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Erratic Behaviour Leads To Breakthrough

November 22, 2016:

Many horses display behaviour that baffles their connections, onlookers and veterinarians alike. Some people slough it off as a horse just having strange tendencies. In a particular case, Sophie Macner knew there was something wrong with her horse. Macner’s compassion has led to a first in the equine world....read on

Vets Warn Of Toxic Weed In Florida

November 22, 2016:

Veterinarians in Florida are encouraging horsepeople to be on the lookout for a low-growing toxic weed that is suspected to contain fatal effects....read on

Weed In Straw Could Cause Positives

November 14, 2016:

Officials with a North American racing commission have issued an advisory in regard to a prohibited drug that has recently been found in straw at a racetrack....read on

Take The Equine Survey

October 24, 2016:

Equine Guelph is calling on grooms, trainers and owners in the racing industry, to complete a first of its kind survey on racehorse health and well-being to direct future research and programs for the industry. Your feedback can help shape the future of racing in Ontario....read on

Equine Infectious Anemia Report

October 20, 2016:

A report from the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) provides an update from the working group tasked to design a national framework on Equine Infectious Anemia control....read on

West Nile Virus In Ohio

September 19, 2016:

The first positive case of West Nile Virus in an Ohio horse has been confirmed in 2016....read on

West Nile Virus In The Toronto Area

September 15, 2016:

On September 12, the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs was notified of a positive test result for West Nile Virus (WNV) in a horse from the Toronto area. The horse displayed signs of fever, muscle tremors, gait abnormalities (ataxia) and weakness. The horse is recovering under veterinary medical supervision....read on

Vet Warns Of Toxic Weed

September 5, 2016:

The dry conditions this past summer in Ontario have been perfect for the spread of a toxic weed that is especially dangerous to horses....read on

Bathe, Scrape, Repeat

July 22, 2016:

Bathing horses is second nature to most in the harness racing business but there are a few things to keep in mind during times of hot and humid weather conditions....read on

Heat Alert: Extra Vigilance Urged

July 4, 2016:

The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) reminds horsepeople, racing officials, track management and the Official Veterinarian to share information and be on the alert for any hot weather effects on horses....read on

Miami Valley Comments On Strangles

April 12, 2016:

Miami Valley Raceway responded to one confirmed case of strangles identified in Barn 2 at the Warren County Fairgrounds formerly known as Lebanon Raceway....read on

Equine Guelph Offers Colic eWorkshop

March 25, 2016:

The No. 1 killer of horses other than old age is colic. If you search 'equine colic' on the internet, over 400,000 results will appear....read on

Breakthrough In Equine Research

March 17, 2016:

It is safe to say that owners, trainers and veterinarians alike would probably jump at the prospect of being able to see inside the deepest regions of living horses’ systems in order to identify and diagnose issues. That possibility has taken a big step forward thanks to a recent collaboration by members of the University of Saskatchewan....read on

Update On Equine Herpes Outbreak

February 4, 2016:

On Wednesday, February 3, the New Mexico Livestock Board provided an update regarding an equine herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1) outbreak that has infected scores of horses and has led to euthanizations....read on

Professor To Study Equine Therapy

January 3, 2016:

With the field of equine-assisted therapy growing, a new study will investigate the impact of related programs on the welfare of the horse....read on


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