Equine Guelph

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First Annual Equine Research Night

On March 3, 2016, the University of Guelph’s Bachelor of Bio-Resource Management (BBRM) Equine Major students, in partnership with Equine Guelph, hosted the first annual Equine Research Night.

This inaugural event featured presentations about some of the equine industry’s hot …

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Fire Safety Tips from Equine Guelph

A number of tragic barn fires in Ontario recently have initiated discussion surrounding fire prevention and safety on farms.

Gayle Ecker, director of Equine Guelph, has been interviewed by a number of media outlets for tips and advice surrounding safety …

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World Horse Welfare Conference

Equine Guelph’s year of “Full-Circle-Responsibility” welfare campaign, ended with a wonderful journey. Gayle Ecker was an invited guest to the World Horse Welfare conference in England! Presentations from this invitation only event can be viewed on the World Horse Welfare …

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The Impact of Impact on Bone Health

Ontario Veterinary College, graduate student, Cristin McCarty is no stranger to joint health issues having to work through her own athletic injuries from rowing. As an avid rider since age 5, McCarty bought an ex-racehorse in her early teens for …

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Equine Foundation Donation to aid in Lameness Evaluation

The Equine Foundation of Canada has contributed $16,000 to Equine Guelph. This donation covers 80 per cent of the purchase price of an Equinosis Lameness Locator®, which will benefit both research projects and education by providing an objective method of …

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Gayle Ecker is Equine Industry Vision Award Finalist

Gayle Ecker, director of Equine Guelph, has been selected as one of four finalists for the prestigious Equine Industry Vision Award for 2015. Intended to recognize innovation, leadership and service in North America, the Equine Industry Vision Award, sponsored by …

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Equine Guelph Wants to Know: How Do You Stay in the Know?

Equine Guelph and the University of Guelph are conducting a study on the awareness of current research among members of Ontario’s horse industry. The study aims to measure who in the

equine industry is accessing University of Guelph research, how …

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Awareness Training for Large Animal Rescue

Always Expect the Unexpected

Last month, Equine Guelph kicked off its series of emergency response rescue courses with a reception attended by over 50 key stakeholders, including a lecture by special guest, Dr. Rebecca Gimenez. In addition to the reception, …

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Equine Guelph Research Survey

Equine Guelph and the University of Guelph are conducting a study on the awareness of current research among members of Ontario’s horse industry – the study aims to measure who in the equine industry is accessing University of Guelph research, …

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Equine Guelph Offers Growth and Development Online Course

When it comes to breeding the importance of sound management and health practices play a key role in building a solid foundation toward a horse’s future. Equine Guelph is pleased to offer its newly updated “Growth and Development” online course …

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Protect Your Horse from Hazards on the Farm

Often times, horse owners feel their beloved equines are simply a magnet for injuries. Being accident prone just seems to be in their nature, most times brought on by their instinctive fight-or-flight response, their need to establish herd hierarchy, and …

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Equine Emergency Preparedness and Large Animal Rescue Training

Emergencies involving horses and other large animals can happen any time, anywhere. Whether it’s an overturned trailer on the highway, a horse stuck in the mud or rescuing animals from a barn fire, learning how to prevent equine emergencies and …