A world-first study reported on October 30, 2020 and led by the University of South Australia has found no evidence that whips used in horse racing benefit the jockey in any way — either in speed, safety or interference.

Innovative Front Line Heroes Program - Throughout Canada, therapeutic riding centres have been struggling to find ways to maintain their programs and provide vital services to their clients in the face of a multitude of challenges presented by COVID-19. As provinces undertake their phased approach to reopening and finding ways to cope with the pandemic, so too have therapeutic riding centres.

2021 and 2020-2021 Extended Memberships Now Available! Horse Council BC is pleased to announce that our extended memberships opened on September 1st this year. We will continue to offer the 2020 memberships, the extended memberships, and the 2021 memberships.

By Linda Hazelwood

A Fall Full of Education

Canadian Paralympian Lauren Barwick, a resident of Reddick, Florida, posted a string of spectacular high scores at the Tryon Fall Dressage 3 Concours Para Equestrian de Dressage International (CPEDI) 3*, held October 22-25, 2020, in Mill Spring, North Carolina (NC).

Radiographs have been found to be insufficient evidence for diagnosing Cervical Facet disease according to a research study by Dr. Judith Koenig and a team of researchers at the Ontario Veterinary College. In a video interview, Koenig explains some of the complexities of equine osteoarthritis and cervical facet disease.

Marking 100th Anniversary of Historic Race in Windsor, Ontario - Canadian Hose Racing Hall of Fame - In a special online event on October 12, 2020, exactly 100 years to the day after Man o’ War and Sir Barton competed in a match race at Windsor’s Kenilworth Park, the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame named Man o’ War its 2020 Legend Honouree. The announcement was the culmination of a week-long social media campaign celebrating the original “Big Red’s” monumental win, which placed an emphatic exclamation mark on his remarkable career.



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