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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

Equine Medicine Career Event Details

April 4, 2017:

Dr. Patty Hogan will host a career exploration event for 14 to 18-year-olds that are considering equine veterinary and horse health careers on Saturday, June 24, at Hogan Equine Clinic, on the grounds of Fair Winds Farm in Cream Ridge, NJ....read on

E. coli, Water Testing & Horses

March 23, 2017:

When people hear “E. coli” thoughts may drift to reports of waterborne illness such as the tragic Walkerton outbreak of 2000...read on

Know More About Biosecurity

March 14, 2017:

Spring consists of more than just cleaning. There is much to do, planning ahead to maximize time spent with your horse and working towards your goals for the impending sunny months. Regardless of riding discipline; everyone wants their equine partner to be healthy and performing at its best....read on

Ontario Animal Health Network Update

March 2, 2017:

Do you own a broodmare? For the novice owner, find out information about getting your mare ready for breeding and, for all broodmare owners, what you should be aware of regarding some infectious diseases that may affect your mare during pregnancy....read on

Do You Know The Code?

February 22, 2017:

Many of the students who had not heard of the new Equine Code of Practice are quickly realizing its value in assessing their horse's management....read on

EHV-1 Confirmed In Ontario

February 16, 2017:

The Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) has been notified of two confirmed cases of Equine Herpes Myeloencephalopathy (EHM), caused by equine herpes virus 1 (EHV-1)....read on

Stay Mindful Of EHV-1 Signs

February 15, 2017:

It’s that time of year again when horses are returning home from racing, training and competition grounds south of the border....read on


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