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Vaccinations: Giving Immunity a Boost

Vaccinations: Giving Immunity a Boost

“Think of booster shots for your horse as being similar to practising fire drills,” says Dr. Alison Moore, DVM, DVSc, Lead Veterinarian, Animal Health and Welfare, Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Food and Rural Affairs. “If you only practise a read more

Artist Maureen Enns’ Wild Horse Exhibit

The Calgary Stampede fires up Friday July 8th, first with its miles-long downtown morning Parade, immediately followed by full-on Western intensity of live music stages, indoor exhibitions and, of course, renowned world-class rodeo and chuckwagon events. A mere mile away read more

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Fort McMurray Recovery Update

Over the past several weeks, the Alberta Equestrian Federation (AEF) experienced an incredible outpouring of support from the equine community in Alberta, across Canada and even across the globe – all in an effort to try and assist equines and read more

Saddle Up for HorseCapades!

The Canadian National Exhibition’s interactive HorseCapades program has been introducing people to the magical world of horses for more than a decade. Each summer, the CNE kicks off its programming with a FREE educational initiative that invites visitors of all read more

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Invasive Plant Species on the Move in BC

Invasive plant species are on the move in British Columbia and the Ministry of Agriculture wants to curb that destructive migration. The Ministry is conducting a Weed Free Forage Certification market feasibility study in the coming weeks and Horse Council read more

Ban on Montreal’s Horse-Drawn Carriages Cancelled

The one-year moratorium on horse-drawn carriages in Montreal, imposed by Mayor Denis Coderre, has been overturned in court. Judge Casgrain ordered the immediate return of horse-drawn carriages, also known as caleches, stating that the city of Montreal overstepped its authority. read more

Jon Stewart Adopts ‘Paintball’ Lily

In March, the story of Lily, an emaciated senior horse who had been dumped at an auction in New Holland, Pennsylvania covered in paint splotches, made the rounds on social media. People were horrified by the state of the mare read more

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First Annual Equine Research Night

On March 3, 2016, the University of Guelph’s Bachelor of Bio-Resource Management (BBRM) Equine Major students, in partnership with Equine Guelph, hosted the first annual Equine Research Night. This inaugural event featured presentations about some of the equine industry’s hot read more

Montreal Imposes Ban on Horse-Drawn Carriages

A one-year moratorium has been placed on horse-drawn carriages, or calèches, operating in Montreal, Quebec. The announcement was made by Montreal mayor Denis Coderre on May 17th. Coderre says the one-year ban will allow lawmakers time to examine the issue read more

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