Saskatchewan Horse Federation

A Partnership in Training & Certification

The Saskatchewan Horse Federation (SHF) is partnering with Equine Guelph to provide its members short, easily-accessible training programs so you can stay up-to-date on the latest information on equine care and welfare. This partnership enables the SHF to offer continuing education and certification opportunities for our members – athletes, coaches, officials, facilities and horse caregivers.

SHF Membership Benefits

Member Discount

NEW! – As an SHF member, you receive a 15% discount on short courses offered on The Horse Portal.  USE the “Provincial Memberships Only” registration option, and have your SHF membership info ready! 

Members will earn certificates of completion from Equine Guelph – the horse owner’s Centre at the University of Guelph.  In addition, Equestrian Canada certified instructors/coaches may apply these certificates towards their professional development credits.

What SHF students are saying about our courses:

“The short online course was informative and covered material that was a great review plus a lot of new information that is applicable to daily equine activities. The course knowledge will definitely improve safety of horse and rider. I loved the flexibility of doing the course online and would recommend this course to all equestrians of any discipline.”

Loretta Hrenyk, Rider and Coach
Red River Roping and Riding Arena (Prince Albert, SK)
Student, Horse Behaviour and Safety

Debbie Simpson“I think the Horse Care and Welfare course is a wonderful learning tool for ALL horse owners or potential owners. The Code of Practice contains valuable information regarding the welfare of all equines.”

Debbie Simpson, Competition Coach/Judge (Regina, SK)
Student, Horse Care and Welfare


“This online course is well presented and easy to follow with illustration portions and short quizzes making it a great way to remember the material. The instructor provides individual feedback and encourages group discussions to maintain engagement. I recommend this course for everyone involved with horses to gain a better understanding of their behaviour and how we can make safety our top priority.”

Pat Jacobson, Rider/Driver (Regina, SK)
Student, Horse Behaviour and Safety

Lifelong Learning – Your Responsibility

Each day, new scientific knowledge emerges on how to better care for horses. It is everyone’s responsibility to stay current on best health and welfare practices and industry standards.

Whether you work with performance horses or have a backyard pony, these short, flexible courses are for you! So, on behalf of our horses, we invite you to join our online community.

A knowledgeable horse industry is a strong industry.