2009 News Archive

April 24, 2009 (SASKATOON, SASK.) -- A $10,000 gift from the Equine Foundation of Canada to support vital horse health research at the University of Saskatchewan’s Western College of Veterinary Medicine will double in value and impact through a unique matching gift program at the veterinary college.


Effective April 29, 2009, an alternative procedure for the importation of fresh equine semen from the United States into Canada is in place following an official United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) mandate to all of its regional offices.


Knee & Hock Rub –This stimulates many important acupoints, helps blood and body fluid circulation.



All too often horse owners do not have the amount of time to spend quality time with their horses. At times all we get is a quick pet in here and there as we are feeding or passing by doing chores. A question that has been asked of me recently deals with this very issue. “ If I can’t be out there for at least an hour is it worth doing anything at all?” My response to this is always an absolute YES! The more time you are spending with your horse the better and you don’ t have to be involved in a full training session to achieve a better relationship. Your horses will appreciate the time you spend with them and there are many small things you can work on.


Don't put your horses at risk. As spring arrives, protect them against mosquito-borne diseases. This spring, horse owners need to be vigilant about West Nile Virus (WNV), Eastern Equine Encephalomyelitis (EEE) and Western Equine Encephalomyelitis (WEE).  Read more.(download)..


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