Veterinarian Industry Announcements
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
January 01, 2007
Ross Dean Scoggins, DVM, of Villa Grove, Ill., died Friday, Dec. 29, 2006, according to the obituary in The News-Gazette (
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
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
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 Bloodhorse.com's "Talkin... Read More
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
October 24, 2006
Alltech, in conjunction with the University of Kentucky, has published the first annual report of the Alltech-University of Kentucky Nutrition Research Alliance at Coldstream Research Farm. This partnership, formed in 2004, has resulted in... Read More
October 17, 2006
October 03, 2006
Central Florida Community College has added two Thoroughbred racing courses to its equine program.
The "Thoroughbred Sales" course will be offered 6-8 p.m. on Tuesdays, Oct. 10-24, at the Ocala Campus, 3001 S.W. College Road, Bldg. 40, Room... Read More
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