Proposed Risk Management Strategy for Equine Infectious Anemia (EIA) Control in Canada

Proposed Risk Management Strategy for Equine Infectious Anemia (EIA) Control in Canada

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has released “Proposed Risk Management Strategy for Equine Infectious Anemia (EIA) Control in CanadaA Report on the Recommendations of the EIA Program Working Group”.

This report provides stakeholders with an update on the activities and recommendations related to the redesign and development of the National Equine Infectious Anemia (EIA) disease control program.

This National EIA Program is an important step in the process of protecting our horses from disease. Please take the time to review this document.

If you have any questions or comments please direct them to the industry@hcbc.ca. Comments will be compiled and sent to the CFIA.

View/Download – Proposed Risk Management Strategy for EIA Control in Canada – Follow Up & Next Steps

View/Download – Proposed Risk Management Strategy for EIA Control in Canada

 

Horse Day 2018 is Galloping Across Canada on June 2, 2018

Equestrian Canada (EC) is pleased to inform the Canadian equestrian community that Horse Day 2018 is taking place June 2, 2018.

This year will mark the 10th anniversary of Horse Day, which was created to raise public awareness and promote the beloved horse. Across the country, events and celebrations will take place on June 2 to allow Canadians of all ages and experience levels to honour, discover and explore the equestrian world.

Make Horse Day part of your spring celebrations. There are many ways to jump in and get involved in Horse Day 2018:

Learn more about Horse Day 2018 HERE

Want to host a Horse Day 2018 event? Register your event HERE

Encourage youth between the ages of 3 and 16 to enter the Horse Day 2018 National Drawing Contest for the chance to win exciting prizes! Learn more about the drawing contest HERE

And be sure to capture your Horse Day fun on camera for the chance to win! To enter the Horse Day Photo Contest, simply post your Horse Day photos to Facebook, Twitter or Instagram on June 2, 2018 using the hashtag #HorseDay2018.

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Level 1 Novice Championship Show, Las Vegas

Level 1 Novice Championship Show, Las Vegas

Congratulations to Ed Merrel, former AQHA director, Jyssica Heiss, Andy Hellqvist & Pia Peterson on your successes at the recent AQHA Level 1 Championships!

Kisses To The Crowd & Ed Merrel not only win her aged mare class, but to walk away with the amateur halter champion of champions trophy!

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Jyssica Heiss
1st Place Trail - Rookie
9th Western Horsemanship - Rookie
4th Showmanship - Rookie

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Pyke Buckley Performance Horses along with Andy Hellqvist and Pia Petersen earned multiple Top 10 Placings, Personal Bests and Andy steals the show with a Bronze for his FIRST TIME SHOWING Western Riding!  Way to go Andy & Cash!

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Pia - could you have not one moment more of fun!  You're smile says it all.  Congrats to you & Tyrone!

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If we've missed someone from BC attending the Level 1 West show, please send us an email.

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Register for the 2018 AQHA Show Management Webinar

Register for the 2018 AQHA Show Management Webinar

Join AQHA online May 30-31 for a show management webinar.

Registration is now open for the 2018 AQHA Show Management Webinar.

Become a more effective show manager or show secretary by tuning in May 30-31 for AQHA's online show management workshop. Don't miss this exclusive opportunity where you will learn effective management techniques you can use at AQHA-approved shows and events! 

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BC's Quarter Horse History

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