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Online Exclusives

Who Will Host the 2022 World Equestrian Games?

Horse-Canada.com reviews the shallow pool of potential host facilities for the 2022 World Equestrian Games, following the withdrawal of Samorin, Slovakia.

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Training

5 Tips for Improving Your Leg Aids

Here are five handy hints for developing better, more effective leg aids, so you stop losing your stirrups or gripping your horse’s sides.

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Tack & Equipment

Odd, Unusual and Bizarre Tack and Accessories

Some uncommon and even bizarre pieces of tack and accessories can be found in the horse industry. Here, we give you a look at just a few of them.

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Miscellaneous

Careers in the Horse Biz

In this first article in a series looking at jobs in the horse industry, Horse Sport talks to Catie Staszak, who is living her dream live on-air.

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Health

Quack Cures from the Equine Veterinary Past

Some early veterinary treatments and procedures ranged from the bizarre to the horrific. Here are some of the quack cures inflicted on horses.

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Health

The Latest News on the Use of Cannabis in Horses

As products containing cannabis begin to crop up in the horse world, owners are urged to be cautious about their use – especially those who compete.

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Profiles

Stable Personalities: Roberta Sheffield’s Fairuza (aka Wonky)

Canadian Paralympian Roberta Sheffield’s Fairuza may not be your typical para-dressage horse, but she and her rider are the perfect match.

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Health

Scientists Receive $138,000 for Equine Musculoskeletal Studies

Studies at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine will look into equine temporomandibular joints and thyroid hormones in the musculoskeletal system.

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Health

Researchers Continue to Investigate Equine Herpesvirus

Scientists at two Canadian veterinary schools are conducting research into Equine herpesvirus 1, to better understand and treat this contagious disease.

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Health

Comparing Analgesic Drugs Used in Equine Surgeries

Some surgical veterinary drugs can cause allergic reactions in horses, so researchers are working to find the safest options available.

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