Please note that the next Equestrian Canada (EC) National Equine Disease & Welfare Surveillance Call is coming up on Oct. 2, 2019, at 12 p.m. ET.
Please note that the call will be recorded for online publication.
Toll Free Call-In Number: 1- 855-392-2520
Access Passcode: 4610643
Web Access: https://pragmatic-conferencing.com/webpro
12 p.m. – Welcome & Introductions
12:05 p.m. – Kristy House, EC Manager of Welfare and Identification; a review of the proposed Canadian Equine Identification Program and roadmap to traceability.
12:25 p.m. – Questions and Answers
A printable PDF of the call information and agenda, along with previous National Disease Surveillance Call recordings, can be found at www.equestrian.ca/industry/health/disease.
In Case You Missed It…
The previous National Equine Disease & Welfare Surveillance Call took place on Sept. 11, 2019. The top takeaways were:
- Dr. Sarah Taylor BSc, DVM, Veterinary Program Specialist at the International Affairs Branch Canadian Food Inspection Agency/Government of Canada, provided an update of Canadian import impacts in relation to Vesicular Stomatitis in the United States.
- Megan Bergman DVM, Executive Director of the National Farmed Animal Health and Welfare Council, provided an update on the Canadian Animal Health Surveillance System.
- Mikki Shatosky of Horse Welfare Alliance of Canada provided an update on the development of online Equine Code of Practice training tools.
- Ontario Animal Health Network gave an overview on equine disease surveillance in Ontario.
If you weren’t available to participate in the call, you can access the recording below or by visiting www.equestrian.ca/industry/health/disease for a full list of all previous recordings.