Since ancient times, horse behaviour and the bond between horses and humans has been a source of intrigue and fascination. The horse lore that has accumulated over the centuries is a rich mix of both useful practice (approaching horses from their left side, making them slightly less reactive) and unsubstantiated myth, such as the one that chestnut horses are especially difficult to deal with.
Top-selling author, coach and athlete, Jec Ballou is living the dream at her training facility on the California coast. She works hard and knows there are no short cuts when it comes to fitness, training, and proper biomechanical movement. The most rewarding part of her job is when a horse starts moving well as a result of her training methods, which are free from force and rooted in an evidence-based approach. Equine Guelph’s Exercise Physiology online course was part of her journey.
When Equine Guelph launched its new Mare & Foal Care Tool, the How To videos received great feedback as tools to prepare owners for the expected and unexpected. The Mare & Foal Care Tool was designed and developed in partnership with PFERA, an equine reproductive biotechnology company, as a resource for horse owners and breeders.
We are deeply saddened to report that Katharine Morel of Fort Saskatchewan, AB, and her horse, Kerry On, died following an accident on course at the Rocking Horse Winter III Horse Trials in Altoona, FL, on February 29, 2020.
Lausanne (SUI), February 17, 2020 — Following concerns raised about Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) Jumping Events in France and Syria where Olympic and Longines Ranking points were on offer, the FEI has investigated events at both Villeneuve-Loubet (FRA) and Damascus (SYR).