Content tagged with "Equine Guelph"

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Ontario Large Animal Rescue Awareness Course

Meaford Fire Department Training Centre in Ontario is opening its doors once again, for intensive training on what to do in emergency situations involving large animals. Learn alongside first responders the best practices for successful rescue in these stressful and…

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Ontario Equestrian Helps Fund Equine Gut Health Studies

Ontario Equestrian has partnered with Equine Guelph to help fund research by Dr. Luis Arroyo and Dr. Scott Weese of the Ontario Veterinary College. Their studies involve the examination of manure and gut contents to establish a baseline for what constitutes a…

Researchers are studying whether soaking and steaming hay is able to reduce its non-structural carbohydrates, including water soluble carbohydrates.

Equine Guelph Studies the Effects of Soaking and Steaming Hay

Do you steam or soak your horse’s hay? If you don’t, you probably know someone that does. Soaking and steaming hay are two commonly used methods for managing hay, especially for horses with certain health conditions, like insulin resistance or…

(L to R) Paul Walker, GRAS President, Gayle Ecker, director, Equine Guelph and Jamie Martin, GRR Director Of Operations

40 Free Spots in Ontario Equine First Aid Workshop 

Equine Guelph has announced it will be offering a FREE hands-on equine first aid workshop facilitated by veterinarians for 40 Ontario horse industry participants. Thanks to a grant from Grand River Agricultural Society, horse racing track managers from Ontario, horse…


What are Macronutrients?

Macronutrients are the nutrients that are required in larger amounts in your horse’s diet. They include protein, fat and carbohydrates (non-structural carbohydrates and fibre). The sections below provide examples of dietary sources of each macronutrient, but remember that these sources…

Equine Anatomy artwork provided by Ruth Benns.

Register for A Guided Tour of Equine Anatomy

A Guided Tour of Equine Anatomy is a dissection workshop to understand equine anatomy first hand. Participants will have an opportunity to take part in a guided examination of the anatomy of a horse. An overview of the large muscle…

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Get Help Planning Your Horse’s Vaccination Schedule

Now more than ever, we are aware of disease outbreaks with strong lines of communication keeping us up to date. A pivotal part of your sickness prevention plan includes a vaccination program. Only vaccination can prevent death from certain diseases…

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Don’t Miss the 2nd Equine Industry Symposium

The 2nd Equine Industry Symposium will take place at the Lifetime Learning Centre in the Ontario Veterinary College at the University of Guelph on February 10th from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The theme of this year’s symposium is Youth…

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Ontario Equestrian Donates to Research

Ontario Equestrian presented a cheque for over $28,000 to Equine Guelph, for research, as part of their new branding launch during the Ontario Equestrian (OE) Member Appreciation Party at the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair on November 7, 2017. Fulfilling the…

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Fire Prevention: Combustible Clean-up

With cooler, darker days ahead – and more pressure on heating and lighting systems – the risk of barn fires increase. So, now is the time for your annual combustible clean-up! Combustibles are everywhere and unavoidable around the horse farm,…

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