Month: February 2015

Horses Test Positive for Vesicular Stomatitis in Arizona, Invoking Import Restrictions

Horses have tested positive for vesicular stomatitis (VS) in the state of Arizona. Vesicular Stomatitis is a reportable disease as per the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA), meaning that horse owners must immediately report the presence of any horse suspected of being affected by the disease. The disease causes blister-like lesions to be formed on […]

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OEF Youth Bursaries Help Young Equestrians Pursue their Dreams

The Ontario Equestrian Federation is pleased to present six juniors from across the province with $1,000 through the OEF Youth Bursary program to help them reach their equestrian goals. “Supporting riders at the grassroots level is essential to the health and development of our sport,” says Dianne Graham, executive director of the Ontario Equestrian Federation. […]

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CHRHF – Last Call for Nominations

Less than one week remains to submit nominations for 2015 Is there a horse or person that you think should be added to the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame in 2015? Someone who should join such racing icons as Northern Dancer, Somebeachsomewhere, John Campbell, or Sandy Hawley? You can have your say by submitting […]

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Health Alert: Confirmed Case of Equine Herpes Myeloencephalopathy in the Regional Municipality of Waterloo

The Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) has been notified of a confirmed case of Equine Herpes Myeloencephalopathy (EHM), caused by equine herpes virus 1 (EHV-1), in the Regional Municipality of Waterloo. Brain tissue from a horse with severe neurological signs tested positive for EHV-1 neuropathogenic strain. The horse owner voluntarily placed […]

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Learn to Care for Your Land and Water with CVC

Find out how to make the most of your rural property with guidance from Credit Valley Conservation (CVC). CVC invites landowners to participate in its upcoming Caring for Your Land and Water workshop. The event takes place on Saturday, March 7 from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Centre 2000, Erin. “This workshop is a […]

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High Performance 1 Coaching Modules Heading to Florida

Equine Canada will be visiting Wellington, Fla. from March 16­-18, 2015 to host training modules in an effort to make our High Performance 1 coaching program accessible to our busy coaches. All prospective coaches and athletes who are members of Equine Canada are welcome to attend. Current Equine Canada certified coaches or instructors, as well […]

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