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Equine Guelph Healthcare Tools for the Win!

One can go down many rabbit holes searching on the internet for horse health advice and Dr. Google is known to serve up many popular myths.  Over the years, Equine Guelph, the Centre for the horse at the University of Guelph has developed twelve free interactive online healthcare tools to help horse owners provide optimal…

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Horse Portal Opens Course to Youth for Free

Sickness Prevention for Horses Begins with You! We all cough into our elbow to try to keep our germs to ourselves and we stay at home when unwell, but what if you are a horse?  TheHorsePortal.ca course for Sickness Prevention in Horses is coming up faster than event season (and fly season)! For this March…

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Equine Guelph Drives Home Safety with Online Trailer Course

Planning on getting hitched in 2023?  Equine Guelph is rolling out a brand-new online course March 6 – 20 on TheHorsePortal.ca – Horse Trailer Safety (Part One). “WAY too many private horse owners tell me ‘they didn’t know’ after an incident with their horses and trailer/transport. Hauling horses is a serious responsibility,” says Dr. Rebecca…

Racehorse Gut Health & Ulcer/Colic Prevention Course Next in Winter Online Learning Series!

Equine Guelph has partnered with Ontario Racing, Standardbred Canada and Central Ontario Standardbred Association to offer three online courses in Winter of 2023 in priority healthcare areas of lameness, respiratory and gut health. Sponsored by Ontario Racing, the Racehorse Gut Health & Ulcer/Colic Prevention course  is the second course following hot on the heels of…

Equine Guelph talks Ulcers this February during Colic Prevention Education Month

Each February, Equine Guelph declares the month as Colic Prevention Education Month. The number one killer of horses, colic is a topic every horse owner wants to stay current on. Equine Guelph provides many ways for horse care takers to do just that with the Colic Risk Rater (www.TheHorsePortal.ca/ColicTool), a highly popular, free, online healthcare tool.  And…