Recruitment underway for Rural Change Makers program

GUELPH – The Rural Ontario Institute (ROI) has announced recruitment is open for the Rural Change Makers program 2021-22. With the support of sponsorship partner Libro Credit Union, this program will build on the pilot supported in part by the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food, and Rural Affairs

Hooves for Hospice – a “horsey” fundraiser

Lynn Smillie and her husband Peter Creighton have a passion for horses and a real talent for fundraising.  For the fourth consecutive year, Lynn and her team of hard-working volunteers are hosting Hooves for Hospice, a horsey fundraiser in support of Hospice Wellington. 

Taking your pony to the Erin Fair

For many horse people, getting their horse or pony ready for the local fair is a special tradition.  It holds a certain nostalgia and often is connected to memories of past fairs, meeting up with old friends or proudly bringing home that red ribbon