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With many horses seeing their exercise schedules suddenly reduced or eliminated, questions have cropped up if this creates a higher risk of colic. Our National Code of Practice for the Care and Handling of Equines is clear: horses must have some form of exercise or turnout, unless under stall rest for medical reasons or severe environmental conditions make this temporarily impossible. Equine Guelph encourages concerned horse owners and care takers to assess their risk and adjust management practices, to help reduce their chance of colic using a free online healthcare tool: The Colic Risk Rater.

April 14, 2020 - Equestrian Canada (EC) is pleased to announce the 2019 National Award recipients, recognized for their impressive achievements and contributions to the growth and success of the Canadian equestrian community.

Ontario Racing is pleased to notify industry participants that – by application – horse people will have the opportunity to access certain purse funds that remain available under the Funding Agreement with Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG), as a result of the suspension of live racing in the province due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Sickness Prevention in Horses - Calculating Biosecurity Risks & Creating Action Plans - While many are at home for the next few weeks, this is an ideal time to learn online and develop your own action plan and backup arrangements.

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Equine Guelph Health Flash - Coronavirus (COVID-19) - The situation that we are currently facing world-wide not only impacts people but also our horses (and other animals) in our care.

March 25, 2020 - The Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) is to create a series of discipline-specific task forces to evaluate the impact on the FEI Calendar of the Covid-19 pandemic, which has resulted in multiple Event cancellations and the postponement of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games until 2021.

Federal prosecutors have arrested several veterinarians, trainers, and other horse racing professionals on charges relating to systematic, covert administration of illegal performance-enhancing drugs (PEDs) to racehorses in the U.S. and abroad, according to court documents released March 9.

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