Guelph, ON – 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 will be open to the general public and will be of particular interest to those [...]
March 3, 2017 -A new document has been released to help provide support and important information on care standards for those involved in equine rescue, retirement and adoption/rehoming facilities in the province of Ontario.
The document, “Ontario Care Guidelines for Equine Rescue, Retirement and Adoption/Rehoming Facilities” has been developed by a working committee composed of several [...]
When they hear the phrase “Can-Am” horse enthusiasts throughout southern Ontario and adjacent regions in the United States immediately think of the great equine extravaganza that takes place every year in early spring. Scheduled this year for March 31 to April 2 at the historic Markham Fairgrounds, the Can-Am All-Breed Equine Expo draws together [...]
Ocala, Florida – The Canadian Show Jumping Team comprised of Tiffany Foster of North Vancouver, BC, Elizabeth Gingras of Edmonton, AB, Amy Millar of Perth, ON, and her father, ten-time Olympian Ian Millar, also of Perth, ON, placed third in the $100,000 FEI Nations Cup held at HITS Post Time Farm in Ocala, FL, on [...]
February 17th 2017 – Veterinary Update Animal Health and Welfare Branch/Office of the Chief Veterinarian for Ontario, Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs
The Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) has been notified of two confirmed cases of Equine Herpes Myeloencephalopathy (EHM), caused by equine herpes virus 1 (EHV-1).The horses from [...]
Come watch, ride and learn!
Equine owners, riders and enthusiasts will enjoy three days of everything horse when the Mane Event, Equine Education and Trade Fair comes to the Western Fair District Metroland Media Agriplex, in London, Ontario May 12 – 14, 2017. With over 85 hours of equine education in the form of [...]
Ottawa, ON, Feb. 10, 2017 – On Feb. 10, 2017, Frédéric Pierrestiger announced his resignation as a member of the Equestrian Canada (EC) Board of Directors.
Frédéric joined the EC Board in April 2016, making valuable contributions to the Federation as a Board member and as Chair of the Audit Committee.
Bringing a fresh and insightful perspective [...]
The Ontario Standardbred Adoption Society, in partnership with Tara Hills Stud, has added a new, colourful ambassador to their line up. Hiltons Hot Stuff, a very unusually marked Standardbred, was unsuccessful as a racehorse but should do well in her new roles.
As an OSAS ambassador, Paris (as she’s known around the barn), will take part [...]