News: Horse Canada

OEF Welcomes New Directors to the Board

OEF Welcomes New Directors to the Board

The Nominations Committee of the OEF Board is delighted to announce that we have three outstanding candidates for the three Director at Large positions that were created as a result of the new Bylaws voted in by the Membership in read more

WCVM Dean to Serve as AAVMC President

Dr. Douglas Freeman is set to serve a one-year term as president of the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC). Dr. Freeman is dean of the Western College of Veterinary Medicine (WCVM) at the University of Saskatchewan (U of read more

Dr. Douglas Freeman

Ontario Disease Surveillance Report

The Ontario Animal Health Network (OAHN) is a dedicated group of veterinarians from primary care practices, academia, government and laboratories who meet regularly to discuss Equine disease and health issues. It is their intent to monitor and protect the health read more

Alliston Feed Mill Reopens After Fire

On Friday August 19, 2016, the historic Alliston Feed Mill in Ontario burned to the ground. The fire, which has left damage in the millions, is being treated as a criminal investigation. The owners of Alliston Feed Service Ltd., Peter read more

In Memoriam: Dr. Dubro Zerajic

Dr. Dubro Zerajic, a veterinarian and equine acupuncturist, based for many years in Aurora, Ontario, died on August 26, 2016, after a lengthy illness. He would have turned 79 on September 6th. Born in the former Yugoslavia, Dr. Zerajic emigrated read more

Dr. Dubro Zerajic

CleanFARMS Obsolete Pesticide & Medication Program

CleanFARMS, in partnership with the Canadian Animal Health Institute, is operating collection programs for both obsolete pesticides and livestock medications in the Peace Region of British Columbia, Northern Alberta, Manitoba, Ontario and Newfoundland in September and October. The program will read more

clean farms

Canadian Shares in Three-Way Mongol Derby Tie

At 9:51 a.m. local time, Heidi Telstad from Canada, Will Comiskey from Australia, and Marcia Hefker-Miles from New Mexico, crossed the finish line, arms together, to take a triple dead heat in the 2016 Mongol Derby, the world’s longest and read more

Marcia Hefker-Miles, Will Comiskey and Heidi Telstad from Canada won the 2016 Mongol Derby in a three-way tie. Photo by Richard Dunwoody

Canadian Leading the Pack in Mongol Derby

The 2016 Mongol Derby, certainly this year living up to its name as the world’s longest and toughest horse race (“and it’s raining again….”) is set for a nail biting finish with any of five riders in a position to read more

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