Published by Communications and Public Affairs (519) 824-4120, Ext. 56982 or 53338
May 26, 2004
Equine Guelph to hold open house
Equine Guelph, a portal for equine-related research, communication and education at U of G, is holding an open house for the media June 3 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Attendees will learn about Equine Guelph’s role in Ontario’s equine industry and will have the unique opportunity to see first-hand how new discoveries in equine health and performance are benefiting horses and horse enthusiasts in Ontario.
The event will include a tour with demonstrations of Equine Guelph’s research and service initiatives, such as performance testing of racehorses and innovative surgery techniques. Equine Guelph researchers and representatives from the equine industry will also be on hand to answer questions.
Equine Guelph is a partnership between the province’s equine industry and the University. Since its inception last summer, Equine Guelph has increased communication between equine researchers and supporters, ensured broad industry representation in decision-making, and built a strong vision for the future.
In addition to research, Equine Guelph undertakes outreach and communications activities and offers an award-winning equine science certificate program through the Office of Open Learning.