The second annual University of Guelph Equine Industry Symposium was hosted on Saturday, February 10, 2018, where more than 200 industry professionals joined to discuss “Joining Forces on Youth Engagement – Recruitment, Retention, Succession.”

Speakers included:

  • Akaash Maharaj
  • Malcolm Campbell, University of Guelph
  • Heather Ramey
  • Jenny Mayer, Agscape
  • Kim Leffley, Canadian Pony Club
  • Pam Coburn, Ontario Equestrian
  • David Reynolds, INAC Services
  • Gayle Ecker, Equine Guelph

Download a full PDF summary of the symposium here. To view slides from the symposium presentations, please contact Prof. Katrina Merkies at