Liz Stitt, Editorial Intern

Liz Stitt was The Horse's editorial intern in 2005 and a student majoring in equine science and English at the University of Kentucky.

Articles by Liz Stitt

Understanding Congenital Stationary Night Blindness

Canadian researchers are investigating the cause of a condition found primarily in Appaloosas that prevents them from seeing in the dark. Congenital stationary night blindness (CSNB) is a hereditary, non-progressive condition for which there is Read More

Filly's Damaged Ear Repaired With Surgery

Horses' ears are designed for distinguishing fine sounds, protecting sensitive inner ear structures, and communicating with herdmates. An 18-month-old Belgian Warmblood filly's ear was injured (likely on a fence), resulting in the ear bending Read More

Microchips Aid Horse Recovery After Katrina

Microchip manufacturers report they have experienced recent increased interest in microchips, presumably due to the microchips' help in recovering animals following Hurricanes Katrina and Rita.

Microchipping horses involves the use of Read More

Damaged Ear Repaired

A horse's ear is designed distinguishing fine sounds at the same time protecting the sensitive inner structures and communicating with herdmates. The ear of an 18-month-old Belgian Warmblood filly was injured, which resulted in the ear Read More

Microchip Interest Increases After Hurricanes

At least two microchip manufacturers said they experienced recent increased interest in their products, presumably as a result of the animal identification problems following Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. These companies said they worked with Read More

Breeders' Cup Admission With Dreamer Movie Stub

Everyone who buys a ticket to see the Dreamworks film Dreamer: Inspired By a True Story will receive free admission to the 2005 Breeders' Cup World Thoroughbred Championships on Saturday, Oct. 29, at Belmont Park. Dreamworks and Loews Read More

ETI To Match Funds For Equine Hurricane Victims

At the September meeting, the Equestrian Trails Inc. (ETI) board of directors voted to make a contribution to Hurricane Katrina's equine victims hoping to raise $25,000. The board voted unanimously to contribute up to $5,000 in matching funds fo Read More

TheHorse.com Database Aids In Cat Rescue

Thanks to the rescue efforts of Shawn Alladio, owner of K38 Rescue, and the list of animals stranded in the wake of Hurricane Katrina featured on TheHorse.com (Read More