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Fire Safety Tips from Equine Guelph

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Fire Prevention Outreach Program for Racing

After the rash of barn fires in Ontario at the beginning of 2016, Equine Guelph and its partners were quick to respond, bringing educational material regarding fire prevention to the horse industry. During the summer of 2016 a pilot program will be introduced for horse farms involved in the racing industry; including thoroughbred, Standardbred and […]

Can-Am Art Auction Raises Over $3,000 for Equine Guelph

Equine Guelph thanks Ross Millar and all his dedicated staff including: auction organizer, Janice Blakeney, auctioneer, Brad Bowie and all the artists who made this fundraiser a huge success for the second year in a row. “Equine Guelph has been a part of the Can-Am from the very first show and we are pleased to […]

First Annual Equine Research Night

On March 3, 2016, the University of Guelph’s Bachelor of Bio-Resource Management (BBRM) Equine Major students, in partnership with Equine Guelph, hosted the first annual Equine Research Night. This inaugural event featured presentations about some of the equine industry’s hot topics to a sold out lecture hall at the University of Guelph. Dr. Jeff Thomason […]

Horse Rescue Survey

Equine Guelph is encouraging equine rescue organizations, volunteers and staff to participate in a 15-20 minute survey open until May 31, 2016. Equine Guelph has been listening to, and serving the needs of the horse industry for the past 10 years, and we are asking you what we can do to help you and your […]

Fire Safety Tips from Equine Guelph

A number of tragic barn fires in Ontario recently have initiated discussion surrounding fire prevention and safety on farms. Gayle Ecker, director of Equine Guelph, has been interviewed by a number of media outlets for tips and advice surrounding safety around barns and how to deal with frightened animals in these types of situations. The […]

World Horse Welfare Conference

Equine Guelph’s year of “Full-Circle-Responsibility” welfare campaign, ended with a wonderful journey. Gayle Ecker was an invited guest to the World Horse Welfare conference in England! Presentations from this invitation only event can be viewed on the World Horse Welfare website. Ecker also attended information meetings at the World Horse Welfare headquarters near Norwich, followed […]