News: Horse Canada

4-H Canada has announced that the Farm Credit Canada 4-H Club Fund has provided $114,250 to 233 clubs across Canada to support activities and local events.

Farm Credit Canada Donates $114,250 to 4-H Canada

4-H Canada is proud to announce that the Farm Credit Canada (FCC) 4-H Club Fund has provided $114,250 to 233 clubs across Canada to support various activities and local events. The Club Fund is part of FCC’s $250,000 annual commitment…

The Ontario Equestrian Member Equine Research Fund raised over $30,000 in 2018.

Ontario Equestrian Research Fund Raises Over $30,000 in 2018

Ontario Equestrian and its members are helping strengthen research programs aimed at improving health and welfare of horses. With $1.50 per OE membership allocated to the Ontario Equestrian Member Equine Research Fund, this year’s cheque presented at the Royal Agricultural…

The Ontario Provincial Police and Ontario SPCA have opened an investigation into the condition of horses on a Waterford, Ontario farm. Photo: Facebook/Natalie Tupper

Suspected Animal Neglect Investigation Underway at Ontario Farm

UPDATE (DEC 4, 2018): OSPCA agent Rachel Vandenkroonenberg made a video statement, posted on the OSPCA’s Facebook page on December 3, 2018. “We’d like to thank you for expressing your support for the horses involved in the investigation in Norfolk…

A positive Equine Infectious Anemia (EIA) result has been as confirmed for a horse on a premises in the County of Athabasca, Alberta.

Equine Infectious Anemia Found in Alberta

On Nov. 21, 2018, a positive Equine Infectious Anemia (EIA) result was confirmed by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) national reference laboratory for a horse on a premises in the County of Athabasca, Alberta. The horse had been sampled by…

Bayer Crop Science Canada extends their support of 4-H Canada to help develop the next generation of leaders in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math.

Bayer and 4-H Canada Focus on Engaging Youth 

4-H Canada is pleased to announce the renewal of the successful partnership that will see founding Science & Technology pillar partner Bayer Crop Science Canada extend their support of 4-H Canada and develop the next generation of leaders in Science,…

Taking part in the announcement at the University of Calgary were, from left: Faculty of Veterinary Medicine Dean Baljit Singh, Provost Dru Marshall, Minister of Advanced Education Marlin Schmidt, student Elizabeth Riddett and President Elizabeth Cannon.

More Funding for Alberta Vets

The Alberta government is investing $7.2 million in the University of Calgary Faculty of Veterinary Medicine to help meet the increasing demand for veterinarians across the province. Starting in 2020, and continuing for the following three years, UCVM’s Doctor of…

Team USA’s youngest rider, 18-year-old Cade McCutcheon, laid down an impressive performance aboard Custom Made Gun, a 7-year-old stallion at the FEI World Equestrian Games™ Tryon 2018. Photo by FEI/Liz Gregg

AQHA and NRHA Respond to FEI’s Reining Decision

The U.S. lead bodies in reining both say they wish to continue a relationship with the FEI, following its decision to terminate the cooperation agreement formalized in 2014. In separate statements issued yesterday, the National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) and…

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Temple Grandin Equine Center Awarded $50,000

Horses and Humans Research Foundation awarded a $50,000 grant to the Temple Grandin Equine Center, Colorado State University to research The Feasibility, Acceptability, and Preliminary Efficacy of a Manualized Equine-assisted Occupational Therapy Intervention for Children with Autism. This research study…

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Guelph Student to Study Leaky Gut in Horses

The University of Guelph has become a Canadian hub for gut health research in horses, and PhD student Shannon Stanley is eager to add to this research with her upcoming work. Shannon, who started her PhD in the Animal Biosciences…

Toronto Police Service mounted officer Jeff Dale took first place in the obstacle course at the 2018 North American Police Equestrian Championships. Photo by Joann K. Long/Gentle Dove Farm

Putting Mounted Officers to the Test

Canadian mounted police officers and their valiant steeds represented the country well at the 2018 North American Police Equestrian Championships, in Hamburg, New York. The annual event is designed to provide an opportunity for officers and their horses to put…

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