Educational Tools

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Are your Equine Finances in Order for Tax time?

Looking to make the most of your equine business expense claims this tax time?  Sign up for Equine Guelph’s free monthly e-communications to gain access to resources like an informative video with BDO finance expert Glenn Ventrcek. If your receipts are all in a shoe box and you are wondering which expenses you can claim…

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Your Vaccination Program may be Impacted by Climate Change

Learn more during Equine Guelph’s Vaccination Education Month in March Have you noticed bug season starting earlier and finishing later?  Have changes in the weather caused more standing water in your paddocks? If you answered yes to these questions and wonder how climate change may impact your horses, not to mention your vaccination program, read…

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Equine Guelph Offers Body Condition Course on World Horse Day

Free Global Registration for One Day Only! World Horse Day has been celebrated on March 1st every year since it was created in 2005 to raise awareness of equine welfare and protection.  As a culmination of Equine Guelph’s 20th anniversary celebrations, the organization will be offering its new online course, Introduction to Body Condition Scoring,…

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Colic Prevention Education Month 2024 Focuses on GI Health for Your Horse

February is Equine Guelph’s Colic Prevention Education Month when we tackle the number one killer of horses with our highly popular free healthcare tool, Colic Risk Rater ( After you complete the free risk rater to assess your horse’s risk, you will have the option to learn more by signing up for Equine Guelph’s short…

Learn how to Body Condition Score your horse.

Equine Guelph makes a New Year’s Resolution!

To help you optimize your horse’s nutrition. What’s yours? Equine Guelph has made a New Year’s Resolution to empower horse owners to learn more about their horse’s nutrition and needs. January, dubbed by Equine Guelph as Nutrition Education Month, will be dedicated to increasing awareness of what caregivers can do to take control of their…

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20th Anniversary Special Feature with Alumni Monica Laane-Fralick

20th Anniversary Alumni, Monica Laane-Fralick has a real appreciation for welfare-based management strategies thanks to Equine Guelph’s 12-week online courses. Of great interest was learning about the myths in some traditional stable management practices and dispelling them with evidence-based sources such as those provided by Equine Guelph courses. Anthropomorphism (attribution of human characteristics/behaviours to animals) can create misunderstandings…

November Fire Prevention Education Month at Equine Guelph

New Barn Fire Prevention Resource – Inspecting Extinguishers When is the last time you checked your fire extinguisher?  Find out important maintenance information in a new video posted on Learn about this and more barn fire safety practices throughout November as part of Equine Guelph’s Fire Prevention Education Month. The new feature video in…

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20th Anniversary Special Feature with Alumni Stacey Jennings

Equine Guelph alumni police constable, Stacey Jennings, has a real appreciation for stable management, including paddock management, thanks to Equine Guelph’s 12-week online courses. Of great interest was learning about fencing, water options, paddock dangers and the presence of wildlife on the property.

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New Equine Careers Showcase for Exploring Career Pathways in the Horse Industry

Ever considered a career in the horse industry?  78 roles are represented in the newly launched Equine Careers Showcase which can be found on Equine Guelph’s website!If you receive Equine Guelph’s free monthly E-news, then you have already seen the early release of videos with horse professionals, sharing their journey and career pathways.  The…

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September is Senior Horse Education Month at Equine Guelph

We love our senior citizens of the equine community.  Keeping up with their changing needs as they age becomes easy with the resources available from Equine Guelph.  Learning to advocate for the health and welfare of your silent senior is a duty every horse owner will eventually encounter.  A great place to check your preparedness…

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20th Anniversary Special Feature with Alumni Mary Gibson

20th Anniversary Alumni, Mary has a real appreciation for environmental stewardship thanks to Equine Guelph’s 12-week online courses. Of great interest was learning about ways to use natural resources in every day barn management, improving ventilation and the benefits of composting manure.

20th Anniversary Special Feature with Alumni Robin Vanheeswyk

20th Anniversary Alumni, Robin Vanheeswyk has a growing interest in equine nutrition thanks to Equine Guelph’s online 12-week online courses. Of great interest was learning about the issues in equine nutrition pertaining to overfeeding horses which in turn can cause health problems, behavioural issues and also hit the rider in the pocketbook.