Education

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Over 1,000 Registered in New Equine Business 101 online course

Coming from near and far, those interested in professional equine pursuits have posted glowing reviews for Equine Guelph’s new online short course, Equine Business 101, hosted on TheHorsePortal.ca.  Launched June 21, 2021, the online learning community has quickly grown to over 1,000 enrolled in this on-demand course that serves as an introduction to the newly…

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New Equine Business 101 Course a Hit!

Over 900 students (and counting) are raising their business acumen to start their professional careers in the horse industry or raise their current operations to the next level.  On June 21, Equine Guelph launched a new on-demand, online course, Equine Business 101, which will be offered for FREE until Sept 20, 2021.  The discussion groups…

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Emily Esterson Joins OpenEd as Instructor for Redeveloped Equine Journalism Course

Story by: Cameron Grant Bring your passion for writing to the equine industry this fall with the newly redeveloped online Equine Journalism course, taught by experienced journalist Emily Esterson. The 12-week University of Guelph course has been redesigned to provide students with the tools, techniques, and knowledge needed to develop compelling content, and will include…

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Equine Guelph Partners with Best Horse Practices for Fourth Annual Summit

Equine Guelph has announced its support of the fourth annual Best Horse Practices Summit (BHP) taking place at Spy Coast Farm, Lexington, KY, on October 29-31, 2021.   “While we will not be among the lucky 200 registrants at this live event, we are happy to be sponsoring one of the presenters, accomplished author, clinician and…

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…

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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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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…

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…

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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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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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…