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The Saskatchewan Horse Federation is reminding horse owners about the importance of testing for Equine Infectious Anemia (EIA) after 10 horses out of a herd of 17 near Meadow Lake, SK tested positive for the virus and were euthanized.

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As the savage, out-of-control wildfire ravaged through Fort McMurray, Alberta, raining embers, engulfing neighbourhoods, and growing to over 100,000 hectares in just days, a mandatory evacuation sent some 88,000 residents fleeing for safety with children and pets in tow. It’s the largest fire-related evacuation in Alberta’s history. In a day, an estimated 1,600 homes and business structures were reduced to ash and rubble. As 49 fires burned across Alberta, Premier Rachel Notley declared a province-wide state of emergency.

Following six grueling weeks in the desert, riders from Queen Margaret’s School Equestrian Team are finally home in Duncan, BC, still buzzing from their experience.

Jorge Bernhard of Clarksburg, ON was elected Equine Canada (EC) President on April 24, 2016, the final day of the 2016 EC Annual Convention in Montreal, QC.

Apply by June 1, 2016 - In May of 2014, Dr. Wayne Burwash launched the Shannon Burwash Memorial Award for Equine and Agricultural Studies at The Calgary Foundation, to honour the legacy of Shannon’s love for the horse and her contribution to the horse industry.

Equine Canada (EC) is pleased to announce that Terrance Millar of Mono, ON has been appointed Team Leader of the Canadian Equestrian Team (CET) for the 2016 Rio Olympics, taking place August 5 to 21, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, BRA.

Star Power, the Dutch Warmblood gelding ridden by Ian Millar at the 2012 Olympic Games in London, passed away on Friday, April 15, 2016. The sad news was announced on the TeamMillar Facebook page the following day:

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