Veterinarian Industry Announcements


Herpesvirus Outbreak Update to be Presented at Virginia Tech

March 02, 2007

The Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine (VMRCVM) and Virginia Cooperative Extension will present "Update on the Neurological Equine herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1) Outbreak in Virginia" on Tuesday, March 6, as part of an ongoing... Read More


Reed Retires from The Ohio State, Joins Rood and Riddle Staff

March 02, 2007

Steve Reed, DVM, Dipl. ACVIM, Bud and Marilyn Jenne Professor in Equine Clinical Sciences and Research, has retired from The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM) after 25 year... Read More


UGA Vet School to Auction Mares on Internet

March 01, 2007

When officials at the University of Georgia veterinary school were seeking homes for four horses they no longer needed, they tried an approach they hadn't used before: Advertise them on the Internet as surplus government property.

The vet... Read More


La. University Plans to Tear Down Former Equine Center

February 20, 2007

The University of Louisiana at Lafayette plans to demolish a barn that has been idle for the past 10 years.

The 7,541-square-foot building is located on the university's 100-acre horse farm. After being used as a dairy facility, the barn... Read More


Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine's Mule Mascots Receive Funding

February 14, 2007

Truman the Tiger is the University of Missouri-Columbia's mascot. Other lesser known but equally loved MU mascots are the College of Veterinary Medicine's mules. A recent gift from the estate of Virginia Etheridge ensures that the mule team will... Read More


$1 Million Professorship Established for UK Equine Program

February 03, 2007

A $1 million endowed professorship has been established by the James Graham Brown Foundation and Research Challenge Trust Fund to honor Stanley Smith Dickson, a native Kentuckian with a multigenerational legacy in the state's horse industry.... Read More


Richardson, Jacksons, New Bolton Honored for Contribution to Racing

January 23, 2007

Barbaro has steadily improved since having surgery on his left hind hoof, although the Kentucky Derby winner has yet to return outside and will be hospital-bound for at least another month.

"He's bright, happy, eating," chief surgeon Dean... Read More


"Moneigh" Hoofprint Paintings Raise Funds for Minnesota Equine Center

January 22, 2007

Can't afford the $250 donation it takes to get an engraved brick at the University of Minnesota's new Equine Center? Take heart--for only $50, you could have a painting by a horse.

Hercules, that is, the Belgian gelding who serves as the... Read More


Reed Joining Rood & Riddle Internal Medicine Staff

January 17, 2007

Stephen M. Reed, DVM, Dipl. ACVIM, whose work with neurological horses has gained him worldwide acclaim, will join Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital's internal medicine department on Feb. 1, 2007. Rood & Riddle is a full-service equine... Read More


Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital Adds Retail Veterinary Pharmacy

January 15, 2007

Rood & Riddle, a full-service equine hospital in Lexington, Ky., has expanded its offerings to include a retail veterinary pharmacy, which opened its doors on Jan. 2, 2007, with Anne Lane Gresham, RPh, as director. Gresham, a... Read More


Morris, Madden, Lengel Honored at USEF Pegasus Awards

January 15, 2007

It was standing room only during the much-anticipated Pegasus Awards held Friday night (Jan. 12), where the equestrian world's brightest stars gathered to be honored and celebrate achievements from 2006, as well as a lifetime.

The awarding... Read More


Kan. Couple Makes Biggest Gift Yet to Missouri Vet School

January 09, 2007

A Kansas couple who vowed decades ago to repay the University of Missouri's veterinary school for kind treatment of their injured dog have made their largest gift yet to the institution.

Tom and Betty Scott, of Mission Hills, Kan., have... Read More


Dr. Dean Scoggins Obituary

January 01, 2007

Ross Dean Scoggins, DVM, of Villa Grove, Ill., died Friday, Dec. 29, 2006, according to the obituary in The News-Gazette (Read More


Montana State Veterinarian Steps Down For Job in Wyoming

December 31, 2006

Montana State Veterinarian Tom Linfield, DVM, has resigned his position to take a job with the U.S. Department of Agriculture in Wyoming.

His last day was Friday.

The 50-year-old Linfield ran the animal health division of... Read More


Herpesvirus Outbreak: State Veterinarians Notified of EHV Horse Movement

December 18, 2006

State veterinarians have been notified if their jurisdiction received horses that could potentially be spreading equine herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1) from the shipment of 15 horses that included ones responsible for sparking the current outbreak of... Read More


Dr. Rick Arthur to be Tuesday's Guest on "Talkin' Horses"

December 16, 2006

Join Rick Arthur, DVM, world-renowned expert in the field of veterinary medicine and advocate for equine health and welfare issues for more than 20 years. Arthur will be the next guest during a special Tuesday edition of's "Talkin... Read More


Vail to Be Honored as AAEP Distinguished Life Member

December 05, 2006

AAEP Past President Charles D. Vail, DVM, will be recognized for his contributions to veterinary medicine and the AAEP today (Dec. 5) at the President's Luncheon during the 52nd Annual AAEP Convention.

Vail, a Colorado native, graduated... Read More


Distinguished Educator to be Honored at AAEP Annual Convention

December 05, 2006

A veterinarian who has significantly impacted the development and training of equine practitioners will be honored during the American Association of Equine Practitioners' (AAEP) 52nd Annual Convention in San Antonio, Texas. Thomas J. Divers,... Read More


Johnson to be Honored as Distinguished Life Member

December 05, 2006

AAEP Past President J. Clyde Johnson, VMD, will be recognized today (Dec. 5) for his contributions to veterinary medicine and the AAEP during the association's 52nd Annual Convention in San Antonio, Texas.

Johnson earned his veterinary... Read More


LSU Equine Eye Surgery Sparks

December 04, 2006

The extraordinary efforts of globe-trotting surgeons, dedicated Louisiana State University (LSU) veterinarians and technicians, and a determined team of horse owners recently combined to preserve the sight of one 13-year-old Dutch Warmblood mare... Read More


Barbaro's Owners Honored at Record TCA Auction

December 03, 2006

Friday evening's (Dec. 1) Thoroughbred Charities of America (TCA) Stallion Season and Art Auction was the most successful and perhaps most unique in the 17-year history of the event.

Held for the first time at Keeneland, the TCA auction... Read More


International Disease Report Second Quarter 2006

November 19, 2006

The International Collating Center, Newmarket, England, and other sources reported the following disease outbreaks:

Contagious equine metritis (CEM) was confirmed among mares and stallions on several non-Thoroughbred breeding premises in... Read More


Fresno State Equine Program Honored with AQHA Legacy Award

November 10, 2006

The American Quarter Horse Association announced that California State University, Fresno's equine program is among 20 breeders it is honoring with its prestigious Legacy Awards.

Fresno State was the only educational institution selected. T... Read More


UGA College of Veterinary Medicine Named Beneficiary of Atlanta Steeplechase

November 08, 2006

The University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine has been named one of two new non-profit beneficiaries for the 2007 Atlanta Steeplechase. The Atlanta Steeplechase Board of Stewards made the announcement this week that, along with... Read More


Team Barbaro, Richardson, Crist Honored at NTWA Dinner

November 02, 2006

The individuals associated with undefeated Kentucky Derby winner Barbaro -- veterinary surgeon Dean Richardson, DVM, Dipl. ACVS, and the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine's New Bolton Center -- and veteran racing journalis... Read More