Events

Annual Equine Industry Symposium Features Horses in Human Health and Learning

The annual Equine Industry Symposium, hosted by the University of Guelph’s Bachelor of Bio-Resource Management – Equine Management degree program, returns this year for its 7th edition on November 21 – 23, 2022. This year’s theme, Horses in Human Health and Learning, featuring Nina Ekholm Fry from the University of Denver and five guest speakers,…

Equine Guelph’s Large Animal Emergency Rescue Workshop Travels to Quebec

People are willing to go to great lengths to rescue their animals and do not always make the best decisions in stressful emergency situations, retired police officer Aline Nault can attest.  The Monts et Vallons à cheval, equestrian club president is proud of her members’ dedicated year-long fund-raising campaigns that resulted in bringing Equine Guelph’s…

Hamilton Hosts Large Animal Emergency Rescue Training

Hamilton Mounted Police understand the value of preparedness and were happy to host another Large Animal Emergency Rescue Training workshop by Equine Guelph on March 30, 2022 at the Ancaster Fairgrounds. Participants from Hamilton Mounted Police, Hamilton Fire Department and McKee-Pownall Equine Services were hands on, working together on the rescue scenarios using props including Rusti,…

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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…

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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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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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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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 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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5th Equine Industry Symposium Begins Nov 16

Conquering Covid-19: One Hoof Print at a Time By Rachel Chater, Equine Management student Guelph, Ontario (November 3, 2020) – Over the last eight months, the struggles of COVID-19 have affected our day-to-day lives. In the wake of the global pandemic, the theme of this year’s Equine Industry Symposium will be RESILIENCE: Rethinking, Restructuring, Revaluating…