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JobTrack Relaunched!

A Free service linking employers and job seekers in the Equine Industry  Equine Guelph has announced the reboot of JobTrack, its free online equine employment matching service.  Serving the Ontario horse community for nearly 20 years, JobTrack has been a popular job-matching service for thousands of employers and job seekers.  After undergoing many updates and upgrades for…

Introducing Large Animal Emergency Rescue Webinars

Equine Guelph’s Large Animal Emergency Rescue awareness level workshop is being offered for the first time virtually!  Registrants can choose between 3 dates: Thursday March 4, 11 & 12  For $50+HST. Registrants will receive an introduction to Large Animal Rescue equipment and techniques, as well as, livestock behaviour and handling.  These 90 minute online sessions provide an introduction…

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Happy Valentine’s Day From Equine Guelph

Send us your story of heartfelt gratitude and if we post it, we will send you our golden horseshoe award.   This past year has been hard but through the turmoil there has been some silver linings – as illustrated by presenters in the video of the final day of the Equine Industry symposium  Equine Guelph also had…

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2020 Racing Industry Scholarship Winners Announced

Equine Guelph has announced the recipients of its 2020 tuition awards. Victoria Chellew is the recipient of the Roger L’Heureux Memorial Equine Award and Jason Copeman has received the Stuart Stocks Memorial Equine Award.   Selected for their love of horses, commitment to their welfare and desire to learn, both winners will receive two online courses through…

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Evacuation Infographics added to Equine Guelph Barn Fire Prevention Resources

Equine Guelph has created a set of downloadable infographics to aid in barn evacuation plans, thanks to generous sponsorship by Workplace Safety & Prevention Services.  It is well understood that investing in emergency preparedness is the best defense.  It can mean the difference between panic or focused execution of a practiced plan during a chaotic situation.  In addition to…

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Winter Water Woes and Colic Prevention

Nothing can drain the colour from a horse owner’s face quicker than hearing the word COLIC!  Winter is an important season to focus on colic prevention and ward off water woes that can lead to impaction in the equine gut.   Equine Guelph has many resources to reduce your horse’s risk of colic, including a FREE interactive…

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New Year – New Webinars to Improve Your Equine Financial Future

Register for this free series and enter a raffle draw! Make 2021 a year where you see green – not just in your hayloft and pastures come springtime,  but also in your profits!  The first half of the Equine Financial Futures webinar series are now posted as replays, focusing on current challenges like boosting your financial health now, balancing the…

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OVC Researcher Contributes to Global Paper on Equine Asthma

Not long after the 2019 Havemeyer Workshop on Equine Asthma, Dr. Dorothee Bienzle, Ontario Veterinary College, contributed to a large collaborative research paper – The current understanding and future directions of Equine Asthma research.   The air was thick with ideas at the 2019 Havemeyer Workshop, with a broad group of approximately 50 participants made up of microbiologists, clinicians,…

Equine Guelph Acknowledges our Amazing 2020 Partners!

Online Tools & Other Education Programs  BOEHRINGER INGELHEIM – EG E-Newsletter + senior horse tool CAPRI INSURANCE – colic tool, Colic online course, portal PTSO partner pages, Hoofprints program MERCK – Equine Guelph HEALTHflash + Sickness prevention online short course HORSEMAN’S BENEVOLENT PROTECTIVE ASSOCIATION – JobTrack redevelopment & grant partner  ONTARIO RACING – JobTrack redevelopment & grant partner EquiMania! Program KUBOTA – online behavior & safety course (youth & adult offerings)  SSG GLOVES  –…

Equine Guelph ready to deliver more training for racing

HAVE YOUR SAY ON FUTURE PROGRAMS!   Equine Guelph needs to know what YOU need to know and is calling on you to participate in the Ontario Horse Racing Industry Survey. We all know that a healthy horse is a top performer and Equine Guelph wants to help you achieve maximum health for your racehorses and…

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The silver lining of COVID-19 for horse communities

Looking Back on the 2020 Equine Industry Symposium & Webinar Replays By Kaitlyn Graff, Equine Management student  Over the course of the last nine months, COVID-19 has proved to be challenging for everyone. People in the equine industry have faced significant hardship, isolation and financial impacts. These unforeseen circumstances provided an opportunity for horse enthusiasts…

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If You Build It, They Will Come….Or Will They?

By Tracy Dopko, BA, DipEqS There is an old saying, “How do you make a million dollars in the horse world? Start with two million.” Anyone who is active in the equine industry can definitely vouch for this statement. But why is this statement true? Why is the equine industry notorious for high-effort, low-profit? The…