International & National

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.

A Manitoba woman has not regained consciousness and remains in serious condition after a fall from a horse on Sunday, June 17, 2018.

Thanks to a team of University of Guelph researchers, we are one step closer to having a welfare assessment tool tailored for horses in Canada. The research team, headed by Cordelie DuBois and Katrina Merkies, recently designed and tested an on-farm welfare assessment tool.

The Horse Welfare Alliance of Canada has issued a position statement on the classification of equine as livestock. The statement maintains that consistent regulations and definitions regarding equine across Canada would improve the viability, impact, and understanding of the Canadian equine industry.



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