HEALTHflash - WINTER EDITION 2022
IMPORTANT ALERTS
EQUINE GUELPH thanks Merck Animal Health for sponsoring the HEALTHflash program
FEATURED STORIES
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Start the new year off with the Ontario Equine Education and Employment Program. New sessions of this FREE 8-week virtual training course start this month. Find out about free training and employment opportunities to become a groom.
Dr. Sarah Shaw with bay horse
Drs. Sarah Shaw and Amy Lack announced as course co-instructors.

Trainer, Grooms, Owners in Ontario - Sign up now for the free Racehorse Respiratory Health Course! Starts Jan 24. Limited registrations.
A tribute to Tank
Remembering Tank.

Equine Guelph's Hoofprints Tribute program, kindly sponsored by CapriCMW Insurance Services Ltd., pays respect to horses and horse lovers alike.
bay horse with teenage girl
Over 1,000 youth from around the world have joined the herd to take the FREE online offering of Horse Behaviour and Safety (recommended for ages 13 - 17). New on-demand format. Learn at your own pace until Jan 31!

Lameness Lab Leg Anatomy activity
TOOL OF THE MONTH
Brush up on functional anatomy using the cool interactive Lameness lab tool.
EQUINE HEALTH
Dr. Wendy Pearson, PhD Associate Professor, at the University of Guelph has been investigating the potential for Gs Formula to improve gastric health, particularly for horses with a history of lower severity colic episodes.

Dr. Scott Weese, professor in the Department of Pathobiology at the Ontario Veterinary College (OVC) and Director of the Centre for Public Health and Zoonoses, has received the inaugural VIN Veritas Award for consistently sharing accurate, empathetic and timely information on the COVID-19 pandemic.

January 17 - 28
SAVE $50 by registering for both Gut Health & Colic Prevention and Introduction to Forage!
MORE TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES
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New 12-Week Courses Start January 10
Mgmt of the Equine Environment

Equine Health & Disease Prevention

Equine Behaviour

Equine Nutrition

The Equine Industry

Global Perspectives in Equid Welfare

Equine Genetics

Marketing and Communications in the
Equine Industry
Marketing minute with instructor Tracey Dopko
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Upcoming Horse Portal Short Courses
Horse Behaviour & Safety for Youth -

Equine Business 101
On Demand

Gut Health & Colic Prevention
Jan 17 - 28

Racehorse Respiratory Health course Jan 24 - Feb 4

Equine First Aid
Feb 7 - 14

Fire & Emergency Preparedness
Feb 28 – Mar 7

Introduction to Forage
Mar 21 - Apr 1
OTHER NEWS & EVENTS
Your top Facebook and Twitter picks.

Knowledge certificate for private horse owners will become law in France

Wednesday webinar replay from World Horse Welfare

Take charge of your horses respiratory health with these dust prevention tips

Has your horse changed body condition score?

Equine Industry Symposium replays
Horse Health Check

Feature Video: from our friends at World Horse Welfare (1 hour 30 min)
No foot, no horse
EQUINE JOBTRACK
Employers are looking for staff to join their teams in 2022

Check out the job board and all the career resources at EquineJobTrack.ca
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