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The Equine Cushing’s and Insulin Resistance Group outreach forum has been in existence for almost 20 years and currently has over 11,000 international members. As you might expect, many members seek out the group when their horse, pony, mini, donkey, or mule becomes obviously laminitic. Others report issues confirmed by blood work but state they have never had problems with laminitis.

A consumer product recall was issued on March 19, 2019, for 16 models of Collegiate riding saddles sold between August 2016 and December 2018. All of the saddles are branded Collegiate and have a Collegiate nail head in the head of the saddle, and Collegiate brand printed on the stirrup keeper.

The FEI Campus, part of the Fédération Équestre Internationale (FEI) website, is a free online learning resource providing education around our partner and fellow athlete, the horse. The content and courses have the FEI seal of approval and have been carefully crafted and selected by experts and professionals within the equestrian community.

February 28, 2019 – We are rapidly approaching the spring solstice in the northern hemisphere and autumn solstice in the southern hemisphere. For caregivers concerned about the health of their metabolic horses, this can be a busy time sorting out what they may need to know about the current health status of their equine.

The Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) has issued guidelines to the equestrian community to protect horses from and prevent transmission of equine influenza, following confirmed outbreaks of the virus in Belgium, France, Germany, Great Britain, Ireland, Nigeria, United Kingdom, and the United States since the beginning of the year.

The Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ Canada has been officially awarded to Thunderbird Show Park (Thunderbird) in Langley, BC for a three-year term beginning in 2019. Thunderbird held its first Nations Cup in 2016, and by 2018 was hosting CSIO 5* level competition. Widely considered one of the top venues in North America, the prestigious facility will continue to act as the site of the Canadian qualifier for the Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ for the next three years

Put the dates of August 19 to 21, 2019 into your calendar for the 15th Annual Equitation Science Conference to be held at The University of Guelph – Canada’s largest and most renowned agricultural university and one of only five veterinary colleges in Canada. Come and be fascinated by what science has uncovered about the unique horse-human connection. With the theme “Bringing Science to the Stable,” the conference will focus on mankind’s history with horses, what we have learned about horse-human interactions, and how we can continue to improve our relationships with these amazing animals.

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