Articles - Equine Canada

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2016 EC Equine Welfare & Medications Rule Changes 

The health and welfare of horses and ponies at Equine Canada (EC) competitions is of utmost importance.All EC rule books are amended on an annual basis,

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Proposed EIA Risk Management Strategy

Equine Canada (EC) would like to advise all stakeholders that the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is seeking input on a proposed strategy for future Equine Infectious Anemia (EIA) control in Canada. The deadline for comments is June 1st. Equin

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Western Trail Riding and Tourism Certification Program Postponed

Upon evaluation of the successful inaugural Trail Riding and Tourism Program pilot held in eastern Canada this summer, Equine Canada is temporarily postponing the second event to integrate insights gained by conducting the first pilot and will re-lau

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EC Encourages Owners Test for Equine Infectious Anemia

Equine Canada’s Health and Welfare Committee would like to remind Canadian horse owners that Equine Infectious Anemia (EIA) is a potentially fatal viral disease that is constantly present, to some degree, in the Canadian equine population.  All in

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Equine Canada Settles with Provinces

The Joint Steering Committee (JSC), comprised of representatives of Equine Canada, provinces/territories participating in Equine Canada programs, and non-participating provinces and territories, has concluded negotiations and has reached agreement on

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Equine Training & Certification Survey

Equine Canada is conducting a survey to gain a better understanding of the recreational riding community’s interest in educational and certification programs. The information gathered will help to streamline and prioritize EC programs, tailorin

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Vote on Revised Equine Canada Bylaws

Equine Canada has revised its Bylaws and is calling on its membership to review and vote on the proposed 29 draft amendments. To read the revised draft Bylaws, and to learn more on how and when you can participate in the voting, on-line or in person,

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Proposed 2014 Equine Canada Rule Changes

It is the right of every member of Equine Canada (EC) to propose amendments to the rules, subject to the current policies, procedures and schedules.

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Input to Canada’s New Equine Code of Practice — Stakeholders Urged to Complete Second Survey

The National Farm Animal Care Council (NFACC) is conducting a second survey to gain further stakeholder input as it revises Canada’s official Equine Code of Practice which serves as our national understanding of equine care requirements and recomme

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Take Second Equine Code of Practice Survey

The National Farm Animal Care Council (NFACC) is conducting a second survey to gain further stakeholder input as it revises Canada’s official Equine Code of Practice which serves as our national understanding of equine care requirements and recomme