Equine News

Join us at the Equine Industry Symposium – February 10th, 2018

The Equine Industry Symposium will be hosted on the University of Guelph campus on February 10th, 2018 from 9:00am-5:00pm. The Symposium will provide the opportunity for open discussion among industry professionals to address concerns within the industry. This year’s theme will be Joining Forces on Youth Engagement – recruitment, retention, succession. The objective is for industry sectors to collaborate and ‘join forces’…

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Equine Guelph Online Horse Behaviour & Safety Course now offered for Youth

Equine Guelph will bring together horse enthusiasts from across Canada and beyond with its new Horse Safety & Behaviour course. The three-week online short course has already caused a stir in the equine industry with adults who have benefited from this invaluable information for anyone involved with horses. When hearing this offering was also going…

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…