Business & Product Profiles

Olds College offers multiple majors through their two-year Equine Science Diploma Program. The college continues to meet the needs of the horse industry by producing graduates skilled in Equine Business and Event Management, Production and Breeding Management, English and Western Horsemanship, and Equestrian Coaching.

Interviewed by Jess Hallas-Kilcoyne - A family business that has been in operation for more than three decades, JK Reid Manufacturing & Sales Ltd. based in Moorefield Ontario, offers a wide variety of livestock equipment. As cattlemen and farmers themselves, their base has always been handling and feeding systems for horses, cattle, sheep, goats, and hogs, and in recent years they have expanded to service deer, elk, and bison producers, as well as zookeepers.

Interviewed by Melanie Huggett - Cloverdale Pharmasave in Surrey, BC is not your standard drugstore. In addition to typical pharmacy products, they offer a unique collection of natural medicine, veterinary medicine, as well as pet and horse supplies. The first drugstore to eliminate tobacco products, they integrate alternative medicine with orthodox medicine and are also the only compounding pharmacy in the area.

By Jess Hallas-Kilcoyne - Wanted! Loving Horse Owners: Giving Racehorses a Dignified Retirement.

Interviewed by Melanie Huggett - Today’s horses are no strangers to air and long distance travel. Travel across Canada and over borders and oceans is necessary for many horses used in competition and breeding, as well as sale horses.

Interviewed by Melanie Huggett - Karren Winther is a realtor with RE/MAX Aldercenter Realty in Aldergrove, BC, where she helps horse lovers realize their dreams of owning that perfect equestrian property, whether it’s a small hobby farm or a large stable facility. An avid horsewoman herself, competing in National Reined Cowhorse Association competitions, Karren knows the special requirements necessary for keeping horses that other realtors might overlook.

Interviewed by Melanie Huggett - Sheepskin has become increasingly popular to use with our horses. It can be made into saddle pads, girth covers, halter pads, seatsavers, and other accessories for horse and rider.





Riding Vactions in California with Jec Ballou


Equiwinner - Making Electrolytes Smart


Celebration of Horses Photo Contest