The Alberta government is investing in the University of Calgary Faculty of Veterinary Medicine (UCVM) to help meet the increasing demand for veterinarians across the province.

September 6-9, 2018 - The Glow Slot, 4D & Charity Barrel Racing Event is Canada’s largest annual barrel racing event of its kind. British Columbia’s first-ever 100% payback, 4D Equal Payout Slot Race offers 250 slots for $250 each to barrel racers from all over BC, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Washington, Oregon, and Montana the chance to run for $62,500. Plus, over $120,000 in prizes, awards and vouchers are up for grabs.

The evening of Tuesday, August 14, 2018, a group of enthusiastic equestrians gathered at the Krause Berry Farm & Estate Winery in Langley, BC, for a special evening of equine education. Thanks to HCBC’s partnership with Otter Co-Op, equine nutritionist Ken Wilkinson and Brad Hannah were on hand to share their expertise and provide almost more information than the evening event could handle. The topics of Equine Metabolic Syndrome and Hay Analysis are so broad, we definitely could have filled an entire day on these topics rather than just an evening.

Meaford Fire Department Training Centre in Ontario is opening its doors once again for intensive training on what to do in emergency situations involving large animals. Learn alongside first responders the best practices for successful rescue in these stressful and potentially life-threatening situations. Registration is now open to all (must be at least 18 years of age) for the next offering of Equine Guelph’s Large Animal Rescue Awareness/Operational Training to be held October 12 (evening), 13 and 14, 2018.

The Erin Agricultural Society is pleased to announce the inaugural Erin Fair Heritage Horse Hall of Fame, presented by the Erin Fair Equine Tent Committee. The Erin Fair Horse Hall of Fame will recognize and celebrate people and horses in Erin who have made an outstanding contribution to our community. Each year, beginning in 2018, one horse, individual, or group will be honoured at a special ceremony in the Equine Tent at the Erin Fair.

Circle F Horse Rescue is a not-for-profit charitable organization based in Abbotsford, BC. The “F” in Circle F stands for “Freedom for all horses.” The founder of this registered charitable organization believed that all horses should be given the gift of freedom from neglect, freedom from abuse, and the freedom to have a good home.

The Ranch Country Horse Sale returns this September with more than 40 quality-bred horses on offer. Perrin Quarter Horses, Parsonage Horses, and Bertram Quarter Horses will hold the 14th annual horse event and sale to be held at the Agricultural Grounds in Maple Creek, Saskatchewan on September 8, 2018.



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