Equine News

Make a Point to Discuss Vaccinations with your Vet to Guard against Influenza and Disease

March 2019 Story by:  Jackie Bellamy-Zions A Real and present threat to your horse’s health More than 100 racing yards were on lockdown this past Thursday Feb 7 as horse races were called off due to a flu outbreak in Britain. All horse owners need to guard against the very real and present threat of equine…

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…

Attendees at 2016 EIS

Launch of the Equine Industry Symposium discussion group on TheHorsePortal.ca

You asked, we listened! Just in time to kick start the upcoming Equine Industry Symposium hosted by the University of Guelph on October 27, 2018, a new discussion group has started on theHorsePortal.ca website. In response to one of the suggestions that arose from the second Equine Industry Symposium held last February, the organizing committee…

What are you doing June 2nd for the 10th Anniversary of Horse Day?

Enter Equestrian Canada’s drawing contest and you could win an online course for teens who want to learn to speak fluent horse. In celebration of Horse Day Equine Guelph has donated a Horse Behaviour and Safety for Youth online course to the first place winner of the age 13 – 16 category. This interactive three-week…

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What is your Risk of Colic this Spring? – Use the Colic Risk Rater

The Colic Risk Rater healthcare tool was performed by over 100 students in the winter 2018 offering of Equine Guelph’s Gut Health & Colic course.  Feedback indicates participants were keen to learn the simple management changes that could reduce their chances of colic.  Many were surprised to learn that approximately 80% of colic episodes may…