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Government of Canada Helps Improve Animal Care Practices

Ottawa, ON – Equine Canada is pleased to announce that the Code of Practice for Horses will now be updated. This follows the Government of Canada’s announcement, made at the University of Guelph on April 30, 2010, of its investment in the further development of best-practices for livestock handling. “Taking care of the livestock is […]
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Pat Parelli to Host Demonstrations at WEG

Lexington, Ky. – As the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games approach, guests should not only be looking forward to the competition, but also to the multitude of equine entertainers and clinicians that will be a part of the 2010 Games Equine Village, September 25 – October 10 at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Ky. Among […]
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Horse-Canada Launches Online Videos

NEW! Starting May 1st, check out our new Online Video Series with industry expert Dr. Mike Pownall. Dr. Pownall will be demonstrating a wide variety of horse health topics from taking TPR to bandaging a hoof – and more! A new video is posted every two weeks. You can even submit your own questions for the […]
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Equine Canada’s Position on Alleged Abuse

Ottawa, Ontario — Equine Canada was notified on March 30, 2010, of allegations of abuse at two horse processing plants in Canada. While recognizing that no aspect of these allegations is confirmed, Equine Canada immediately contacted the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA), which is the federal government agency responsible for ensuring that humane practices are […]
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Quarter Horse Breeders and Trainers Invited to Become Pathway Mentors

Toronto, ON – The Ontario Quarter Horse Racing Industry Development Program is inviting licensed Quarter Horse breeders and trainers to sign up as Pathway Mentors for the Pathway to Employment and Education Program. Pathway Mentors are eligible for a wage subsidy attached to Pathway Students hired from the two-day Groom One Orientation session being held […]
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Ontario Quarter Horse Racing Industry Development Program

Minor program administrative adjustments have been made to the Program Criteria for 2010, to open up more opportunities for participants. Princess Bonus payout now extends for future years Current requirements state that a person who holds a Princess Bonus Certificate must use it within 5 years of it having been earned. A number of inquiries […]
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Animal Awareness Releases New iPhone App

Wellington, FL – Animal Awareness is pleased to announce that its new iPhone App is now available at the iTunes store. This new app will offer many of the exciting features that are currently included on the Animal Awareness website, and will allow users to customize information specifically for their pet. Animal Awareness is an exciting […]
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Horse Week 2010

Ottawa, ON – Equine Canada is pleased to announce that Horse Week 2010 will begin Saturday May 29, 2010 and run until Sunday June 6, 2010.   Horse Week is held annually to promote and celebrate Canada’s thriving horse industry.  A wide range of activities are held across the country, including trail rides, horse shows, […]
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Budget Approved for Participants in Ontario Traceability Pilot Project

Equine Canada has announced that the budget allocation to offset the costs for people participating in the Ontario Traceability Pilot Project has been finalized. Participants who comply with the project’s criteria are eligible to receive approximately $2,400 for their participation over a twelve week period, including: • $50 for travel costs to attend the orientation […]