Did You Know…

There are many optional insurance coverages that are available as an add-on to your basic AEF Membership.   While the basic AEF Membership does include $5,000,000 personal liability coverage and $30,000 AD&D coverage, there may be other situations that arise where an optional insurance may have provided you with the coverage you needed in the event […]


Upgrading On The West Bragg Creek Provincial Recreation Area

Alberta Parks is upgrading West Bragg Creek Provincial Recreation Area. The parking lot will be expanded and trailhead amenities will be enhanced to address site issues. These upgrades are intended to reduce parking lot congestion and user conflict, create safe emergency access, improve the all-season trailhead experience for a variety of users, help the Greater […]


Wildfire protection strengthened with new rules

Albertans are reminded to take precautions to prevent forest fires as new wildfire protection regulations take effect March 31. “Last fall, we passed important legislation to help deter unsafe behaviour and give our wildland firefighters more tools to keep Albertans and their communities safe. These strengthened regulations send a clear message that we all share […]


Equine herpesvirus reported in southwest Manitoba

The Manitoba Horse Council has confirmed cases of Equine herpesvirus (EHV-1) which has caused abortions and neurologic disease starting 3 weeks ago in southwest Manitoba, according to a Equine Disease Communication Center (EDCC) alert. Veterinarians initiated a strict quarantine of 105 horses on the property. Eight fatalities have resulted from neurologic disease with an additional […]


Equine Code of Practice Awareness Survey Opens

(Medicine Hat, AB) 15 MAR 2017 – If you own horses and / or are responsible for the care of horses please take five minutes to complete an important survey respecting the Code of Practice for the Care and Handling of Equines (the Code). This industry-developed survey is to gauge awareness, adoption and use of the […]


Help shape farm and ranch labour legislation

Albertans are being encouraged to provide input on how provincial labour laws could apply to farms and ranches. In May 2016, six technical working groups began developing recommendations on how employment standards, labour relations, and occupational health and safety requirements could be applied to meet the unique needs of the agriculture industry. The technical working […]


Nominations Open for 2017 Equestrian Canada Board of Directors

Ottawa, ON, March 3, 2017 – Equestrian Canada (EC) is pleased to announce that nominations are officially open for the 2017 EC Board of Directors. EC is looking for dedicated individuals with the dynamic and relevant skills to take on a leadership role in the organization. Directors will have the opportunity to help EC effectively […]


Public input sought for Castle parks area planning

Albertans will have new opportunities to learn about the future of conservation and recreation uses for the Castle parks area. The province will hold a series of public information sessions and stakeholder meetings beginning March 8 and continuing in the coming months. Sessions will examine wider conservation and land use issues in the southern Eastern […]


Notice Regarding 2017 Equestrian Canada National Awards

The Equestrian Canada (EC) National Awards are presented annually to celebrate the impressive achievements of individuals, equines and organizations who have contributed to the growth and success of the equestrian community. The awards are presented during the EC Convention and Award Gala. 2017 EC Awards Reception The EC National Award recipients for 2016 will be […]