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2017 EC Convention Registration Now Open

2017 EC Convention Registration Now Open

Registration is officially open for the 2017 Equestrian Canada (EC) Convention, taking place April 7-9, 2017 at the Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre in beautiful downtown Vancouver, BC. EC is thrilled to partner with Horse Council British Columbia (HCBC) in order read more

New Online ThermoRegulator Tool

Equine Guelph has partnered with internationally renowned blanket manufacturer, Bucas of Ireland and is pleased to announce the launch of the ‘ThermoRegulator Healthcare Tool‘. The new interactive online tool explores thermoregulation in all seasons to help horse owners avoid over-heating read more

Equine Guelph has partnered with internationally renowned blanket manufacturer, Bucas of Ireland and is pleased to announce the launch of the 'ThermoRegulator Healthcare Tool'.

Lauren Barwick Resigns from EC Para Board

Para-equestrian Lauren Barwick has become the latest in a wave of resignations from Equestrian Canada boards in recent weeks. The 39-year-old BC native, who now resides in Reddick, FL, is a gold and silver Paralympic medallist (2008) and silver and read more

Positive Case of EIA Confirmed in Quebec

On Jan. 27th, Equestrian Canada (EC) issued a press release to inform the equestrian community that on Jan. 18, 2017, a positive case of Equine Infectious Anemia (EIA) was confirmed by the Direction de la santé animale du Ministère de l’Agriculture, read more

Trump Administration Puts Hold on Soring Rule

A week before president Barack Obama left office, a federal regulation to update the Horse Protection Act in the United States was announced. It only needed to be published in the Federal Registrar to become official. On president Donald Trump’s read more

Equine Guelph Offers New Online Horse Industry Training & Education

Equine Guelph announces an innovative industry partnership with 10 English-speaking provincial equestrian federations across Canada to launch TheHorsePortal.ca, offering members online industry training and education through a new online format. From the Rockies to the eastern islands, the portal will read more

Hillsburgh Horsewoman Missing after Fire

Update: The OPP reports that unidentified human remains have been found inside the building and have been sent to the Centre of Forensic Sciences for further analysis. The log house belonging to Alexya (Lexy) Solomon, 58, located on the Eighth Line in read more

USDA Issues “Final Rule” on Soring

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) announced a final rule on January 13th that includes changes that will help to protect horses from the cruel and inhumane practice known as soring and eliminate read more

Kentucky Horse Park Drops Bid for 2022 WEG

The Kentucky Horse Park Commission voted on Friday, Jan. 13th to withdraw from consideration for hosting the 2022 World Equestrian Games (WEG). Commission members expressed concerns regarding staging of the games and the potential conflict that hosting would create with read more

Comment on Proposed Animal Transport Law Changes

It was reported last fall that the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) was undertaking a review of animal transportation regulations for the first time in 30 years. Changes have been drafted and are now available for review at this link. read more

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