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Learn How to Assess Lameness in Horses with Free Online Tool

Equine Guelph’s Lameness Lab tool provides interactive activities to help you learn the causes of lameness in horses as well as how to assess lameness.

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Positive Case of Equine Infectious Anemia Reported In B.C.

A case of Equine Infectious Anemia was confirmed on May 29th by the CFIA national reference laboratory for a horse in Squamish-Lillooet, British Columbia.

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New Study Indicates Zebra Stripes Regulate Body Temperature

New research indicates that zebras' stripes are used to control body temperature, and reveals a new mechanism for how this may be achieved.

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When Will it Be Legal to Use CBD for Horses in Canada?

Products containing cannabis, commonly referred to as CBD, are now on the market which claim to have therapeutic benefits for horses. But are they legal?

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Veterinary Products Containing Gentian Violet Pose Cancer Risk

Health Canada has found that exposure to human health products and veterinary drugs containing gentian violet may increase the risk of cancer.

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Equine Herpesvirus Myeloencephalopathy Outbreak in Saskatchewan

An outbreak of equine herpesvirus myeloencephalopathy (EHM), also known as neurotropic equine herpes virus -1 (nEHV-1), has been reported in Saskatchewan.