Veterinarian Hall of Fame Inducts Two New Members

Two talented equine veterinarians have been inducted into the International Equine Veterinarians Hall of Fame for their extraordinary efforts in the area of hoof care. James Rooney, DVM, Dipl. ACVP, of Queenstown, Md.; and Richard Mansmann, VMD, PhD, of Apex, N.C.; were voted on by the 12 members of the Hall of Fame and by the 78 members of the International Horseshoeing Hall of Fame.

Rooney has conducted research and educated students at a number of institutions, including more than 25 years on the staff at the University of Kentucky’s Gluck Equine Research Center. He authored The Lame Horse, which was first published in 1974.

Mansmann has conducted numerous seminars, is a past president of the North Carolina Horse Council, and penned Equine Lameness with Christine King, BVSc, MACVSc, MVetClinStud.

American Farriers Journal sponsors this program, and is currently accepting nominations for the 2003 class into the International Equine Veterinarians and International Horseshoeing Halls of Fame. Write with nominations—be sure to include your contact information.

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