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Three horses have tested positive for Equine Influenza at the World Equestrian Center

Equine Influenza at the World Equestrian Center

Three horses have tested positive for Equine Influenza at the World Equestrian Center (WEC) in Wilmington, Ohio. The veterinary clinic released the following statement on February 12th: The World Equestrian Center management has been made aware by horse show veterinarian Dr. Holly…

A positive result for Equine Infectious Anemia was confirmed by the CFIA for a horse located on a premises in Red Deer County, Alberta.

Equine Infectious Anemia Reported in Alberta

An Equine Infectious Anemia (EIA)-affected premises has been identified in the province of Alberta. On Feb. 6, 2019, a positive EIA result was confirmed by the CFIA’s national reference laboratory for a horse located on a premises in Red Deer…

Fort Erie Live Racing Consortium board of directors inducted Garry Possler and Stanley Fishman to serve in at large positions.

New Fort Erie Live Racing Consortium Board Members

The board of directors of the Fort Erie Live Racing Consortium (FELRC), met Friday, February 8, 2019 for two very important meetings. The first being a general meeting regarding governance matters. The revisions to the FELRC bylaws were necessary to…

UK Racing to Resume Tomorrow After Equine Influenza Scare

Horseracing in the UK will resume Wednesday amid enhanced biosecurity measures after being shut-down last Thursday by an equine influenza scare. The British Horseracing Authority announced late last night that, despite four positive tests being detected on Sunday from horses…

UK trainer criticizes stable hygiene as flu lockdown extended

A veteran UK racehorse trainer has criticised poor hygiene in racecourse stables, as the British Horseracing Authority cancelled all UK racing till at least Wednesday, February 13th in an effort to contain equine flu. The BHA has requested swabs from…

All British horse racing was shut shown as the industry scrambles to curtail equine flu.

UK Racing in Lock-down After Vaccinated Horses Catch Equine Flu

All British horse racing was shut shown today (Thursday) as the industry scrambles to curtail equine flu. Concerns have been heightened by news that the three racehorses testing positive to the virus had all been vaccinated. Six other vaccinated horses not…

David, Victoria and Jason Small will plead guilty to abuse charges in open court on March 5th.

Smalls’ Animal Cruelty Case Nears Resolution

The chickens may be coming home to roost for David Lee, Victoria and Jason Leroy Small, charged with multiple counts of permitting an animal to be in distress, failing to provide adequate food and failing to provide care necessary for…

On January 8, 2019, officers removed dozens of horses from Patricia Moore’s property. Photo courtesy of Brenda Belanger

Accused in Alberta Cruelty Case is No Stranger to the Courts

UPDATE: On February 4, 2019, Robert Hugh Cornell was also charged with regard to the Alberta SPCA investigation. He faces a total of 27 charges, with nine charges each of causing an animal to be in distress, failing to provide adequate…

The Jockey Club of Canada has announced the finalists for the 2018 Sovereign Awards, recognizing outstanding achievements in Canadian racing.

2018 Sovereign Award Finalists Announced

The Jockey Club of Canada is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2018 Sovereign Awards honouring Canada’s Champions and recognizing their outstanding achievements in Canadian Racing. The winners of the twelve horse categories and the five human categories will…

Equine Guelph Offers Free Online Courses for Ontario Racing Industry

Equine Guelph announces that an unprecedented seven online short courses developed by Equine Guelph will be offered for free to Ontario racing industry members beginning in February this year! AGCO license holders will be able to reap the benefits of…

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