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The Equine Science Diploma program at Olds College, Alberta, has been suspended for the Fall of 2020 intake. A statement on the Olds College website confirms that current students will not be impacted by the change.

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We are excited to present the album of Winners, Runners-up, and Honourable Mentions in our 2019 Celebration of Horses Photo Contest. Our sincere thanks to everyone who shared their special moments and memories with our readers, and to our super sponsor, CANADIAN SADDLERY.

December 5, 2019, Fargo, ND — An Alberta woman, who was trampled while moving horses at North Dakota University’s Equine Centre, has died as a result of her injuries. North Dakota media have reported that Kimberley Rae Elliott was kicked and trampled by a horse on Tuesday, December 3, 2019.

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Equine behavioural and physiological responses to rider weight increases - New research should help shed more light on how increased rider weight may affect a horse during exercise under saddle, looking at lower rider:horse weight ratios, which are more common for warmblood horses.

Are you interested in pursuing the calling of therapeutic equine-assisted activities? We are bringing together Canadian Therapeutic Riding Association (CanTRA) experts from a diversity of fields from across the country to meet together at Olds College, in Olds, Alberta, from May 29 to 31, 2020.

We had a wet Saturday and a sunny Sunday for the 2019 Multi-Discipline Team Challenge (formerly the Manitoba Equestrian Championships) at Manitoba Horse Council’s Equestrian Facility in Birds Hill Park, Winnipeg, on September 21 and 22. This year, we traded the East vs West format and created eight teams of nine riders — each with at least one rider representing one of the seven disciplines participating (Eventing, Western Dressage, Driving, Competitive Trail, Endurance and Hunter/Jumper).

2020 Memberships Now Available - Horse Council BC (HCBC) is the provincial organization for equestrian sport and recreation in the province. HCBC also represents the interests of the equine industry in all sectors throughout British Columbia and connects and strengthens the BC horse community.

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