Education

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…

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  –…

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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…

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FREE Equine Behaviour & Safety Online Course Offered to Kids around the World!

Equine Guelph, the horse centre at the University of Guelph in Canada, has announced it is setting up a free virtual classroom for English-speaking youth around the world. Horse-crazy teenagers (ages 13-17) will have the opportunity to take an online Horse Behaviour & Safety course with access open until February 6, 2021 on www.TheHorsePortal.com With no specific time to be…

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Equine Financial Futures Webinar Series

2020 is a year the equine industry would like to flush away, along with all the unexpected business restrictions and financial challenges.  First wave, second wave and now a tidal wave of online information is inundating your inbox, but there is a free webinar series you are going to want to add to your e-calendar.  Equine Guelph…

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Practice Preparedness and Prevention – Resources on Barn Fire Prevention from Equine Guelph

Waiting until the wildfire approaches dangerously close is no time to draw up a disaster preparedness plan.  Learning the hazards of storing hay is too late after the barn is reduced to ashes and all is lost.  It is not a scenario that one fathoms will ever happen to them, until it does.  Equine Guelph’s October healthcare tool of…

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Free Youth Horse Behaviour and Safety Course to begin this November!

Missing the excitement leading up to the Royal Winter Fair?  Us too!  Equine Guelph and its safety partners have come up with a way for all the horse crazy youth to keep fuelling their passion to learn more about their favourite animal.  Instead of setting up the immensely popular EquiMania! display this November, Equine Guelph is setting up…

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Apply Now For 2020 Ontario Racing Industry Scholarships

Hundreds of Ontario Racing industry members have discovered ways to optimize the health and performance of their racehorses by taking online short courses through TheHorsePortal.ca.  For those ready to take that learning to the next level, Equine Guelph offers two tuition awards for two free 12-week online university-accredited courses, donated by families passionate about the racing industry and the welfare…