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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…

Equine Industry Symposium 2020 Goes Virtual!

Agents of Change Host 5th Annual Event Since its inception in 2016, the Equine Industry Symposium hosts and participants have set out to be agents of change. As the organizers, preparing for the 5th annual event this November, the students of the Bachelor of Bio-Resource Management degree program in Equine Management are embodying change. Amidst a pandemic…

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Fuelling Wellness Symposium was a Hit

“Part one of a three-part video series” on digestion from Equine Guelph now available!   Equine and pet nutrition enthusiasts came together on August 15th, 2020 to learn more about nutrition topics from experts around the world at the virtual Fuelling Wellness Symposium, co-hosted by Equine Guelph and the Canadian Academy of Veterinary Nutrition.   The event was a great success…

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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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Horse human interaction studies

Horse human interaction studies were discussed in a talk presented by Dr. Katrina Merkies, Ontario Agricultural College at the three day virtual conference hosted by the International Society for Equitation Science (ISES). With around 50 recent horse behavior studies referenced in the 40 minute presentation (and apologies for the many not mentioned), there is an undeniable growing…

Equine Guelph Wins Equestrian Canada Health and Welfare Award

The Equestrian Canada (EC) Health & Welfare Award recognizes an individual or organization that has contributed directly to the improvement of horse health and welfare in Canada through years of hard work and dedication, and Equine Guelph is the deserving recipient for 2019. Equine Guelph, based at the University of Guelph in Ontario, is recognized…

Change! Fourth Annual Equine Industry Symposium discusses Change in the Equine Industry and how to achieve it in a positive way

By BBRM Equine Management Students 2019 Are we masters of change or slaves of change? Opening remarks at the 4th annual Equine Industry Symposium held on November 17 on the University of Guelph campus were presented by this year’s facilitator Akaash Maharaj, who challenged the audience by asking if we are masters of change or…

Celebrating Somebeachsomewhere: Film Event Raises Funds for OVC

“Somebeachsomewhere: Horse of a Lifetime”, made its big screen debut Saturday, May 4, 2019 at Mohawk Inn and Conference Centre, Milton, Ontario.  The event proceeds were kindly donated to support equine research at University of Guelph.  The screening was made possible through the cooperation and generous support of the Ontario Harness Horse Association (OHHA), Eastlink…

15th Annual International Society for Equitation Science Conference

  15th Annual International Society for Equitation Science Conference Registration and Abstract Submissions Now Open January 21, 2019 (Guelph, ON): Planning is well underway for the 15th Annual International Society for Equitation Science (ISES) Conference, being held at the University of Guelph, Canada’s largest agricultural university, on August 19-21, 2019. The theme for this year’s…