International & National

An outrider horse suffered a lower front leg fracture during the ninth and final heat of the July 11th GMC Rangeland Derby chuckwagon races at the 2018 Calgary Stampede. The horse, owned by chuckwagon driver, Chad Harden, managed to finish the race. The rider came off on the third corner but was not injured.

Horses in Ethiopia are at risk from a fatal disease. With a horse population of about 2.8 million horses, Ethiopia is home to more than half the total number of horses on the African continent. More than one-third of the horses in some regions of Ethiopia are under threat from the devastating disease known as EZL.

Canadian Horse Journal and its veteran freelance writer, Margaret Evans, were recognized for editorial excellence during the American Horse Publications 2018 Equine Media Awards at The Hunt for Excellence Conference held in Hunt Valley, Maryland.

David Jones, DVM, chairman of Brooke USA, recognized and celebrated for global equitarian efforts.

Equine Guelph’s Horse Portal will be a hub of activity for teenagers this summer from July 23 to August 10 when the new Horse Behaviour & Safety online course is offered for the third time! Experiences will be shared in the online forum between like-minded horse-crazy youth while they are having fun learning about horse lingo and important tips to stay safe around horses.

Ride Television Network, Inc (RIDE TV) announced on June 12, 2018, that they have reached an agreement with TELUS to distribute the equestrian lifestyle channel to their customers. Ride TV is now available to TELUS Optik TV customers in British Columbia, Alberta, and Quebec.

The clip-clop of hooves on the streets of Old Montreal will soon be echoes of the past. The City of Montreal is moving to ban horse-drawn carriages as of 2020.

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