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Emily Esterson Joins OpenEd as Instructor for Redeveloped Equine Journalism Course

Story by: Cameron Grant Bring your passion for writing to the equine industry this fall with the newly redeveloped online Equine Journalism course, taught by experienced journalist Emily Esterson. The 12-week University of Guelph course has been redesigned to provide students with the tools, techniques, and knowledge needed to develop compelling content, and will include…

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What to do About Ticks

Both people and their animals have been encountering more ticks and there is a real concern when it comes to the possibilities of contracting Lyme disease.   Dr. Luis Arroyo, researcher at the Ontario Veterinary College was involved in a study on the growing numbers of ticks in southeastern Canada and the risk factors to horses. …

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FREE Equine Business 101 Course for a Limited Time!

New Equine Facility Management Certificate offered by Equine Guelph Nothing compares to being greeted with nickers every morning, watching the herd peacefully graze, and sharing the strong horse/human bond with your customers.  Equine industry pros are a passionate and hard-working bunch, who consider themselves lucky to earn a living doing what they love.  Sadly, passion…

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Recent UofG Grad Joins Research to Improve Survival of Horses with Diarrhea and Critically Ill Foals

Dr. Diego Gomez completed his Ph.D. at the University of Guelph in 2017 under Dr. Scott Weese and Dr. Luis Arroyo working on infectious diseases.  With a keen interest to reduce mortality rates in critically ill horses, Gomez is now in the midst of three important studies – two involving fluid therapies for foals and…

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Equine Guelph Offers New Industry Certificate

Equine Guelph has announced it will offer a new Equine Emergency Preparedness Certificate. Requirements for the new certificate program include completion of two of Equine Guelph’s online short courses: Equine First Aid and Fire & Emergency Preparedness.  In recognition of Emergency Preparedness Week (May 2-8, 2021), a national event supported by Public Safety Canada, Equine…

The Healthy Horse: Understanding the Role of Equine Digestion & Nutrition Webinar

Take a journey through the horse’s digestive system in a free webinar April 14, 7pm-8:15pm EST.  Equine Guelph’s life size model of the digestive system will be featured so participants can identify what the entire tract looks like, how it works, and what this means for feeding horses. This  interactive webinar will help viewers understand strategies and…

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JobTrack Relaunched!

A Free service linking employers and job seekers in the Equine Industry  Equine Guelph has announced the reboot of JobTrack, its free online equine employment matching service.  Serving the Ontario horse community for nearly 20 years, JobTrack has been a popular job-matching service for thousands of employers and job seekers.  After undergoing many updates and upgrades for…

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The silver lining of COVID-19 for horse communities

Looking Back on the 2020 Equine Industry Symposium & Webinar Replays By Kaitlyn Graff, Equine Management student  Over the course of the last nine months, COVID-19 has proved to be challenging for everyone. People in the equine industry have faced significant hardship, isolation and financial impacts. These unforeseen circumstances provided an opportunity for horse enthusiasts…

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If You Build It, They Will Come….Or Will They?

By Tracy Dopko, BA, DipEqS There is an old saying, “How do you make a million dollars in the horse world? Start with two million.” Anyone who is active in the equine industry can definitely vouch for this statement. But why is this statement true? Why is the equine industry notorious for high-effort, low-profit? The…

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Learn practical nutrition tips with new Equine Guelph videos

Part 3 of the digestive journey coming to your screen Dec 2020! Why are forage and/or forage-based feeds or alternatives so important for a horse’s digestive system? If you subscribe to Equine Guelph’s monthly Enews, you will find out in part three of their three-part video series on equine digestion. Watch as we take what we’ve…

Ontario Horse Racing Online Courses Survey 2.0

You told us – We built it – What’s next? Guelph, ON – As the 2019-20 “Ontario Training Pilot Project for the Horse Racing Industry” draws to completion at year-end, Equine Guelph is launching a survey to hear from the industry, “How did we do? What do you want to learn next?” Equine Guelph is…

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Fuelling Wellness Symposium was a Hit

“Part one of a three-part video series” on digestion from Equine Guelph now available!   Equine and pet nutrition enthusiasts came together on August 15th, 2020 to learn more about nutrition topics from experts around the world at the virtual Fuelling Wellness Symposium, co-hosted by Equine Guelph and the Canadian Academy of Veterinary Nutrition.   The event was a great success…