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Go to TheHorsePortal.ca/FirstResponders to learn more about Equine Guelph’s fire prevention and large animal rescue resources.

Fire Prevention, Large Animal Rescue Training for First Responders

The need for training in prevention and preparedness is highlighted with every media report of yet another horrific barn fire. Equine Guelph has announced it will be providing online resources on barn fire prevention and large animal rescue for all f

The results of a recent poll shows that two-thirds of Canadians are opposed to the slaughter and export of horses for human consumption.

Poll Shows Majority of Canadians Oppose Horse Slaughter

The findings of a Nanos Poll taken across Canada in June 2019 by Ottawa, ON lobbying firm, The Parliamentary Group, show that over two-thirds of Canadians say they are uncomfortable or somewhat uncomfortable with the export of horse meat from Canada

Poll Shows Majority of Canadians Oppose Horse Slaughter

The findings of a Nanos Poll taken across Canada in June 2019 by Ottawa, ON lobbying firm, The Parliamentary Group, show that over two-thirds of Canadians say they are uncomfortable or somewhat uncomfortable with the export of horse meat from Canada

Learn more about the Prevent All Soring Tactics (PAST) Act and the Animal Welfare Institute at awionline.org.

U.S. Passes Prevent All Soring Tactics (PAST) Act

In an important victory for Tennessee Walking Horses, the U.S. House of Representatives today passed the U.S. Senator Joseph D. Tydings Memorial Prevent All Soring Tactics (PAST) Act (H.R. 693) by a vote of 333–96. The PAST Act would end the cruel

U.S. Passes Prevent All Soring Tactics (PAST) Act

In an important victory for Tennessee Walking Horses, the U.S. House of Representatives today passed the U.S. Senator Joseph D. Tydings Memorial Prevent All Soring Tactics (PAST) Act (H.R. 693) by a vote of 333–96. The PAST Act would end the cruel

The Longines Global Champions Tour event that was scheduled to be held in the Old Port of Montreal this fall has been cancelled.

Longines Global Champions Tour Montreal Event Cancelled

The Longines Global Champions Tour event that was scheduled to be held in the Old Port of Montreal on September 19-22, 2019, has been cancelled. In a Facebook post the non-profit organization Le Tour des Champions de Montréal (TCM) stated they were

Tryon International Equestrian Center has announced the addition of the Blue Ridge Mountain Horse Trials to be held September 14-15, 2019.

All New Blue Ridge Mountain Horse Trials at TIEC

Tryon International Equestrian Center (TIEC) at Tryon Resort is pleased to announce the addition of the Blue Ridge Mountain Horse Trials at TIEC to the venue’s competition calendar, hosted September 14-15, 2019 and including two days of national co

There’s just one month to go until the 15th Annual International Equitation Science Conference takes place at the University of Guelph August 19 - 21, 2019.

Countdown to Equitation Science Conference is On!

It’s only a month now until the 15th Annual International Equitation Science Conference is here! Don’t miss out on this amazing opportunity to ‘Bring Science to the Stable’ by attending lectures, seminars, and hands-on workshops from worl

A total of six chuckwagon horses died during this year’s Calgary Stampede.

2019 Calgary Stampede Chuckwagon Deaths Total 6

A total of six chuckwagon horses died during this year’s Calgary Stampede. The first death occurred last Monday. Driver Troy Dorchester had one of his horses examined following a chuckwagon race for a “serious internal medical issue.” It was re

A total of 45 competitors from around the world will tackle the 11th annual Mongol Derby – the world’s longest horse race – this August.

45 Riders Will Contest the 11th Annual Mongol Derby

There are crazy things to do – and then there’s the Mongol Derby. Featured in the Guinness Book of Records as the world’s longest and toughest horse race, this is the 11th year that 45 men and women from the four corners of the earth will race