News: Horse Canada

More Shows Added to Odysseo’s Mississauga Run

More Shows Added to Odysseo’s Mississauga Run

The internationally acclaimed entertainment company Cavalia has announced today it will arrive in Ontario earlier than originally announced with its latest production Odysseo that is wowing North American audiences and critics alike. With the addition of five performances to the read more

New Regulations Designed to Prevent Forest Fires in Alberta

New wildfire protection regulations came into effect on March 31, 2017 in Alberta, and, as such, residents are reminded to take precautions to prevent forest fires. “Last fall, we passed important legislation to help deter unsafe behaviour and give our wildland read more

Are You Following the Equine Code of Practice?

If you own horses and/or are responsible for the care of horses please take five minutes to complete an important survey respecting the Code of Practice for the Care and Handling of Equines (the Code). This industry-developed survey is to read more

Ontario Horsewoman’s Body Found

UPDATE: The Ontario Provincial Police confirmed Wednesday night that Maria DeWagner was found deceased on her Loyalist Township property. A report by The Kingston Whig-Standard indicates that DeWagner’s body was located on Wednesday at approximately 3:45 p.m. According to a release issued by the read more

Maria DeWagner was last seen April 13th.

Researchers Develop Way to Preserve Equine Sperm Longer

Researchers from the University of Newcastle in Australia have developed a method to preserve horse sperm. The scientists have engineered a new nutrient-rich liquid that is added to deposits of horse semen collected after ejaculation, which keeps the sperm alive read more

Facebook Cracks Down on Animal Sale Posts

Members of the equine industry who use social media to buy, sell, rescue and rehome horses have noticed recently that Facebook has begun to enforce their policy which prohibits posting animals for sale. Among Facebook’s rules, it states that items, read more

Spaces Still Available in Emergency Rescue Clinics

Equine Guelph is hosting two upcoming hands-on clinics with internationally recognized instructor Dr. Rebecca Gimenez of Technical Large Animal Emergency Rescue Inc. (TLAER). The first offering, Tuesday April 25 and Wednesday April 26, 2017, at Mohawk Racetrack is now open read more

Quebec Slaughter House Shuts Down

Les Viandes de la Petite Nation (LPN) slaughter house in Saint-André-Avellin, Quebec, has shut down temporarily. As reported in the newspaper La Petite Nation, the closure is the result of new regulations from the European Union, which came into effect March 1, 2017. read more

2017 EC Annual Convention Officially Opens in Vancouver

The 2017 Equestrian Canada (EC) Annual Convention, hosted in partnership with Horse Council British Columbia (HCBC) kicked off on Friday, April 7 in Vancouver, BC, and is set to provide the Canadian equestrian community with three days of exceptional educational read more

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