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Loach and Qorry’s Olympic Debut starts with a bang

Colleen Loach of Dunham, QC, unfortunately did not have the opening act to her Olympic debut she had been envisioning. Aboard Qorry Blue d’Argouges, a 12-year-old Selle Francais gelding owned by fellow Canadian eventer Peter Barry, the 33-year-old from Dunham, …

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Jon Stewart Adopts ‘Paintball’ Lily

In March, the story of Lily, an emaciated senior horse who had been dumped at an auction in New Holland, Pennsylvania covered in paint splotches, made the rounds on social media. People were horrified by the state of the mare …

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Caird F. Wilson Graduate Scholarship

Established in memory of Caird Forest Wilson, a horse lover and supporter of equestrian events in Ontario, the Caird F. Wilson Graduate Scholarship consists of $16,800 payable over nine semesters. The recipient is chosen based on academic performance and proposed …

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EHV-1 at Saskatchewan Stable

A boarding stable near Saskatoon, Saskatchewan is under voluntary quarantine following a confirmed case of Equine Herpes Virus 1 (EHV-1).
According to the mare’s owner, Alyssa Gartner, the five-year-old Quarter Horse, Sunny, showed signs of instability – dragging her feet, …

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Barn Fire Kills Nine Horses

A barn fire in Norwich Township in southwestern Ontario has claimed the lives of nine horses.

The blaze occurred on the morning of February 27th. Oxford County OPP say it does not appear to be suspicious.

It has been reported …