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Last Call For Equine Guelph’s Sickness Prevention Course

Published: October 14, 2021 10:07 am ET

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Time is running out to register for Equine Guelph’s online short course on “Sickness Prevention in Horses” that runs from October 18-29.

This is one of the short courses on Equine Guelph’s Horse Portal featuring practical, flexible learning, and available this fall to Standardbred Canada’s members with a 15 per cent partner discounted rate.

Click here to register now.

Susan Raymond is the instructor for this course. Since 2003, Raymond has been involved in the development and delivery, both online and in-person, of educational and skills training programs for Equine Guelph. The focus of these programs is to improve welfare and safety of both animals and people on the farm during day-to-day activities and emergency situations.

For those who have never taken an online course before, no prior online learning experience is required, and the course format is flexible with “24/7” access available.

In this course you will learn to:

• Identify the risks associated with infectious disease
• Discuss the importance of biosecurity and infection control in the horse industry
• Identify the role you may play in disease spread
• Describe and implement best management practices for preventing and controlling disease spread

The roster of additional upcoming short courses available this fall at to SC members at the discounted rate of 15 per cent off includes:

Equine First Aid (November 8 – November 15)
Horse Behaviour & Safety (November 15 – November 26)
Fire & Emergency Preparedness (December 6 – December 13)

Equine Guelph has been a pioneer and global leader in online education for equine professionals since its inception in 2003. The Horse Portal was launched in 2017 and became a national success, partnering with 10 English-speaking provincial equestrian federations across Canada. It is a partnership platform for the equine community, available to everyone in the equine industry. The Horse Portal has quickly grown to include youth organizations, international safety associations, and horse racing partners including Standardbred Canada, Ontario Racing, Horse Racing Alberta and the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario.

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