News: Horse Canada

EC’s Mysterious Meds Budget

EC’s Mysterious Meds Budget

When Equestrian Canada revealed their 2017 financial summary last week, at least one committee was surprised to see the numbers that they have not been able to review in over a year. EC reports that Equine Medications operated at a read more

New Equine Hurricane Relief Fund

The Caribbean Equine Relief Fund is a joint fundraising and equine relief effort launched by Equestrian Canada (EC), US Equestrian, the Pan American Equestrian Confederation (PAEC), and the Cayman Islands Equestrian Federation to serve horses impacted by Hurricanes Irma and read more

New Horse Behaviour & Safety Course for Youth

On October 2-22, 2017, Equine Guelph will bring together horse enthusiasts from across Canada and beyond with its new Horse Safety & Behaviour course.  The three-week online short course has already caused a stir in the equine industry with adults read more

Update: Positive Cases of EIA in Manitoba

UPDATE – September 19, 2017 The Equine Disease Communication Center has reported that a another horse has tested positive for Equine Infectious Anemia (EIA) in Manitoba: On Sept 13, 2017, a positive equine infectious anemia (EIA) result was confirmed by the Canadian read more

EC Shares 2016-2017 Financial Statement

In preparation for the presentation of the 2016-2017 Audited Financial Statement at the 2017 EC Annual General Meeting, and to honour the commitment to communication openly with EC stakeholders and the equestrian community as a whole, EC is pleased to read more

U.S. Horse Slaughter Update

On September 5th, the U.S. House Committee on Rules rejected a bipartisan amendment that would have prevented horse slaughter from returning to the United States. Each year, the U.S. Congress must approve language preventing the U.S. Department of Agriculture from read more

Redemption Ride 30-Day Trainers’ Challenge

Redemption Ride is a 30-day trainers’ challenge that partners four horses with four of Ontario’s best up and coming equine trainers. Trainers will have one month to teach their horse a freestyle routine, and be able to compete against each read more

Redemption Ride - Standardbred Edition horses: (top) Rods Famous Ribs and Real Fool, (bottom) Angietotherescue and Foreigner.

Ontario Horses Test Positive for West Nile Virus

Two horses have tested positive for West Nile Virus in Ontario. On August 21st, the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) was notified of two positive tests for West Nile Virus (WNV); one from a 10-year-old gelding read more

Tips to Handle a Nervous Horse

In the same way that humans do, horses have differing personalities and traits. Some horses can be very wild and outlandish, while others can be extremely timid and nervous. If you’re concerned about your own horse’s self-esteem, read on to read more

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