News: Horse Canada

John Craig Wins Tax Appeal Case

The Supreme Court of Canada today released its decision in the case of The Queen v. John Craig concerning section 31 of the Income Tax Act. Section 31 limits the ability of taxpayers to deduct farming losses against other income. Section 31

Report on Research: Clara Cell Secretory Protein

University of Guelph researchers Dr. Betteridge, Dr. Hayes and Dr. Bienzle share an interest in a protein with important roles in equine reproductive and respiratory research. Here, they discuss their work. In a major step towards combating issues affecting equine

Third National Equine Code of Practice Survey

Equine owners and others with an interest in equine welfare have an opportunity to provide input into the revision to Canada’s Equine Code of Practice through online surveys. The National Farm Animal Care Council (NFACC) is conducting a third stakeholder

Canada to Participate in Trans-Pacific Partnership

The U.S. Grains Council welcomed the announcement this week that both Mexico and Canada will participate in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations. The inclusion of the United States’ current North American Free Trade Agreement partners will build on the successful

Horses in the City

CARD (Community Association for Riding for Disabled),  Liberty Horses and the Toronto Mounted Police invite you to be amazed and delighted by the intelligent and generous talents of our huge, co-operative animals. Equestrians, philanthropists, creative urban kids and inquisitive adults

Winnie Stott and Zelador. Winnie asks politely, “Zelador, lie down please.”

Revamped Horse-Canada Club

If you haven’t already joined the Horse-Canada Club, now’s the time! This members only section of http://www.horse-canada.com/ is free to join and offers great horsey swag and tickets to horse shows and events. Each week, a new prize will be

Report on Research: Rhodococcus Vaccine Development

Imagine a three decade journey – a quest for an insidious bacterium possessing elusive qualities equivalent to that of the Holy Grail. Dr. John Prescott, University of Guelph Professor and Chair of the OVC Department of Pathobiology, has been unwavering

Happy Mouth Bits Recall

English Riding Supply has issued a recall of eight models Happy Mouth of wire mouth bits. Anyone who has purchased one of these bits should discontinue use and be aware that it is illegal to sell or attempt to sell

AVC Offers Large Animal Emergency Rescue Course

The Atlantic Veterinary College (AVC) will offer a large animal emergency rescue course, July 5-7, in Charlottetown, PEI. Dr. Erica Koch, a veterinarian with the Ambulatory Equine Service at AVC is the driving force behind bringing the Technical Large Animal