Equestrian Canada Welcomes Peggy Hambly as President

Apr 28, 2017 Comments Off

Ottawa, ON, April 27, 2017 – Equestrian Canada (EC) is pleased to welcome Peggy Hambly of Guelph, ON as EC President, effective April 27, 2017.
Hambly has become the first female President in the history of EC following the resignation of previous President, Jorge Bernhard of Clarksburg, ON.
Bernhard submitted his resignation as EC President on April [...]

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CQHA Seeks Team Canada Coach and Team Manager for 2018 AQHA Youth World Cup

Apr 27, 2017 Comments Off

New — Extended deadline to apply
Calgary, AB — April 27, 2017 –The Canadian Quarter Horse Association is pleased to announce that the next American Quarter Horse Association Youth World Cup will be held June 28 – July 8, 2018 in College Station, Texas. This event, first held in Australia in 1986 as the International Youth [...]

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Reduce Your Risk of Spring Colic

Apr 24, 2017 No Comments

Guelph – ON    Spring is the epitome of change.  It is common knowledge that the horses gut does not cope well with quick change.  One documented study states 42% of colic cases had an environmental change one week prior to the incident (Malamed et al 2012).  Equine Guelph’s free healthcare tool, The Colic Risk [...]

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System Fencing Celebrates 30 Years

Apr 18, 2017 Comments Off

Written by: Amelia Jaggard
This spring System Fencing is celebrating 30 years in the business. System Fencing is an industry leader in North America in providing a variety of equine products ranging from complete stall systems to horse fencing. At System Fencing horse people can shop for all of their equipment and accessory needs in one [...]

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Fire Prevention and Emergency Rescue Training for Racing Industry & Fire Fighters

Mar 09, 2017 Comments Off

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 [...]

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New Guidelines Document to help Horse Rescue Organizations

Mar 06, 2017 Comments Off

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 [...]

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Sign up for The Rider’s New Digital Edition

Mar 03, 2017 Comments Off

We will be launching our new Digital Edition of The Rider, Ontario’s Horse Industry Newspaper later this month. It’s easy to sign up and receive each issue of The Rider on your computer, tablet or smartphone. Click the link below and sign up today. It’s FREE!

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Bobby Kerr Headlines 2017 Can-Am All Breeds Equine Expo

Feb 28, 2017 Comments Off

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 [...]

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Tiffany Foster Leads Canada to Third in Ocala Nations’ Cup

Feb 17, 2017 Comments Off

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 [...]

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Two Confirmed Cases of Equine Herpes Myeloencephalopathy in Durham Region

Feb 17, 2017 Comments Off

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 [...]

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