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OVC Researchers Manufacture Equine Cartilage

OVC Researchers Manufacture Equine Cartilage

“It’s approximately four millimeters in diameter,” exclaimed Ontario Veterinary College researcher, Thomas Koch, unable to contain his excitement. The tiny disk of equine cartilage, manufactured in the OVC lab, is full of potential. A cartilage injury can mean the end read more

Fire Safety Tips from Equine Guelph

A number of tragic barn fires in Ontario recently have initiated discussion surrounding fire prevention and safety on farms. Gayle Ecker, director of Equine Guelph, has been interviewed by a number of media outlets for tips and advice surrounding safety read more

Family Channel Seeks Horseback Riders for New Series

Family Channel is looking for horseback riders RESIDING IN ONTARIO to cast in a new TV show, Changing the Lead. See below for application details and send any questions to changingtheleadcasting@gmail.com no later than Monday, February 15, 2016. An open casting call will read more

Horse Dies in BC Barn Fire

One horse was killed in a barn fire in Winfield, British Columbia, on February 2, 2016. It is reported that the owner of the private facility was able to free three horses from the blaze, but that one perished. Firefighters read more

Grants Available for Research on the Impact of Horses on Humans

Horses and Humans Research Foundation (HHRF) announced recently an open call for proposals to investigate the impact of horses on humans. The Foundation’s broad research agenda includes basic research that will ultimately impact physical and mental health and quality of read more

Latest Ontario Barn Fire Kills 2,100 Pigs

It has been reported that yet another barn fire – this time near Parkhill, Ontario – has killed about 2,100 pigs. The fire broke out around 3:00 a.m. on January 19th. The barn was completely destroyed, but a few silos read more

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