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Last chance - Survey closes March 31st at Midnight!

With all the activity of shows, demos, speakers and shopping at the Can-Am All Breeds Equine Emporium, many conscientious horse owners still found the time to sit down and complete Equine Guelph’s Industry survey.

Results will help build future programs for the industry.

Don't miss out on your chance to WIN an Equine Guelph online course.

There is only one day left !!!

Survey closes
March 31st at Midnight!

EquiMania! Something to Talk about at

A crowd of nearly 20,000 accumulated once again for the Can-Am All Breeds Equine Emporium in London from March 18th – 20th. They come for the entertainment (with a star studded line up), clinics, shopping and who can resist visiting the EquiMania! attraction. Returning EquiMania! fans were impressed with the fresh look of the displays.

The pride Canadians feel for having the youth safety initiative featured at WEG was apparent from visitor comments. The kids were full of smiles as the volunteers, bearing red EquiMania! shirts, filled their arms full of activities and important take home messages. The newly launched “Danger Detective on the Horse Farm” book was a big hit, boasting 17 pages of games that make learning safety fun. Every visitor wanted one!

Speaking of brand new:

EquiMania! would like to thank all the speakers who brought their expertise and gave presentations at EquiMania! “U”: Gayle Ecker, Diane Gibbard, Jackie Bellamy, Dr. Scott Hie, Carrie Copely, Adam Harrison and the students from Kemptville and the University of Guelph.

True to the nature of the attraction- the talks were informative and interactive. Participants were invited to practice their best whinny, handle simulated intestines and absorb information in a show and tell fashion thanks to the industry professionals who donated their time.


EquiMania! and Equine Guelph has a full roster of events this summer and will appear next at the Everything Equine Expo in Uxbridge, ON May 14th.
Joe Jr’s Gesture Benefits Equine Guelph Education

Joe Muscara Jr. believes in giving back to the grass roots of the horse industry. For a 2nd year, Joe has donated a Mr. Big breeding raising funds for Equine Guelph’s education programs. These are the same programs that have helped Joe evaluate what works and what does not, on his successful journey into the Horse Racing Hall of Fame.

Joe comments on his recent experience seeing Equine Guelph’s introductory pathway to equine education, "I was fortunate to have spent a couple of hours at EquiMania! at the World Equestrian Games in Lexington, Kentucky. I saw hundreds of kids come through and watched their eyes get bigger! They love horses and learning about horses. Equine Guelph does a wonderful job giving children a chance to enjoy horses and all that they can do and I am glad that we could help out in some way."


Grand River Agricultural Society
Donates $15,000 toward Online Youth Program partnering Equine Guelph & 4-H

Equine Guelph is partnering with 4-H Ontario to develop an online learning community for youth. New interactive learning tools will stress safety, health, welfare and careers in the horse industry. Some of the topics youth will be able to discover online include: caring for horses and functional anatomy.

Grand River’s manager, Ted Clarke comments, “The Grand River Agricultural Society has supported Equine Guelph and local 4-H for several years. Both have unique strengths and this combined initiative should make each program stronger while providing a great opportunity for both rural and urban youth to learn more about horses.” Stay tuned for the release date of this exciting new program.


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