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Our entire nation will be celebrating 150 years of confederation in 2017, but for Canada’s horse racing industry, this year represents an even bigger anniversary, the 250th Anniversary of our great sport in this great land.

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Many horse owners and equine veterinarians find themselves facing a difficult decision when it comes to treating a horse surgically for colic, with concerns including postoperative performance and expense. Now, a recently published study funded by Morris Animal Foundation shows that colic surgery results in overwhelmingly positive outcomes for both horses and owners…

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A new research study published online on March 31, 2017, in Journal of Archaeological Science, indicates that nomadic horse culture in Mongolia can trace its roots to the eastern Eurasian Steppes more than 3,000 years ago, an area that is now the territory of modern Mongolia…

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Photo: Domestic horses in contemporary Mongolia. Photo credit: P. Enkhtuvshin

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Continuous droughts and ongoing internal warfare in Afghanistan make it a challenging country for animal charities to accomplish much. However, since 2008, Brooke, the world’s largest international equine welfare charity, has been committed to helping the country's 1.7 million working horses and donkeys with a primary focus on improving animal welfare through changes in human behavior.

Three annual scholarships will be distributed in 2017. Preference will be given to eligible, full-time, post-secondary students whose studies have emphasis on the horse, agriculture, agri-business or equine veterinary medicine.  

For 2017, the three scholarship awards offered are:

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It’s foaling time! Have you ever wondered what exactly is going on inside your mare during labour and delivery? And what happens when a mare needs a caesarean section? All your questions will be answered when you view this fascinating FOALinMARE video

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Painter Felice House created her series, Re-Western, as a reimagining of favourite Western movies, in response to her frustration at the gender division typically seen in Western films. In her work, the accomplished figurative painter features female leads in the roles traditionally filled by male cowboys such as Clint Eastwood and John Wayne.

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