Category Archives: Equine Science
Equine Guelph is delighted to announce two new equine certificate programs!
The Equine Veterinary Technician Certificate – This certificate has been designed for Veterinary Technicians to develop an Equine specific specialty. The program will be available beginning this fall and will consist of three online courses and three face-to-face courses. We’ll post the brochure and more [...]
Our society builds into young people the idea that getting a good job means going to college. In many ways this is true. However, some college degrees are very targeted towards a particular type of job and others are not. For instance, if you want to be a [...]
Equine studies degrees of various sizes and descriptions are pretty popular with students these days. However, a degree is not a top priority for many equine employers. Here are some tips for getting the most out of your equine studies degree:
1. Most horse industry employers will have little idea about what you studied [...]
Canadian Reportable Equine Diseases, 2010
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is in charge of federally reportable animal diseases in Canada. Reportable diseases are those that have specific reporting (and usually control) measures that are legislated. The list of reportable diseases is restricted to diseases with particular potential for severe impact on animals, both in terms [...]
Did you know that most horse industry employers have very little idea what students learn in an Equine Studies or other equine related degree? Unfortunately, lots of students spend time and money obtaining a degree without understanding the value of the degree in the job market.
For most jobs, getting [...]
Handling horse medications can affect human health. are your grooms and barn staff trained in the proper way to administer, store and handle the medications prescribed and used at your barn?
The Horse | HFL Sport Science Laboratory Opens in Kentucky.
Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear joined community leaders and executives of HFL Sport Science on Dec. 14 to celebrate the grand opening of the company’s new laboratory in Lexington, Ky.
The facility will provide drug surveillance, doping control, and research to equine and other sports industries. The lab, [...]
Source: Ontario Veterinary College News
The University of Guelph has received $2 million from the E.P. Taylor Equine Research Fund to support clinical research in the health and performance of racehorses. The announcement was made Thursday during the second annual Equi-Challenge, which brings together some of Canada’s most notable equestrians.
“This generous gift is an investment in [...]
Notice to Industry
CONTAGIOUS EQUINE METRITIS IMPORT REQUIREMENTS REMAIN IN EFFECT
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is reminding the Canadian equine industry that import requirements introduced in 2009 in response to an‚ outbreak of contagious equine metritis (CEM) in the United States (U.S.) remain in effect.‚ The requirements cover the certification of equine [...]
Pre vet students get some horse sense
Posted: Apr 09, 2010 2:51 PM EDT
Finley, WA-‚ Students considering becoming veterinarians are getting hands-on experience straight from the horse’s mouth.
Today graduates and current students of the equine science program at River View High School showed pre-vet students the way around a horse from head to tail.
‚ River [...]