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Ontario Animal Health Network Update

December 8, 2017:

Are you used to buying antibiotics like penicillin at the local feed or tack store? See what changes are in store for 2018 following the federal changes being made to address antimicrobial resistance....read on

SC Launches Helpful Horse Tips

November 11, 2017:

Standardbred Canada has launched an Equine Health Tip feature on its website and in TROT Magazine to help owners, trainers and all participants in the industry in encouraging and promoting the safety and health of their most prized possession, the Standardbred horse....read on

Apply To Join The OR Equine Health And Welfare Advisory Council

October 11, 2017:

Ontario Racing is inviting racing participants to apply as a volunteer member to its new Equine Health and Welfare Advisory Council....read on

Research Focused On Equine Health

September 29, 2017:

Dr. Janet Beeler Marfisi has always had an interest in equine health, as her father owned Standardbred racehorses giving her plenty of exposure to horses from a young age....read on

Large Animal Rescue Course Offered

September 21, 2017:

Don't let an emergency situation catch you off guard. Having basic training and the right tools at hand can allow you to handle an emergency with the clarity and logic required....read on

Read This Before You Blanket Your Horse

September 14, 2017:

Fall is a popular time for horse owners to go blanket shopping but before you dash out to purchase the latest in equine haute couture or the warmest rug with the most fill, consider what your horse really needs....read on

West Nile Virus On The Rise

September 1, 2017:

Between August 28 and 30, 2017 the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs was notified of West Nile Virus-positive test results in an additional four horses....read on

West Nile Virus In Ontario Horses

August 22, 2017:

On August 21, the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) was notified of two positive test results for West Nile Virus....read on

Factsheet On Potomac Horse Fever

August 4, 2017:

The season for Potomac Horse Fever is here and some of you will already have been affected by this serious and sometimes deadly disease....read on

Huge Win For ‘The Hydrators’

July 6, 2017:

It was in late May when Trot Insider featured a story about a group of eight youngsters from west of Toronto that were making significant strides in the field of equine hydration. The ‘E-Bots Hydrators’ team had won multiple competitions and was headed to a very exclusive world competition in Washington, DC, which Trot Insider has learned they won....read on

Youth-Focused Online Equine Course

June 28, 2017:

Equine Guelph has announced its new Horse Safety & Behaviour course, marking its first online training offering available to youth in the Canadian equine industry....read on

Ontario Animal Health Network Update

June 2, 2017:

Have you ever wondered about the importance of vitamin E to your horse or ways in which your vet diagnoses skin disease? These are topics in this edition of the Ontario Animal Health Network Equine report....read on

Youngsters Tackling Equine Hydration

May 30, 2017:

Even to this day, horsepeople with decades of experience in the industry are still challenged to ensure that their horses are kept adequately hydrated. That’s why it is remarkable that a group of eight youngsters from west of Toronto may have just come up with a comprehensive solution to the tricky problem of simultaneously hydrating multiple equine and individually monitoring each of the horses' hydration levels....read on

Spread The Word Not The Germs

May 17, 2017:

In 2013, a devastating outbreak of Equine Herpes Virus One caused four confirmed cases in Thoroughbred and Standardbred horses and three confirmed deaths. The development reinforced Equine Guelph's sense that the Ontario horse racing industry – one filled with high-value animals and frequent movement – was in need of further education on biosecurity and infectious disease prevention....read on

Reduce Your Risk Of Spring Colic

April 6, 2017:

Spring is the epitome of change. It is common knowledge that the horses gut does not cope well with quick change....read on


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