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Equine Robo-Gut Helps OVC Researchers Study Gastrointestinal Diseases In Horses

Originally published by Ontario Veterinary College – June 14, 2021 A University of Guelph researcher is advancing knowledge into prevention and early detection of gastrointestinal diseases in horses using a mechanical replica of a horse’s GI system to mimic equine digestion and disease. Dr. Luis Arroyo, professor in the Department of Clinical Studies at the…

Free Equine Webinar Series: Taking Science to the Stable

Starts June 16 with Broodmare Management and Nutrition with Don Kapper Equine Guelph is pleased to announce that our partnership program, Taking Science to the Stable, FREE summer webinar series begins June 16 and will run every two weeks until August 18. Hosted by Open Learning and Educational Support at the University of Guelph, this…

Equine Asthma & Pollution

During the summer there are often waves of horses presenting with respiratory disease.  Ontario Veterinary College researcher, Janet Beeler-Marfisi never really ascribed that to being part of air pollution, until her recent research revealed horses, with their far greater lung capacity and athleticism, can also suffer when air pollution levels rise. Checking the Air Quality…

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FREE Equine Business 101 Course for a Limited Time!

New Equine Facility Management Certificate offered by Equine Guelph Nothing compares to being greeted with nickers every morning, watching the herd peacefully graze, and sharing the strong horse/human bond with your customers.  Equine industry pros are a passionate and hard-working bunch, who consider themselves lucky to earn a living doing what they love.  Sadly, passion…

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Recent UofG Grad Joins Research to Improve Survival of Horses with Diarrhea and Critically Ill Foals

Dr. Diego Gomez completed his Ph.D. at the University of Guelph in 2017 under Dr. Scott Weese and Dr. Luis Arroyo working on infectious diseases.  With a keen interest to reduce mortality rates in critically ill horses, Gomez is now in the midst of three important studies – two involving fluid therapies for foals and…

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Equine Guelph Offers New Industry Certificate

Equine Guelph has announced it will offer a new Equine Emergency Preparedness Certificate. Requirements for the new certificate program include completion of two of Equine Guelph’s online short courses: Equine First Aid and Fire & Emergency Preparedness.  In recognition of Emergency Preparedness Week (May 2-8, 2021), a national event supported by Public Safety Canada, Equine…

New Large Animal Emergency Rescue Webinars Announce 4th offering of 2021

The first three Equine Guelph’s Large Animal Emergency Rescue awareness level workshop webinars launched this year sold out quickly!  A fourth date has been announced for April 28 in response to the huge demand for this important knowledge. For $50+HST a small group of registrants will receive an introduction to Large Animal Rescue equipment and…

Coughing? The time to take action is now!

 Prevention of airway problems is the best way to protect your horse, but when not successful, what is next?  Early intervention is paramount when dealing with the irreversible disease, equine asthma, commonly referred to as heaves, RAO or IAD. Equine asthma starts off with a hypersensitivity reaction to particles in the air (e.g., dust, mould).…

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Stop Think Act this Canadian Agricultural Safety Week!

The third week of March (Mar 14 – 20, 2021) is Canadian Agricultural Safety Week (CASW) – a public awareness campaign focusing on the importance of farm safety. #AgSafeCanada. Workplace Safety & Prevention Services has many ways to help you promote farm safety in your community with its range of programs to help farm-related organizations,…

The Healthy Horse: Understanding the Role of Equine Digestion & Nutrition Webinar

Take a journey through the horse’s digestive system in a free webinar April 14, 7pm-8:15pm EST.  Equine Guelph’s life size model of the digestive system will be featured so participants can identify what the entire tract looks like, how it works, and what this means for feeding horses. This  interactive webinar will help viewers understand strategies and…

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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…