Piedra Announces Equine Research Grants

The Piedra Foundation (TPF) awards several applied equine research grants each year to private equine practices with qualifying internship programs. Through these grants, funded by The Oak Tree Racing Association, TPF helps progressive equine practices publish the results of important clinical work while augmenting the training of equine veterinarians participating in private practice internships.

The 1999 Recipients of the TPF Applied Equine Research Grants are:

Jeannette McCracken, DVM
Hagyard-Davidson-McGee Associates
Lexington, KY
Duodenitis and Gastric Outflow Obstruction in Foals

Jennifer Brown, DVM
Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital
Lexington, KY
Quantitative Ultrasonographic Correlation of Tendon Damage and Racing
Performance Post-Treatment

Cynthia Gutierrez, DVM
Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital
Lexington, KY
The Relationship Between Thyroid Hormone Levels and Fertility in Mares.

Natasha Werpy, DVM
San Luis Rey Equine Hospital
Bonsall, CA
Effects of Intra-articular Injection of Corticosteroid in Horses with
Enlarged Cervical Facet Joints and Abnormal Myelograms.

For more information on TPF and this program go to: www.piedra.org.

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