News: Horse Canada

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

Liberal Leadership Candidate Releases Rural Platform

Liberal leadership candidate Dr. Eric Hoskins released his rural platform in his hometown of Simcoe in southwestern Ontario. The plan emphasizes the need for the Ontario Liberal Party to re-connect with and listen to rural Ontarians to regain their trust

Chris Irwin Joins Stable of Horse-Canada Bloggers

Internationally renowned trainer and personal coach, Chris Irwin, has joined Horse-Canada.com’s stellar line-up of bloggers. Fans can find him at www.horse-canada.com/the-dark-horse-speaks where, in the spirit of iconic books such as Black Beauty and Misty of Chincoteague, Irwin will share weekly

US Horses are Being Accepted at Canadian Slaughter Plants Again

The Canadian Horse Defence Coalition just posted the following message on their blog: There have been conflicting reports throughout the day, but it is apparent now that US horses are being accepted again at Canadian slaughter plants. When we have

Canadian Slaughter Plants Refuse US Horses

US horses are no longer being accepted by Canadian horse slaughter plants, according to multiple sources. The Shipshewana auction in Indiana confirmed reports that they have discontinued loose (slaughter) horse sales for an indefinite period of time. A spokesperson for

Biosecurity Survey for Breeders

Healthy horses are the key to a sustainable equine industry. Biosecurity plays a vital role in both individual horse and herd health. To help assess current biosecurity practices and training needs at breeding farms, breeding farm owners are invited to