News: Horse Canada

Fire Safety on the Farm – Reducing the Risk

Barn fires are every horse owner’s worst nightmare, one that can bring significant emotional and economic loss. However, the sad fact is that many barn fires could have largely been prevented by applying a few basic principles. The most reliable

William Shatner to Serve as Calgary Stampede Parade Marshal

The Calgary Stampede is thrilled to announce that Canadian legend, iconic actor, active philanthropist and passionate horseman William Shatner will lead the 2014 Calgary Stampede Parade as Grand Marshal. In addition, we are proud to have Calgary based speed skaters

Horse lover William Shatner will serve as the Calgary Stampede Parade Marshal. Photo by Daryl Weisser

Choosing the Right Farm Liability Insurance is Crucial

Horse breeders and stable owners should be mindful of the insurance policy and liability insurance that they have. A recent decision on the case Terry Burch et al., vs. Intact Insurance et al., highlights the need to inform brokers of

Saddle Up for Fun at Toronto Horse Day!

Thousands of horse lovers of all ages are expected to come together at the Horse Palace at Exhibition Place on Saturday, June 7 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. for Toronto Horse Day, a celebration of all things equestrian. This

4-H on Parade at Calgary Stampede

Canada’s largest 4-H event will take place at the Calgary Stampede this weekend from Friday, May 30th to Sunday, June 1st at Stampede Park. More than 600 4-H members will participate in this year’s event, representing more than 40 clubs

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Equine Canada Announces New Chief Executive Officer

The  Equine Canada Board of Directors has announced the appointment of Eva Havaris as the new CEO, effective June 9, 2014. Following a thorough search process, the Board chose Havaris for her strong fit with Equine Canada’s strategic plan One

Eva Havaris, new Equine Canada CEO.

OVC’s 2014 Externship Project

Each summer, Ontario Veterinary College DVM students entering their fourth year of studies must complete an eight-week externship course in a mixed (companion and food animal or companion and equine) practice. This year, five students will share their experiences through

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Equine Guelph Launches Senior Horse Challenge

Home of several popular online healthcare tools, Equine Guelph is pleased to announce its latest development, the Senior Horse Challenge. With the medical and research advances of today, horses are living longer lives! These are not the only reasons that

Alex Atamanenko Disappointed by Bill C-571 Vote

Alex Atamanenko, MP (BC Southern Interior) issued the following statement in Ottawa regarding parliament’s defeat last night of his Bill C-571 through which he hoped to overhaul the horsemeat industry in the interests of food safety: “I am very dismayed