Month: May 2015

Casting Call for Technical Large Animal Emergency Rescue

The merits of attending Ontario’s first Technical Large Animal Emergency Rescue (TLAER) Operations program became abundantly clear, just two seasons later, for horse owner Karen Dallimore of Orton, ON. “When my horse Cody became cast, the education I received allowed me to think clearly, put a plan into place and get Cody back on his […]

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CHRHF participates in Doors Open Toronto May 23 and 24

Looking for something to do this weekend? Visit the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame and Woodbine Racetrack as they take part in Doors Open Toronto presented by Great Gulf. This is your opportunity and to learn about the history and heritage of Canadian horse racing from historians and docents including Hall of Fame Founder/Director […]

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Canadian Dressage Riders Reign on Home Soil at  Spring into Dressage CDI3* Pan American Games Qualifier

Top Canadian dressage combinations got the chance to test out the host facilities of the TORONTO 2015 Pan Am Games, while also vying for Pan Am qualifying scores, during the Spring into Dressage CDI 3*, held May 8-10 at the OLG Caledon Pan Am Equestrian Park in Palgrave, Ont. Belinda Trussell of Stouffville, Ont. emerged […]

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Biosecurity update: Strangles in Ontario

The Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) continues to receive reports of cases of equine Strangles (S. equi sp. equi infection) circulating in Waterloo Region, Wellington and Middlesex Counties as well as other regions in Ontario. Strangles is not a reportable disease in the province of Ontario; however, it is highly contagious […]

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Equine Foundation Donation to aid in Lameness Evaluation

Equine Guelph and researcher Dr. Judith Koenig would like to thank the Equine Foundation of Canada, for their recent donation to support horse welfare. EFC has contributed $16,000, 80% of the purchase, of an Equinosis Lameness Locator® which will benefit both research projects and education by providing an objective method of determining equine limb lameness. […]

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Support the Canadian Dressage Team & Get a Sneak Peek of TORONTO 2015 Pan Am Games Freestyle Performances

On June 30, 2015, Oakcrest Farm in Stouffville, Ont. will host a special fundraiser for the support personnel of the Canadian Dressage Team. The riders will perform their freestyles prepared especially for the TORONTO 2015 Pan Am Games, and spend time giving interviews about their freestyle routines and overall preparation for the Games. Two levels […]

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Province to Introduce Legislation to Improve Trails Network

Ontario will introduce new legislation today to protect and improve thousands of kilometres of the province’s urban, suburban, rural and remote land and water trails network while encouraging its expansion. If passed, the Supporting Ontario’s Trails Act would: Provide the trails community with enhanced tools to effectively develop, operate and promote trails Remove barriers to […]

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