Equine News

TOOL OF THE MONTH – JULY

Code of Practice – Code Decoder Healthcare Tool DO YOU KNOW THE CODE…for the care and handling of equines? The Code Decoder is the fast, easy way to learn the National Code of Practice for the Care and Handling of Equines.  It is a series of checklists in 9 sections and will take you approximately…

Inquiring Minds Want to Know More About Biosecurity

Inquiring Minds Want to Know More About Biosecurity Guelph, ON – Spring consists of more than just cleaning.  There is much to do, planning ahead to maximize time spent with your horse and working towards your goals for the impending sunny months.  Regardless of riding discipline; everyone wants their equine partner to be healthy and…

Equine Guelph Research Update Spring 2017

  Read the Latest Research from the Ontario Veterinary College in the Spring 2017 issue of the Equine Guelph Research Update Spring 2017.  Highlights include: Sustained Release Intra-articular Medication Model Research Leads to Advanced Studies of Cardiovascular and Gut Health How Therapy Horses React to Humans Equipment and Expertise at OVC Makes Strides in Diagnosing Equine…

Two Confirmed Cases of Equine Herpes Myeloencephanlopathy in Durham Region, ON

The Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) has been notified of two confirmed cases of Equine Herpes Myeloencephalopathy (EHM), caused by equine herpes virus 1 (EHV-1).The horses from Durham Region were referred to the Ontario Veterinary College with neurological signs and are receiving treatment. Three other horses on the farm have tested…

‘Going Under Cover’ – Blanketing Decisions

New ThermoRegulator Healthcare Tool launched by Equine Guelph Equine Guelph has partnered with internationally renowned blanket manufacturer, Bucas of Ireland and is pleased to announce the launch of the ‘ThermoRegulator Healthcare Tool’ The new interactive online tool explores thermoregulation in all seasons to help horse owners avoid over-heating and dehydration along with a variety of…