Equine Canada

Education and Development at EC Convention

Equine Canada is thrilled to announce an exciting line-up of top quality educational and development opportunities for equestrians, taking place at the 2016 EC Annual Convention in Montreal, QC from April 20-24. The 2016 EC Annual Convention will host a wide range of coaching workshops and officials clinics, open not only to current and aspiring […]

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. Equine Infectious Anemia (EIA, Swamp Fever) is a persistent and incurable viral disease of equines (i.e. […]

Horse Experience 2015 Online

The Horse Experience 2015 team is pleased to announce that our website is now live! Visit www.horseexperience.ca to view a calendar of exciting events, from a Standardbred Racing Dinner and Tour to an exclusive Movie Night featuring the award winning documentary THE POWER OF 2 ON THE ROAD TO GOLD. Watch for more and more […]

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, tailoring them to the needs of recreational riders. Click here to take the survey.

Government of Canada and Partners to Develop National Farm-Level Biosecurity Standard

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is working with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC), Equine Canada and partner organizations to develop a farm-level biosecurity standard that will help protect Canada’s equine industry from animal diseases. A national Equine Biosecurity Advisory Committee has been established to develop this voluntary standard which will provide a common approach […]

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-launch the program in western Canada shortly. We thank those who expressed their interest in the Alberta event […]

Trail Riding and Tourism Certification Program Headed West

Fresh off the heels of the highly successful pilot launch delivered in Eastern Canada at the Broadleaf Guest Ranch, Equine Canada is thrilled to be able to announce another joint venture, this time in Canada’s west, with Holiday on Horseback who will host the next Trail riding and Tourism Certification program pilot evaluation. For 52 […]

Equine Canada Responds to Bill C-571

The Canadian Horse Defence Coalition revealed, the content of a letter sent from Equine Canada to MP Alex Atamanenko, author of the Bill C-571