January 9-11, 2015

North America's premiere equine conference!

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The Horse Breeders and Owners Conference is held each January in Red Deer, Alberta, and features internationally recognized speakers on a wide range of topics of interest to horse owners, breeders and professionals.

Advance registration is now closed! We will be accepting walk-in registration at the door starting at 6pm on Friday and continuing throughout the entire weekend.

View the detailed conference schedule.

Our confirmed 2015 speakers and sessions: 


If you would like to see a sampling of the quality of information at the Horse Breeders and Owners Conference, read through some of the past conference proceeedings:

2003, 2004, 2005, 2006,2007,2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013


 Visit the Trade Show!

The trade show features over 50 equine businesses and organizations and is included with registration. It is open from Friday at 7pm until Sunday at 2pm.  





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The conference begins with an "Open Barn" reception in the Exhibit Hall at 7:00 on Friday evening and is FREE to attend. The first session starts at 8:40 am Saturday morning. Be sure to join us Saturday evening for wine, dessert, awards and live entertainment . Registration opens at 6:00 pm Friday, Saturday at 7:30 am and Sunday at 8:00 am.



Sheraton Red Deer, 3310 - 50 Avenue
Red Deer, Alberta, T4N 3X9 Canada

For accommodations, contact the Sheraton Red Deer at 1-800-662-7197. Indicate you are with the Horse Breeders and Owners Conference. Rates vary with room type. Please call for rates.

Additional accommodations have been arranged at the Red Deer Lodge and Sandman Hotel. Please call and indicate you are with the Horse Breeders & Owners Conference.

Red Deer Lodge 1- 800-661-1657

Sandman Hotel  403-343-7400  




































































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Industry Directory


Please Click Here to view our Industry Directory with links to equine sport groups, breed groups, facilities, calendars and publications in Alberta.


Contact Us
Office Address:

97 East Lake Ramp NE
Airdrie, AB
T4A 0C3
Phone: 403-420-5949
Fax: 403-948-2069