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Somebeachsomewhere. Photo by Dave Landry

Famed Harness Racing Horse Somebeachsomewhere Dies

Nova Scotia’s most famous harness racing horse, Somebeachsomewhere, has died at the age of 13. The retired champion was undergoing treatment for stomach cancer. During his career, the stallion won 20 out of 21 starts, earning more than $3.3 million read more

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Don’t Miss the 2nd Equine Industry Symposium

The 2nd Equine Industry Symposium will take place at the Lifetime Learning Centre in the Ontario Veterinary College at the University of Guelph on February 10th from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The theme of this year’s symposium is Youth read more

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Ontario Equestrian Seeks Board Candidates

The Ontario Equestrian (OE) Board of Directors is seeking nominations to build a roster of potential board candidates to fill vacancies over the coming three years. All current adult members are eligible to seek nomination. The OE By-laws set out read more

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Equestrian Trails Planned for Alberta’s Cypress Hills Provincial Park

Alberta Parks has developed a Draft Mountain Biking Trail Design Plan and a Draft Equestrian & Cross-Country Ski Trails Master Plan for Cypress Hills Provincial Park, with advice and recommendations from local public and key stakeholders. The draft plans set read more

Ontario Equestrian RideON program

Ontario Equestrian Re-Introduces RideON Program

For Ontario Equestrian members who may have missed the introduction of their new RideON program, here’s a quick guide to participation. It’s easy, it’s fun, and you could win amazing prizes at the 2018 Royal Agricultural Winter Fair! How to read more

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Positive Case of Equine Infectious Anemia Confirmed in Alberta

Below are details pertaining to a newly identified EIA-affected premises in the province of Alberta. Please note that this information is in addition to what the CFIA already communicates to stakeholders which includes: Notification to the relevant provincial veterinary service read more

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Ontario Equestrian Donates to Research

Ontario Equestrian presented a cheque for over $28,000 to Equine Guelph, for research, as part of their new branding launch during the Ontario Equestrian (OE) Member Appreciation Party at the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair on November 7, 2017. Fulfilling the read more

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Roger L’Heureux Memorial Equine Award Winner

“I am thrilled to be picked as the recipient of the inaugural Roger L’Heureux Award,” said Standardbred groom, Cameron Lago. As the winner, Lago will receive two online courses through Equine Guelph valued at $549 each (certificates are available in Equine read more

Ontario SPCA’s Paws & Give™ 2017 Holiday Symbolic Giving Catalogue

Ontario SPCA Paws & Give Holiday Gifts

Equestrians holding a festive barn party or exchanging gifts with their riding friends this holiday season can help an abused, neglected or homeless horse by giving a gift from the Ontario SPCA’s Paws & Give™ 2017 Holiday Symbolic Giving Catalogue. read more

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Positive Case of Equine Infectious Anemia Confirmed in Quebec

On November 21, 2017, a positive Equine Infectious Anemia (EIA) result was confirmed by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency’s (CFIA) national reference laboratory for a horse on a premises in Havelock, Quebec. This animal had been sampled by an accredited read more

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