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CBC and Calgary Stampede Announce 5 Year Broadcast Agreement

Calgary, AB – CBC and the Calgary Stampede today announced a renewed broadcast agreement, to begin July 2011 and continue through 2015, with an option for additional coverage in 2016 and 2017. The agreement ensures that coverage of the world-renowned The Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth will continue to be seen on CBC Television, CBCSports.ca and […]
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New Concept in Horse Sales

Wetaskiwin, AB – After decades of breeding warmblood and sport horses, the owners of D&R Ranching in Wetaskiwin, AB, felt that their extensive herd was too large to manage along with operating a very busy veterinary practice. They needed a way to sell a large number of horses so they came up with a unique idea. […]
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Vétoquinol Voluntarily Expandes Recall of Longisil

Ottawa, ON – The Breeds & Industry Division of Equine Canada would like to inform all stakeholders that Health Canada is advising veterinarians, livestock producers and pet owners that Vétoquinol N.-A. has voluntarily expanded the December 2009 recall of the prescription veterinary drug Longisil (DIN 00461679) to include one new lot, due to an unusually […]
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The 4th Annual Al Humphrey Memorial Ride

Many fund raising rides have been held at Al’s Tack Shop over the past 35 years. For 2010, we will host the 4th Annual Al Humphrey Memorial Ride. Everyone is invited to participate. This annual ride is held to honour the memory of the man who started our tradition of fundraising rides for charity, and gave […]
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Mantracking: There’s nowhere to hide

The ultimate challenge of instinct, endurance and perseverance. Welcome to the true showdown; human endurance versus animal instincts. The Prey: A team of two will traverse 10km of rugged terrain; including forest, hills and rocks with only one objective – push your physical and mental abilities to their limits to elude trackers on horseback and […]
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Mantracking: There’s nowhere to hide

The ultimate challenge of instinct, endurance and perseverance. Welcome to the true showdown; human endurance versus animal instincts. The Prey: A team of two will traverse 10km of rugged terrain; including forest, hills and rocks with only one objective – push your physical and mental abilities to their limits to elude trackers on horseback and […]
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Agriculture Critic Moves to Ban Horse Meat for Human Consumption

Ottawa, ON – New Democrat Agriculture Critic, Alex Atamanenko (BC southern Interior) tabled a Private Members Bill (C-544) yesterday that would effectively shut down the slaughtering of horses for human consumption in Canada. “The fact is that drugs which are prohibited for use during the life of any animals destined for the human food supply are […]
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Presenting: 100 Reasons to Come to The 2010 Games

The countdown to the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games has reached 100 days to go… still looking for a good reason to go? We’ve got you covered. Here are the top 100 reasons to come to the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games. 100 reasons to come to the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian […]
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Guinness World Record Trail Ride

Austin, TX – The American Competitive Trail Horse Association (ACTHA) made horse riding history with the first ever Guinness World Records achievement for the Largest Trail Riding Competition on Sunday June 13, 2010. A total of 984 riders participated in the record breaking achievement that successfully raised over $69,000 for horse rescue programs across the […]
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Texas A&M Veterinary Researchers Achieve Cloning First

College Station, TX – Researchers at Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences have achieved another cloning first with the successful delivery of a foal using oocytes from a live mare, the first such clone in the world. The delivery of the foal highlights Texas A&M’s long tradition of leading science in equine reproduction, […]