International & National

October 7, 2019 – The Equine Cushing’s and Insulin Resistance (ECIR) Group Inc is very pleased to announce that the third film in the ECIR Group NO Laminitis film series is complete and available for viewing on the ECIR website.

Calgary, AB, Sept 23, 2019 – Induction into the American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame is the highest honour that can be bestowed by the American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA). Those chosen for induction are recognized for their lifetime of accomplishments and service. No one is more deserving of this honour than the late Hans Hansma of Alberta, Canada. Hans was inducted into the AQHA Hall of Fame on March 10, 2019.

Forty-eight thousand dollars was the top price paid for a yearling during the annual Alberta Thoroughbred Sale on Friday, September 13th at Westerner Park in Red Deer, Alberta. There were 111 quality yearlings on offer with 67 selling for total gross sales of $451,300. The top five highest priced yearlings were all Alberta-bred yearlings.

The International Equitation Science Conference, with the theme of Bringing Science to the Stable, kicked off on Sunday, August 18, 2019 with two pre-conference workshops. The first was Lost in Translation presented by two members of the International Society for Equitation Science (ISES) Council, Cristina Wilkins of Horses and People Magazine, and Kate Fenner of Kandoo Equine. Using their media background and experience, they discussed ways to improve the communication of science in equestrian communities.

Would your choice of footing change if you spent some time looking at the massive collection of data in the laboratory of Dr. Jeff Thomason? How about the way you train on that surface?

This year marks the Saskatchewan Association of Veterinary Technologists’ 35th year as an association. We hope you can join us as we celebrate at our Annual Conference, AGM and Trade Show this November 1 to 3, 2019 at the Saskatoon Inn and Western College of Veterinary Medicine in Saskatoon, SK. The SAVT Conference is Saskatchewan’s largest continuing education event for Registered Veterinary Technologists (RVT) and the largest gathering of RVTs on the Prairies!

The Canadian Horse Wellness Expo is held each November during Farmfair International in Edmonton, Alberta, and features a number of speakers on a wide range of topics of interest to horse owners, breeders, and professionals. Check out the exciting schedule for the two-day expo this year...

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