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Nutrition for Optimum Equine Performance

Feeding a balanced diet and ensuring nutrient replacement after exercise are imperative to keep horses performing well. Read More

Researchers Study Impact's Impact on Bone Health

Finite-element modeling is providing a more in-depth look at equine joint health under varying loading conditions. Read More

Protect Your Horse from Hazards on the Farm

Spend time minimizing hazards on your property through identification and removal. Here's what to look for. Read More

Prevent Barn Fires with These Expert Tips

Stop barn fires before they start with these smart fire-prevention tips. Read More

Horse Gene Discovery Could Help in Human Asthma Relief

Research on RAO, or heaves, in horses could help in finding solutions for asthma in humans. Read More

Summer Riding: When the Rider is Hot, the Horse is Hotter

A hot humid day. One rider. One horse. Both exercise at a moderate level. Who is more likely to overheat? Read More

Family of Hermaphroditic Horses Identified

Koko the horse appeared to be a typical mare, but when she began acting overly aggressive and trying to mount her female counterparts, her owner became suspicious.

After a barrage of tests at the University of Guelph's Ontario Ve Read More

Kids' Safety on the Horse Farm to be Covered at Canadian Event

Equine Guelph's youth program, EquiMania!, will be back at the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair Nov. 6-15 to teach kids about horse health care and safety in a fun, interactive setting.

Safety will be a big theme at this year's EquiMania!. Read More

Farmers Dispose of Chemicals, Sharps through Ontario Program

A program to collect obsolete pesticides is being expanded this year to also provide farmers with safe disposal for unused animal health products and sharps. Taking place this fall, the program is part of an Ontario government-supported Great Read More

Ontario Veterinary College Opens Isolation Unit

A new large animal isolation unit that sets the standard for patient housing and infection control opened May 25 at the University of Guelph's Ontario Veterinary College (OVC).

Animals showing signs of infectious disease will Read More