Equine News

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…

Are You Up to Par with the Equine Code of Practice?

It is our duty as horse owners and caretakers to provide the best possible care for our horses. Horses are dependent on us to provide their care and welfare. So what is good horse care? What does welfare mean? What makes a responsible horse owner? Ask these questions to 10 different horse people, there will…

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…

To Rug or Not to Rug?

ISES MEDIA RELEASE from #ISESROME2018  To rug or not to rug? Horse owners are routinely putting rugs (blankets) on their horses all year round, however new research suggests that certain types of rug could be causing them to overheat. It has become routine (and even fashionable) for many domestic horses to be rugged all year round…

New Blog for 2019 International Society for Equitation Science Conference

A New Way of Looking At Horses February 9, 2019 | by Dr. Katrina Merkies “Since 2012 I have not missed an ISES conference. It is my most favourite conference to attend, and I have gotten to know amazing people from all over the world, all devoted to improving the quality of life for horses.”…