News: Horse Canada

Montreal Imposes Ban on Horse-Drawn Carriages

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

Avoid Lameness with Well Planned Training

The sun is shining, birds are singing, flowers are blooming and the temptation is to launch full-on into your horse-training endeavours. You may have kept fit throughout the winter on the ski slopes or at the gym but what about read more

Emergency Support for Fort McMurray Equestrian Community

In light of the wildfires in Fort McMurray, AB, Equine Canada (EC) would like to share the following update from the Alberta Equestrian Federation (AEF) with the Canadian equestrian community: The Alberta Equestrian Federation (AEF) greatly appreciates the outpour of read more

Giddy-Up for Horse Day on June 4th

Equine Canada (EC) is pleased to inform the Canadian equestrian community that Horse Day 2016 is taking place June 4, 2016. This year will mark the eighth anniversary of Horse Day, which was created to raise public awareness and promote read more


Caird F. Wilson Graduate Scholarship

Established in memory of Caird Forest Wilson, a horse lover and supporter of equestrian events in Ontario, the Caird F. Wilson Graduate Scholarship consists of $16,800 payable over nine semesters. The recipient is chosen based on academic performance and proposed read more

Dr. Mary Bell presents the Caird F. Wilson Graduate Scholarship to Olivia Lee.

EHV-1 at Saskatchewan Stable

A boarding stable near Saskatoon, Saskatchewan is under voluntary quarantine following a confirmed case of Equine Herpes Virus 1 (EHV-1). According to the mare’s owner, Alyssa Gartner, the five-year-old Quarter Horse, Sunny, showed signs of instability – dragging her feet, read more

Southlands Riding Club Closed Due to Strangles

Southlands Riding Club, in Vancouver, British Columbia, has closed after a newly arrived rescue horse tested positive for Strangles – a serious upper respiratory tract disease. Strangles is highly contagious and is transferable through direct contact. It is not airborne and read more

Education and Development at EC Convention

Equine Canada is thrilled to announce an exciting line-up of top quality educational and development opportunities for equestrians, taking place at the 2016 EC Annual Convention in Montreal, QC from April 20-24. The 2016 EC Annual Convention will host a read more

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