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Protect Your Horse from Hazards on the Farm

By spending time to minimize the various hazards found on your property through identification and removal, you’ll take one step closer to making your barn and property safer for your horse and eliminate any potential accidents that may occur.

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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

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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!. The “Play Safe. It’s HorseSense!” safety initiative will be expanded to include safety on the entire horse farm. The multifaceted safety initiative

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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 Lakes Basin water quality initiative that offers farmers a way to recycle these items.

As part of this project, farmers will be able to bring their

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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

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