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Equine Canada Wants to Know Where Candidates Stand on Key Issues

Equine Canada is asking political candidates where they stand on key issues affecting the Canadian equestrian industry, including its riders, horses, breeders and all its association partners. The 10-point questionnaire has been distributed to all party leaders, former ministers of agriculture and sport, and associated critics. “Our questionnaire for 2011 federal election candidates reports  on […]
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Canadian Reining Committee Announces First Four Equine Canada Reining Officials

Following the Reining Judges’ Clinic on January 27-28 at the Equine Canada Convention, Canadian Reining Committee (CRC) pleased to announce four new reining judges in Canada. The clinic was the first one offered by Equine Canada to accredit judges for sanctioned reining competitions. The course educated future judges in the scoring system for reining as […]
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Equine Foundation of Canada Gives a New Dimension to Research

Thanks to the generous donation from the Equine Foundation of Canada, the Ontario Veterinary College will be upgrading their ultrasound equipment enabling 3-Dimensional imaging. Images generated by this unique equipment can be viewed and manipulated interactively. Measurements of anatomic and pathologic structures will be easier to obtain and more precise. This technology will be of […]
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Import Permits and USDA Health Certificates Will Continue to be Required for Equine Semen and Embryos from the United States for 2011

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency confirmed that import permits will continue to be required for the importation of semen and embryos from the U.S. into Canada during 2011. These import restrictions are a result of Contagious Equine Metritis (CEM) in the U.S. Canadians seeking timely information regarding import requirements are advised to use the CFIA’s […]
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Olds College and Equine Guelph Partner for New Western Recreational Rider Certificate

A recent agreement between Olds College and Equine Guelph, part of Ontario’s University of Guelph, has yielded the formation of a new Olds College certificate program. Beginning in July 2011, students will be able to enrol in the College’s new one-year Western Recreational Rider Certificate program. By completing two additional elective courses in that timeframe, […]
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Lisa Coulter is Number One in Both the FEI Reining Rankings and Standings

The Canadian Reining Committee (CRC) is pleased to announce that at the conclusion of the 2010 FEI Reining season Lisa Coulter of Princeton, BC, has earned the top spot on both the FEI Reining World Ranking and World Standings Lists. Riding Angels Mark, Bob Thompson’s eight-year-old paint gelding, Coulter topped the FEI Reining World Standings […]
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Equine Canada Export Market Development Seminars

The 2011 Equine Canada Annual Convention has been moved up a week this year, and the Breeds & Industry (B&I) Division Assembly, which will be held on the afternoon of Friday, January 28 and all day Saturday, January 29, includes an exciting lineup of seminars offered as part of the Equine Canada Export Marketing Development […]
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Horse Sport Nominated for Social Media Award

Horse Sport magazine has been nominated for an Equestrian Social Media Award by a marketing company in the UK called Abbeyview Equine. The award recognizes Horse Sport’s Facebook page in the category Best Use of Social Media by a Magazine. “This is a bit of an unexpected honour, as our Facebook campaign has only been […]
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Equine Canada Seeks a Program Coordinator — Equine Medications

Equine Canada is very pleased to announce that they are seeking an energetic, well organized professional to fill the newly created position of program coordinator—equine medications at the national office in Ottawa. Reporting to the chief operating officer, the program coordinator — equine medications will work closely with staff, volunteers, technicians and competition organizers to […]
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Horse Breeders & Owners Conference This Weekend

The annual Horse Breeders & Owners Conference taking place in Red Deer, Alberta, this weekend, and sponsored in part by the Horse Publications Group, boasts a stellar line-up of internationally known speakers on topics such as health, management, behaviour, training and competition. Just to name a few, regular Horse-Canada contributor, trainer Josh Nichol, will conduct a presentation […]