Month: January 2016

Make fire safety a priority at your stable

The Ontario Equestrian Federation is deeply saddened by the two recent stable fires in this province. We offer our sincerest condolences to those whose lives have been touched by these tragedies. These recent events have left Ontario’s equine community reeling and wondering if more can be done to protect the animals in our care. In […]

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Health Alert: Fox-variant Rabies case in Perth County

On Dec. 28, 2015, a calf exhibiting neurological signs in Ellice Ward, ON. (Perth County) was euthanized and tested for rabies. Test results were received on Dec. 30, and were positive for rabies (arctic fox variant). The last two cases of arctic fox-variant rabies in Southern Ontario (a skunk and a cat) were also found […]

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In Memoriam: Mill Creek Raphael (1990-2015)

Former Canadian Show Jumping Team horse Mill Creek Raphael died on Dec. 27, 2015, at the age of 25. Owned by Phil Henning of Mill Creek Stables in Cambridge, ON, before being donated to Equine Canada in 2003, Mill Creek Raphael was a bay Hanoverian gelding (Raphael x Gluecksstern) born in Germany in 1990.  Bred […]

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