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Equine Guelph Launches Research Radio

Equine Guelph Launches Research Radio

Equine Guelph is proud to announce the launch of a new audio podcast on their popular web site. Equine Guelph has teamed up with Trot Radio’s Norm Borg and SSG Gloves to produce Research Radio, an online podcast updating you…

The Mane Event

The Mane Event is coming to Westerner Park in Red Deer, Alberta, April 25-27, 2014. Alberta’s largest equine event features an exciting roster of clinicians, including: Rob Gage, of Judge my Ride, for Jumping; Peggy Brown for Centered Driving/Centered Riding;…

The Mane Event, April 25-27, 2014, in Red Deer, Alberta.

Group Sues U.S. Forest Service to Prevent California Wild Horse Cull

On March 24th, a coalition of animal and environmental groups filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia to stop the U.S. Forest Service from eliminating thousands of acres of protected territory and rounding up…

Study Sets Standard for Equine Lung Research

Val Sanford has seen first hand the negative effects of respiratory problems on horses’ performance in the show ring and on the trail. Sanford, owner and manager of Copper T Warmblood Stables near Saskatoon, Sask., has a horse that suffers…

A WCVM equine lung study has confirmed that foals are born with all of their respiratory components present and functioning. Photo: Myrna MacDonald.

21st Annual All About Pets Show

The All About Pets Show, featuring Ontario’s Mane Event, is an entertaining extravaganza for animal enthusiasts of all ages, featuring everything from cats and dogs, to horses, fish, and even reptiles. On Easter weekend, April 18 -20, some 20,000 people…

Stem Cell Therapy at Equine Guelph

Stem cell therapy at the Ontario Veterinary College (OVC) Health Sciences Centre is yielding promising results in the treatment of tendon injuries in horses. Two horses are currently being treated using allogous stem cells – cells that were banked and…

New Working Equid Veterinary Manual

Leading international equine welfare organisation the Brooke has captured 80 years of its veterinary expertise in a pioneering book out this month. The Working Equid Veterinary Manual is the first of its kind in the veterinary industry. Hundreds of copies…

The Working Equid Veterinary Manual is available on Amazon.

2014 Alberta Wild Horse Cull is Over

Arrests and sit-in protests peppered the feral horse capture season this year as the Alberta Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Resources Development (ESRD) issued three capture permits in January, allowing for the removal of up to 196 feral horses from…

One herd of wild horses near Sundre, Alberta, taken last November.Photo by Bob Henderson, of the Wild Horses of Alberta Society

US President’s Budget Will Not Fund Slaughter

Earlier this year, it was reported that the United States Congress would withhold federal funding for horse slaughter plant inspections in 2014. It has now been announced that president Barack Obama has extended the funding freeze until September 2015. This…

Cases of Strangles in Waterloo-Wellington County

The Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Food (OMAF) has received reports of several cases of equine Strangles (S. equi sp. equi infection) in the Waterloo-Wellington County area. Strangles is not a reportable disease in the province of Ontario, however, it…



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