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CVO Releases Practice Standard in Dentistry

CVO Releases Practice Standard in Dentistry

Veterinarians in Ontario now have a clear picture of what is expected of them in the delivery of veterinary dentistry. After extensive consultation, the College of Veterinarians of Ontario (CVO) Council approved a revised Professional Practice Standard on Veterinary Dentistry. read more


Fast and Female 2015 Summit

Fast and Female Summits are the ultimate full day of inspiration, empowerment and education for girls, parents and coaches in all sports. Their aim is to counter the phenomenon which sees girls as being six times more likely than boys read more

Cavalia’s Four-Legged Stars Have Arrived in Toronto

Seventy majestic horses, stars of the 30-million dollar theatrical production Odysseo, are taking up residence in their new home in Toronto after enjoying a two-week vacation in the lush fields of a farm in Georgetown, Kentucky. The specially equipped trailers read more

The stars of Cavalia’s Odysseo have arrived in Toronto. The show opens on April 8th.

Canadians to Contest to the Mongol Derby

This is the 7th Mongol Derby, featured in the Guinness Book of Records as the world’s longest and toughest horse race. The 2015 race features 41 riders from 14 countries – including three Canadians – riding 1,000km across Mongolia on read more

Captured Horses Auctioned Off in Alberta

The wild horse round up in the Ghost area of Alberta yielded 33 horses, according to reports. More than a dozen were auctioned off on Saturday February 23rd and the rest are in the care of rescuers. Danny Daines of read more

EHV-1 Confirmed in Waterloo, Ontario

The Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) has been notified of a confirmed case of Equine Herpes Myeloencephalopathy (EHM), caused by equine herpes virus 1 (EHV-1), in the Regional Municipality of Waterloo. See the notice below. The read more

Ontario Horsemen Support the Can-Am

The Can-Am All Breeds Equine Expo, Canada’s largest equine education and promotional event, welcomes industry veterans Norm Clement and Ed James as supporters of the show. “It’s an honour to get the seal of approval from long-time horsemen like Norm read more

Alberta Government Authorizes Wild Horse Roundup

UPDATE: Contrary to initial reports, the RCMP has announced that they will not be involved in the capture of wild horses from the Ghost Equine Zone east of Banff National Park. ORIGINAL POST FEB 5TH: The Alberta government has authorized read more

The Alberta government has authorized the capture of up to 60 wild horses in the Ghost area. The Wild Horses of Alberta Society will have the chance to adopt and re-home them.

Whip Use in quarter Horse Racing

Whip use in horse racing is a very controversial issue; their use has increasingly become an animal welfare concern. Whip use, which is widely believed to cause a horse to run faster, is a form of positive punishment which may read more

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