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Animal welfare expert discusses bits and breathing in horses

Dr. David Mellor, a leading animal welfare expert, looks at how bit use can impact equine breathing during exercise and what this means for equine welfare.

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Texas university seeks to produce reliable data on CBD effects in equines

Researchers at Tarleton State University’s Equine Center are looking into whether using CBD to treat horses with arthritis or anxiety actually works.

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Colorado State U. breaks ground on Temple Grandin Equine Center

Colorado State University has broken ground on the Temple Grandin Equine Center, a facility named for its equally ground-breaking professor, Temple Grandin.

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Once Bitten, Twice Shy? Not necessarily, according to survey

Researchers from U of Guelph conducted a survey at the 2019 Royal looking into the impact of painful incidents among children handling and riding horses.

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Equine Guelph’s Mare & Foal Care Tool a valuable resource

When Equine Guelph launched its new Mare & Foal Care Tool, the “how to” videos received great feedback for preparing owners for the expected and unexpected.

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Equine Guelph’s Top Tips for Finding your Perfect Equine Partner

A retired racehorse may be a great choice for an experienced eventer, but is not the right fit for everyone. How do you find your perfect match?

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B.C. Wild Horses Featured in The Wild Ones T.V. Series

A series on the History channel, called The Wild Ones, features the Qayus, a breed of wild horse in B.C., and the Xeni Gwet’in people who watch over them.

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New Series and Summits Initiative being introduced by EC in 2020

Equestrian Canada has announced a new engagement events initiative structured around hosting series and summits on alternating years.

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Save the Date for the Canadian Animal Law Conference

Mark your calendar! The second annual Canadian Animal Law Conference will take place in Toronto, Ontario, from September 11-13, 2020.

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Nominations now open for Equestrian Canada National Awards

Nominations are officially open for the EC National Awards, celebrating the impressive achievements of individuals, equines and organizations.