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OptiMize Feeding Hay : for You and Your Horses

OptiMize Feeding Hay : for You and Your Horses

Posted in Home Page articles, horse-health

Horses have evolved over time to consume small amounts of forage throughout the day and night, spending 10 to 17 hours grazing during 15 to 20 grazing periods.

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Weekly Equestrian Canada COVID-19 Wrap-Up

Weekly Equestrian Canada COVID-19 Wrap-Up

Posted in Home Page articles, Equestrian Canada, horse-health, Equestrian News

Extended the suspension of all EC sanctioned competitions until June 1, 2020, effective March 30, 2020. Created a working group to develop a graduated framework that will protect the health and welfare of horses upon competition reinstatement.

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Quarter Racing Owners of Ontario News Update

Quarter Racing Owners of Ontario News Update

Posted in Home Page articles, horse-racing, horse-health, Equestrian News

At this time, we have decided to cancel the first two weeks of training, this puts our first possible training date at April 20, 2020. As we move forward in these unique and difficult circumstances, we will continue to evaluate the start of training along with the start of racing.

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Suspension Extended For Equestrian Canada Sanctioned Competition

Suspension Extended For Equestrian Canada Sanctioned Competition

Posted in Home Page articles, Equestrian Canada, horse-health, Equestrian News

All in-person meetings, clinics, events, Rookie Rider and Learn to Ride/Drive activities will continue to be suspended until further notice. Virtual participation in these programs and events is encouraged where available; options are being explored for programs that do not have virtual options at this time.

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Protect your Herd – Equine Guelph announces a FREE offering of Online Sickness Prevention Course!

Protect your Herd – Equine Guelph announces a FREE offering of Online Sickness Prevention Course!

Posted in Home Page articles, horse-health, Equestrian News

Maintaining health is everyone’s responsibility. Biosecurity is a word and practice not well understood by an unsettling number of public riding facilities.

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Weekly Equestrian Canada COVID-19 Wrap-Up

Weekly Equestrian Canada COVID-19 Wrap-Up

Posted in Home Page articles, Equestrian Canada, horse-health, Equestrian News

We wanted to send an update on the steps already taken and those planned to help protect the Canadian equestrian community to the best of our abilities.

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Ontario Racing announces COVID-19 aid package for horsepeople

Ontario Racing announces COVID-19 aid package for horsepeople

Posted in Home Page articles, horse-health, Equestrian News

“These funds are to assist owners in efforts to pay horse racing bills, specifically their trainer expenses, who must in turn pay their staff, including grooms and others.”

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Support And Resources For Equine Farms And Equestrian Facilities

Support And Resources For Equine Farms And Equestrian Facilities

Posted in Home Page articles, horse-health, Equestrian News

EC is the national governing body for equestrian sport and industry in Canada, with a mandate to represent, promote and advance all equine and equestrian interests. We empathize with all those who are directly affected by this situation, are fully aware of the potential financial implications and will continue to support the equine and equestrian industries to the best of our ability.

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Team Canada will not send athletes to Games in summer 2020 due to COVID-19 risks

Team Canada will not send athletes to Games in summer 2020 due to COVID-19 risks

Posted in Home Page articles, horse-shows-clinics, horse-health, Equestrian News

The COC and CPC urgently call on the International Olympic Committee (IOC), and the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) and the World Health Organization (WHO) to postpone the Games for one year.

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COVID-19 And Equestrian Facility Operations

COVID-19 And Equestrian Facility Operations

Posted in Home Page articles, horse-shows-clinics, horse-health, Equestrian News

EC and the PTSOs recommend that all facilities that host equestrian-related activities, including but not limited to boarding stables and lesson barns, cease public-facing and non-essential activities until greenlit by the aforementioned government authorities.

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