Goals of Program


To promote the health and welfare of horses in Ontario by conducting research into diseases and common problems in horses and by communicating effectively the findings to the scientific communities and equine industry.

Researcher Profiles

We invite you to meet the University of Guelph's equine researchers, who are working hard on your behalf.

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Research Updates

1. Read about Dr. Jeff Thomason's latest collaborative 'research on track surfaces'.

- read the Racing Surfaces 'White Paper'

- see Dr. Thomason’s profile

2. Read Dr. Keith Betteridge's latest publication:

- "So what has research done for the horse breeder lately?"

- see Dr. Betteridge’s profile

Featured Video

Dr. Judith Koenig of the Ontario Veterinary College discusses the progress of a study pursuing the use of stem cells for treating horses with osteoarthritis of the fetlock joint.

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Current Research Projects