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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

EIA National Working Group Report

  The report below outlines the work of the EIA National Program Working Group through the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and outlines their recommendations for the development of a future EIA disease control program in Canada. Implementation details including zone location, which movements will require mandatory testing, permitting, and enforcement will be developed during the […]

Trail Closure Update for Crowsnest Pass Area

The main trail to Plane Crash has been reopened. Alberta Environment and Parks have cut in a trail around the giant rutted-out section and ‘buttoned-up’ this section so there is one good trail through the area, installed a couple of culverts and some drainage features and completed some reclamation work. Minimum work was completed on this […]

How to Build Healthy Functional Hooves

Have you ever heard the saying “The horse has five hearts” ? Well, this is very true. Healthy hooves are auxiliary heart pumps assisting in moving blood, oxygen and lymph throughout the horse’s body. With every step they expand and flex to meet the earth: absorbing shock and providing traction. They even sweat and respond […]