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When special guests come to stay at anyone’s house, there is usually much fluffing of beds and frenzy in the kitchen, along with extra vacuuming and dusting. Manitoba’s special guests this year are being treated no differently. “Cavalia is coming back!” Word went out earlier this year, and Manitoba Horse Council received a flurry of emails and phone calls looking for tickets. But we didn’t know anything yet! We left calls with the company to find out more.

The 2018 theme for National Volunteer Week (promoted in April each year across Canada) was “Celebrate the Value of Volunteering: Building confidence, competence, connections and community.” How apt this is for therapeutic riding?!

Ottawa, ON, April 6, 2018 – Equestrian Canada (EC) is pleased to announce that nominations are officially open for the 2018 EC Board of Directors.

Ottawa, ON, April 6, 2018 – The horse community extends heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of the late Conrad Laurin of Laval, QC, who passed away due to cancer on April 1, 2018 at the age of 84.

Charles Sousa, Ontario Minister of Finance, and Jeff Leal, Ontario Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, announced a long-term funding agreement with the horse racing sector in a press conference held March 23, 2018, at Flamboro Downs racetrack in Hamilton, Ontario. “Our government recognizes that the horse racing industry is vital to communities across Ontario,” said Leal. “That’s why our government remains committed to ensuring long-term sustainability of the horse racing industry and the rural communities that depend on it. This new, collaborative agreement will provide owners, breeders, and racetrack operators with the support they need to ensure stability and success for the long term.”

As of December 1, 2018, products containing antibiotics will require a prescription from a veterinarian, and can only be dispensed by a veterinarian, or licensed pharmacist. Health Canada is making these changes to aid in protecting human health by reducing the factors in the nationwide incidents of drug resistant organisms.

The horse ridden by Canadian Kathryn Robinson at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio has died. Let It Bee collapsed and died between the 13th and 14th fences during the cross-country phase of the Burnham Market International in Norfolk, Britain, on March 30, 2018.

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