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Nominations for EC Board of Directors Still Being Accepted

Equestrian Canada would like to remind the community that nominations for the 2019 EC Board of Directors will be accepted until May 15, 2019.

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New EC Equine Medication Control Rules for 2019

See changes and updates to Equestrian Canada’s Equine Medication Control rules for 2019, and get additional guidelines for EC Sport License Holders.

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Another Case of Equine Infectious Anemia in Saskatchewan

A positive Equine Infectious Anemia result was confirmed for a horse located on a premises in the rural municipality of Lakeview, SK.

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Equine Herpes Myeloencephalopathy Confirmed in Ontario

A horse stabled at a facility in York Region has been diagnosed with equine herpes myeloencephalopathy (EHM) due to equine herpes virus-1 (EHV-1).

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Montreal Carriage Owners Offered Compensation for Horses

The Montreal SPCA has partnered with the City of Montreal to provide assistance to horse-drawn carriage owners when the industry becomes illegal in December

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More Alberta Horses Test Positive for Equine Infectious Anemia

Two horses, with no clinical signs of the disease, tested positive for Equine Infectious Anemia on a farm in Clear Hills County, Alberta.

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Prevent All Soring Tactics Act Re-introduced in the U.S.

U.S. Senators have re-introduced the Prevent All Soring Tactics Act, which would amend the Horse Protection Act of 1970 and end the practice of soring.

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A Positive Case of Strangles Has Been Reported in New Brunswick

The Equine Disease Communication Center has reported a positive case of Strangles in New Brunswick. The premises is now under quarantine as a result.

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16 Ways Equine Assisted Therapy is an Effective Intervention

Here are 16 different ways equine assisted therapy can be beneficial for people suffering from a variety of mental health issues.

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New Ontario Animal Cruelty Investigations Report Released

Animal cruelty enforcement expert Kendra Coulter has released a new report: A More Humane and Safer Ontario: The Future of Animal Cruelty Investigations.