A Successful AGM & Exciting Developments Ahead!

Manitoba Horse Council (MHC) would like to greet new members to its Board of Directors, and welcome back returning Chairs.

At the MHC Annual General Meeting held virtually on April 16, 2021, twenty-seven Member Club representatives, eight current Board members, seventeen general members, six Board nominees, and four staff met to discuss the operations of the association, looking back over 2020 activities and forward through 2021.

During the early 1950s, Quarter Horses began their introduction into Canada’s west. The Canadian Quarter Horse Association (CQHA) was first formed in 1957 by inaugural president John G. Millar of Milestone, Saskatchewan with George M. Cheatham of Calgary, Alberta acting as vice president. The following year, Roy Ionson brought the first registered Quarter Horse to Ontario. Ionson, the founding president of the Ontario Quarter Horse Association, was also the first person from the province elected to the CQHA’s board of directors in 1961.

One of the most important aspects of training for any of the levels of CanTRA Instructor is that of mentoring. CanTRA has a longstanding tradition of mentoring and supporting candidates through the instructor certification process.

March Madness Equine Education Series, BC Summer Games 2022, Census 2021 is Coming This May

Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, passed away peacefully April 9, 2021, at Windsor Castle in England. His death, at the age of 99, was announced by Buckingham Palace.

Horse owners and caregivers can help research into the underlying causes of Pituitary Pars Intermedia Dysfunction (PPID) also known as Equine Cushing’s Disease, a condition common in older horses and ponies. Typical signs include a long curly hair coat and weight loss. The condition is associated with a range of problems, the most serious of which is laminitis.

Spread the SCIENCE! Not the Virus! Since 2010 the Vets with Horsepower team have been raising funds for charities in their own inimitable style - travelling the world on motorbikes and delivering high quality education to vets and owners. Last year’s trip fell victim to COVID-19. Not to be thwarted this year, they have planned a record-breaking marathon of COVID Protected Development (CPD) lectures on equine veterinary topics to be delivered over 25 hours non-stop on April 29, 2021.



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