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The third Equine Industry Symposium will again be hosted at the University of Guelph campus on October 27th, 2018 from 9:30am to 4:00pm. The Symposium will provide the opportunity for open discussion amongst industry professionals to address concerns within the industry.

$44-million gift from Anderson-Chisholm family will transform veterinary education and research - Research at W.A. Ranches in southern Alberta will include the development of evidence-based educational and community programs that will improve animal care and welfare, enhance the livestock industry, and inform the public.

Stabilization, Changes in Health Management, and Additional Challenges for Riding and Open Spaces Are Indicated - American Horse Publications (AHP) conducted its fourth online nationwide equine industry survey sponsored by Zoetis from January 22, 2018, through April 1, 2018. The survey’s three main objectives are: to gauge participation trends and management practices in the US equine industry; to identify critical issues facing the equine industry as perceived by those who own or manage horses; and to better understand approaches to horse health care.

Hundreds of Wildfires Affect Thousands of Residents - The British Columbia government has declared a provincial state of emergency to support the province-wide response to the ongoing wildfire situation.

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.

Guelph, ON Aug. 8, 2018 - While most of us are more concerned with eliminating waste, the examination of manure and gut contents are providing fascinating upcoming studies for two Ontario Veterinary College researchers, Drs Scott Weese and Luis Arroyo.

How many ways can you think of to stress out a horse? Trailering, bathing, clipping, vet visits, hoof trims, bridling, saddling — the possibilities are endless. Unfortunately, calming options are not. Thanks to research conducted at the University of Arizona (UA), horsemen and horsewomen have a new tool to help manage equine stress, and it’s as simple as a sniff. A sniff of lavender, that is.

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