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EC Update on the Canadian Equine Identification Program

The development of the Canadian Equine Identification Program is well underway and Canadian equine industry members can continue offering feedback.

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Beware of Toxic Blister Beetles in Your Horse’s Alfalfa Hay

Blister beetles contain a toxin that can make horses sick and even kill them, so it’s very important to inspect your hay for them before feeding it.

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Hamilton Mounted Police get refresher course in Large Animal Rescue

After taking a large animal rescue course with Equine Guelph, the Hamilton Mounted Police have been proactively enrolling their officers in retraining.

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EHV-1 Leads to Two Cases of Equine Abortion in Ontario

Two mares experienced abortions in their 10th month of pregnancy due to EHV-1 infection at a farm in Simcoe County, which is now under quarantine.

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Horse Canada Magazine Goes Digital Only in 2020

With the start of the new decade, Horse Canada is evolving to better meet our readers’ needs, with more modern and timely digital delivery.

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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.