A new animal rights group, called Ontario called Animal Welfare Watch, launched December 17, 2018 at a public meeting in Hagersville, ON.
Saddlery may no longer be recognized by the Ontario College of Trades by July 2019. This means no formal training, certification or oversight.
A positive case of Equine Infectious Anemia (EIA) has been confirmed by the CFIA for two horses on a premises in Cariboo Sub. B., British Columbia.
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.
Ontario Equestrian is helping strengthen programs aimed at improving health and welfare of horses, with the Ontario Equestrian Member Equine Research Fund.
The Ontario Provincial Police and Ontario SPCA have opened an investigation into the condition of horses on a Waterford, Ontario farm.
On Nov. 21, 2018, a positive Equine Infectious Anemia (EIA) result was confirmed by the CFIA for a horse on a premises in the County of Athabasca, Alberta.
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.
The Alberta government is investing $7.2 million in the University of Calgary Faculty of Veterinary Medicine to help meet the increasing demand for vets.
The AQHA and NRHA both say they wish to continue a relationship with the FEI, following its decision to terminate the cooperation agreement.
The Temple Grandin Equine Center has been awarded a $50,000 grant to research equine-assisted occupational therapy for children with Autism.
Shannon Stanley, a PhD student at the University of Guelph, is doing a study on any potential relationships between nutrition and leaky gut in horses.
Canadian mounted police officers and their valiant steeds represented the country well at the 2018 North American Police Equestrian Championships.
On November 4, 2018, officers from the Montreal SPCA responded to a call about a carriage horse who had collapsed and died in Old Montreal.
The Ontario SPCA is honouring the wartime contributions of animals with a commemorative pin, donating part of the proceeds to the Royal Canadian Legion.