News: Horse Canada

Potomac Horse Fever in Ontario

The Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Food has become aware of two cases of Potomac Horse Fever (PHF) in Ontario as of early August 2013. Samples collected from an anorexic and febrile horse in Essex County confirmed that the horse

US Horse Slaughter Plants Update

US animal rights groups will have to post a nearly $500,000 bond if they want to continue their court battle against horse slaughter. On August 8th, a New Mexico judge ordered the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) and

Adequan® Shortage Update

Supply of Adequan® IM and Adequan® IA – the only polysulfated glycosaminoglycan (PSGAG) approved by the FDA for the treatment of non-infectious degenerative and/or traumatic joint dysfunction and associated lameness in horses – was interrupted last year, resulting shortages in

Countdown to Stampede 101

As Stampede Park open tonight for sneak-a-peek it’s hard to believe that just 13 days ago, much of the Park was under water. Since then, organizers have been overwhelmed with the community’s support and encouragement. As Southern Alberta continues to

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Kids’ Fantasy Art Contest

Are your kids already bored this summer? Have them break out the art supplies and enter Horsepower’s Fantasy Art Contest to win great prizes! Kids can draw or paint a fantasy horse of any sort for the chance to win a

Silver, Star of The Lone Ranger, to Appear at Calgary Stampede

Walt Disney Studios Canada is pleased to announce that Silver, the star horse from Disney/Jerry Bruckheimer Film’s “The Lone Ranger,” will attend this year’s Calgary Stampede. Joined by famed horse trainer, Bobby Lovgren, Silver will take part in the Stampede

Support Alberta Floods Fund

“Hell or High Water” t-shirts are now available at the Calgary Stampede online store, with proceeds from each t-shirt sold being donated to the Canadian Red Cross Alberta Floods Fund, which is actively providing relief to flood victims. “The phrase “Hell

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Free EHV-1 Testing Available

Subsequent to the recent diagnosis of equine neurological disease in Ontario due to Equid herpesvirus‐1 (EHV‐1), in cooperation with Ontario Ministry of Agriculture & Food and Ministry of Rural Affairs, the University of Guelph’s Animal Health Laboratory (AHL) will be

2013 Quarter Horse Program

Details of the 2013 Quarter Horse Racing Industry Development Program (QHRIDP) have been announced by the Program Administrator. Cooperatively developed with input from the Quarter Horse industry, the 2013 Program maintains a solid racing program and significant support for breeders. With purses being offered