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10 Amazing Facts About the Equine Sense of Taste

The sciencey name for sense of taste is “gustation” from the Latin gustatio(n- ), from gustare ‘to taste,’ in case you want to use it in a crossword.

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Our Very Favourite Horse-Themed Books and Movies

Give the gift of imagination this holiday season with help from our staff and contributors, who have shared their picks for best horse books and movies.

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Canadian Sisters Take Cross-Country Horseback Adventure

Sisters Katie and Jewel Keca embarked on part two of their cross-Canada horseback ride in support of the Lions Foundation of Canada Dog Guides.

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What Does the Future Hold for the Sport of Eventing?

Horse Sport looks at the important issues facing the equestrian discipline of eventing, and what the sport might look like going forward.

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Canadian Lesley Grant-Law on Balancing her Eventful Life

Canadian eventer Lesley Grant-Law on unrealized dreams and unexpected changes of plan, and how she manages to balance riding and family life.

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How to Become a Professional Groom in the Horse Industry

Equestrian grooms Denise Moriarty and Meghan Button share behind the scenes advice on how to begin the journey to becoming a professional groom.

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Brighten Your Indoor Arena Riding Experience, Naturally

WeCover Structures Inc. makes custom-designed and built indoor riding arenas, with their innovative free-span fabric-panel and steel-truss roof system.

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Erynn Ballard on the State of Equestrian Coaching in Canada

Canadian equestrian Erynn Ballard shares her take on the state of coaching in Canada, and offers suggestions for how to improve the industry.

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Century Mile Brings Stability to Alberta Horse Racing Scene

In April, Century Mile opened its doors to reveal a new one-mile racetrack and casino, bringing stability to Alberta’s horse racing industry.

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Ontario Racing Protects Interests of Thoroughbred Breeders

John Hayes, chair of Ontario Racing, says OR wants to work with the CTHS and thoroughbred breeders for the betterment of the industry.