Veterinary Students


Researchers Aim to Improve Vet School Teaching Horse Welfare

July 08, 2017

Researchers proposed a conceptual model to optimize the welfare of horses used for veterinary teaching programs.... Read More


Students Committed to Equine Medicine Receive Scholarships

June 17, 2017

A total of 33 vet students preparing for equine medicine careers have received a combined $102,000 in financial support.... Read More


Merck/AAEP Foundation Scholarship Applications Due April 24

April 19, 2017

Second- and third-year vet students pursuing a career in equine medicine can apply for one of five $5,000 scholarships.... Read More


2016 BEVA Congress Wrap Up

March 27, 2017

Read highlights from the British Equine Veterinary Association Congress.... Read More


Merck, AVMF Award Scholarships to 34 Veterinary Students

March 15, 2017

Award recipients are second- and third-year students pursuing careers in companion animal or large animal medicine.... Read More


Poll Recap: University Teaching Hospitals

January 24, 2017

Of the 516 respondents, 302 (59%) said they have taken their horse to a university veterinary teaching hospital. ... Read More


UK, University of Copenhagen Team Up for Dual PhD Program

December 23, 2016

Jasmin Bagge, DVM, is studying the use of stem cells to facilitate tissue repair following injury in horses.... Read More


Six New Vets Receive AAEP Foundation Scholarships

December 07, 2016

Six veterinary graduates of 2016 committed to careers in equine medicine received $4,000 scholarships.... Read More


Vet Students Receive Merck/AAEP Foundation Scholarships

December 05, 2016

Five vet students committed to careers in equine medicine each received $5,000 scholarships.... Read More


University of Maryland Equine Program Breeds Success

September 18, 2016

Learn about the university's Thoroughbred breeding program, a winning one-eyed gelding, and more.... Read More


Penn Vet Adds Animal Welfare Courses to Curriculum

September 01, 2016

Sue McDonnell, MS, PhD, will teach the equine welfare class.... Read More


The Horse Launches New Program for College Students

August 25, 2016

Students can receive complimentary digital access to The Horse while enrolled at partner schools. ... Read More


UK Grad Student Named Zoetis Vet Parasitology Resident

June 23, 2016

Ashley Steuer, DVM, will carry out a dual residency and PhD program in veterinary parasitology.... Read More

Veterinary student Patrick Succo is teaching high-schoolers in the Navajo Nation about equine health; he helped spark a new partnership involving the Colorado State veterinary program.


Navajo Student Helps Launch CSU Vet Program Home Community

June 09, 2016

Patrick Succo is teaching Navajo high-schoolers to determine correct vaccine dosage for horses and more.... Read More


25 Vet Students Rewarded for Commitment to Equine Medicine

May 27, 2016

The Winner's Circle Scholarship Program has provided $1,102,500 in scholarships since its inception in 2008.... Read More

Hayley squeezes in time to ride her 13-year-old Thoroughbred gelding, Joker, whom she got "free to a good home" last fall.


A Day in the Life of an Equine Veterinary Student

May 17, 2016

Hayley Rasmussen-Ball describes a typical 24 hours in the world she wouldn't trade for anything.... Read More

Veterinary students perform an examination.


Veterinarians, Students Serve Working Horses in Honduras

April 29, 2016

Take a behind-the-scenes look at how the group provided care to more than 300 working equids in Southern Honduras.... Read More

WCVM student Jacqueline Harrison learning how to bleed a horse with the help of her summer project supervisor Dr. Stacy Anderson.


Temperature and Equine Inflammation: Is There a Link?

March 25, 2016

A vet student shares her experience studying equine neutrophil function at various incubation temperatures.... Read More


'Breeding Bonny' Could Help Students With Reproductive Exams

March 18, 2016

Researchers recently tested an equine gynecological exam simulator for its suitability in veterinary training programs.... Read More


UK Student Entrepreneurs Take First Place at Georgia Bowl

February 25, 2016

The team's service provides a blood test that can potentially predict injuries in horses before serious problems occur.... Read More


Six Promising New Vets Awarded AAEP Foundation Scholarships

December 09, 2015

Six 2015 veterinary graduates committed to careers in equine medicine were each presented with $4,000 scholarships.... Read More


Five Vet Students Receive Merck/AAEP Foundation Scholarships

December 07, 2015

The students received the inaugural $5,000 scholarships via the Merck Animal Health/AAEP Foundation scholarship program.... Read More


Veterinary Students Benefit from Zoetis Support Program

November 24, 2015

The program is returning for its eighth year and providing around $1.5 million in donations.... Read More


New Online Course on Horses Launches at UF

October 02, 2015

The course includes information on common health issues, the species' history, equine business and research, and more.... Read More


Six New Vets Selected for AAEP Foundation Scholarships

July 22, 2015

Recipients are evaluated on academics, leadership, and involvement in activities benefiting horses' health and welfare.... Read More