Equine News

Racehorse Lameness Prevention Course Starts Online Learning Series off on the Right Foot

For a third consecutive year, Ontario Racing (OR) is partnering with Equine Guelph, Standardbred Canada (SC) and Central Ontario Standardbred Association to offer three online courses in this winter in priority healthcare areas of lameness, respiratory and gut health. Sponsored by OR, the Racehorse Injury/Lameness Prevention & Care course will be first up in January…

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Every Day is Horse Day at Equine Guelph

Horses have shaped history and continue to play an important role as our partners today.  On, December 13th National Horse Day is celebrated in the U.S.A.  Equine Guelph, promotes the welfare of horses every day by providing top level online education for those who endeavour to be the best advocates they can for their horses.…

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20th Anniversary Feature with Alumni Holly Heartz

Alumni, Holly Heartz has a real appreciation for horse behaviour and the prevention of stereotypies thanks to Equine Guelph’s online 12-week courses. Of great interest was learning what causes stereotypies in horses. The following downloadable information sheet examines what causes sterotypies and how they can be prevented through implementing best stable management practices.

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A New Approach for Treating Kissing Spine

Overriding Spinous Process, otherwise known as Kissing Spine can cause back pain and poor performance, especially when two or more vertebrae touch or overlap. Assistant Professor Dr. Nathalie Cote in the department of Large Animal Surgery at Ontario Veterinary College recently presented a new less invasive surgical approach to treat this issue that is showing…

Equine Industry Symposium 2023

“Saddle up for Stable Solutions at Equine Symposium”  Do you manage an equine facility? Do you struggle with business decisions or finding qualified staff? Join University of Guelph equine management faculty and students at the 8th annual Equine Industry Symposium. This year’s symposium will explore business and employment awareness to provide critical solutions on how…