Guelph, ON. - Due to an overwhelming positive response, Equine Guelph has opened registration for a second offering of their eWorkshop on colic prevention. Over 80 students from local and international background gained valuable knowledge over the course of 2 weeks in March to combat the number one killer of horses (other than old age!) with Equine Guelph's new eWorkshop on colic prevention. The second offering April 15 - 28, 2013 is filling up quickly.
As show season approaches, and clinics are being held, just a reminder to all member clubs that P.E.I. Horse Council memberships will not be sold at events and no temporary insurance is available.
Clubs hosting events must check that all exhibitors/participants can provide proof of valid P.E. I. Horse Council Membership/Insurance - either by showing a 2013 Membership Card or a printed copy of the PayPal payment (pending receipt of card). You must have a valid IHC membership to purchase a Equine Canada Sport License.
A special presentation was held at the University of Guelph on March 9th, 2013, delivering current research and findings to help veterinarians battle a horse owners' worst nightmare - colic. Equine Guelph has declared 2013, "the Year of Colic Prevention." This seminar began by highlighting results from the colic industry survey by project manager, Diane Gibbard. This survey was completed by over 1,200 respondents across Canada. Ontario Veterinary College researcher, Dr.
Thank you Gidget and Greenhawk Charlottetown for hosting a wonderful meet-and-greet afternoon for Island Horse Council and the member clubs!
Take the time to be informed. These regulations, which come into effect on Saturday, March 2, 2013, apply to ALL livestock premises on Prince Edward Island.
Ottawa, Ontario, February 28, 2013 -
Equine Canada's Health and Welfare Committee is notifying horse owners that Neurotropic Equine Herpes Virus-1 (nEHV-1) has been reported in a horse in the province of Quebec. This is the neurological strain of Equine Herpes Virus 1 (EHV 1). Outbreaks of nEHV-1 are contagious and have a significant risk of mortality.
Horse Behaviour and Safety eWorkshop
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