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Equine Code of Practice

Enter our horse health care video contest!

May 28th, 2014

Are you a Grade 7, 8 or 9 student who is interested in horses? Want to go to SCI-FI VetMed Camp at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine (WCVM) this summer? The WCVM’s Equine Health Research Fund (EHRF) wants to know “How do you take care of your horse?” Enter our competition for a chance to win one of two …

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The equine-focused SCI-FI VetMed Camp includes a session in the WCVM's anatomy lab. Photo: Myrna MacDonald.
Jesse in the winter

Public review draft equine code of practice

Equine Canada and the National Farm Animal Care Council (NFACC) have released Canada’s draft equine code of practice for public review. The draft code can be viewed and submissions made at the NFACC site  until February 14, 2013. All stakeholders are encouraged to provide input to ensure that this code reflects a common understanding of equine care expectations and recommended …

December 03rd, 2012 Full story »

WCVM veterinary student Lynn Smart

Equine Code of Practice survey available

Equine owners and others with an interest in equine welfare have an opportunity to provide input into the revision to Canada’s Equine Code of Practice through online surveys. The National Farm Animal Care Council (NFACC) is conducting a third stakeholder survey to gain further input as the Equine Code of Practice is revised. The Code will serve as our national …

July 03rd, 2012 Full story »