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Dr. Kendra Coulter speaks on Animal Welfare in Ontario

“Continuity and change in animal protection work and policy” was the topic presented by Dr. Kendra Coulter at the University of Guelph on January 22, 2020. Coulter is the Chair of the Department of Labour Studies at Brock University and holds the

Discover Your Future in the Equine Industry at Equine Career Night

Equine Career Night is a chance for equine enthusiasts of all ages to explore what career opportunities are available in the equine industry. The Bachelor of Bio-Resource Management equine event management class will host a number of exhibitors from

Horses will open their mouth to escape bit pain, but this can then impair their breathing

Animal welfare expert discusses bits and breathing in horses

Bits and breathing. Both words start with the letter “b”, and most might assume their relationship ends there. But Dr. David Mellor, a leading animal welfare expert at Massey University in New Zealand, believes there is more to the story, especia

Texas university seeks to produce reliable data on CBD effects in equines

Texas university seeks to produce reliable data on CBD effects in equines

Using CBD to treat horses with arthritis or anxiety has become mainstream. But does it work? Researchers at Tarleton State University’s Equine Center (part of the Texas A&M University System) are looking into that right now in a unique study th

Temple Grandin, Colorado State University’s famed professor of animal sciences and autism advocate, speaks at the groundbreaking for the Temple Grandin Equine Center in Fort Collins. (Grace Branaugh/Colorado State University Photography)

Colorado State U. breaks ground on Temple Grandin Equine Center

On February 10th, Colorado State University (CSU) broke ground on the Temple Grandin Equine Center, a new facility honouring its equally ground-breaking professor, Dr. Temple Grandin. The 40,000-square-foot Equine Center, which will cost $5 million t

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Once Bitten, Twice Shy? Not necessarily, according to survey

In 2015, Lara Genik and Dr. C. Meghan McMurtry from the University of Guelph’s Department of Psychology conducted a survey at the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair, looking into the prevalence and impact of less studied painful incidents among childre

Equine Guelph’s Mare & Foal Care Tool a valuable resource

When Equine Guelph launched its new “Mare & Foal Care Tool”, the “how to” videos received great feedback as tools to prepare owners for the expected and unexpected. The Mare & Foal Care Tool was designed and developed in partnership w

Top tips for finding your perfect equine match

Equine Guelph’s Top Tips for Finding your Perfect Equine Partner

Great partners make one another shine. You look forward to spending time together and you bring out the best in one another. There is a bond and communication that transcends words. Finding that great partner is most often the result of building a gr

A series on the History channel, called The Wild Ones, features the Qayus, a breed of wild horse in B.C., and the Xeni Gwet’in people who watch over them.

B.C. Wild Horses Featured in The Wild Ones T.V. Series

The Wild Ones is a new television series featuring the Qayus, a breed of wild horse surviving in the Cariboo area of British Columbia, and the Xeni Gwet’in people who watch over them. The show premiered in January and will run for 10 episodes, on t

New Series and Summits Initiative being introduced by EC in 2020

Equestrian Canada (EC) is pleased to announce a new engagement events initiative structured around hosting series and summits on alternating years to provide increased value and meaningful development opportunities to stakeholders. Following a pilot