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…

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…



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