Articles - Horse-Canada

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The Role of Tradition vs Science in Handling Horses

A group of researchers from Australia recently conducted a study to investigate human interactions with horses, looking at tradition vs science.

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The Annual Gobi Desert Cup Kicks Off Next Week

The annual Gobi Desert Cup will be held from August 28 to September 6. Find out which riders from around the world are set take on the challenge.

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Calgary Vet Students Care for Tsuut’ina and Siksika First Nations Horses

Equine veterinary students from the University of Calgary are now doing rotations at the Tsuut’ina and Siksika First Nations, just outside the city.

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Vesicular Stomatitis Cases Reported in the United States

Vesicular Stomatitis has been reported in the U.S. Find out which restrictions are being imposed on horses being imported or returning from the U.S.

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Thoroughbreds Needed for Superficial Digital Flexor Tendinitis Study

The University of Guelph is seeking Thoroughbred racehorses that have been diagnosed with front limb superficial digital flexor tendinitis, for a study.

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Fire Prevention, Large Animal Rescue Training for First Responders

Equine Guelph has developed an excellent set of resources and facilitates training on fire prevention and large animal rescue for first responders.

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Poll Shows Majority of Canadians Oppose Horse Slaughter

The results of a recent poll show that two-thirds of Canadians are opposed to the slaughter and export of horses for human consumption.

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U.S. Passes Prevent All Soring Tactics (PAST) Act

In an important victory for Tennessee Walking Horses, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Prevent All Soring Tactics (PAST) Act.

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45 Riders Will Contest the 11th Annual Mongol Derby

A total of 45 competitors from around the world will tackle the 11th annual Mongol Derby – the world’s longest horse race – this August.

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Intercity Insurance Is Now Known as CapriCMW Insurance Services Ltd.

Intercity Insurance Services Inc., a national leader in equine insurance and risk management announced its name change to CapriCMW Insurance Services Ltd.