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Veterinarian's Oath Revised to Stress Importance of Animal Welfare

The AVMA has revised the Veterinarian's Oath to stress the importance of animal welfare Read More

Comments Sought to Help Shape the Future of Veterinary Education

Want to help shape veterinary education to build the veterinary workforce of the future? Now is your chance as public comments are sought on a groundbreaking report.

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Hagyard Equine Medical Institute's Pharmacy Department Receives PCAB Accreditation

Hagyard Equine Medical Institute in Lexington, Ky., announced that Hagyard Pharmacy has earned the Pharmacy Compounding Accreditation Board's Seal of Accreditation. The PCAB is a not-for-profit corporation that was formed to provide quality Read More

AAEP 2010: Inaugural 'Legend of the Year' Award Presented to California Veterinarian

Bayer Animal Health honored Liz Bracken, DVM, of Atascadero, Calif., as the inaugural recipient of the "Legend of the Year" award, which recognizes veterinary professionals who provide equitarian aid, or exceptional care for unwanted or abandoned ... Read More

Shivers Study: Researchers Looking for Assistance from Owners

Researchers at the University of Minnesota's (UM) College of Veterinary Medicine are conducting vital research on the equine neurologic disorder shivers, and they are seeking horse owners who have animals with shivers to assist them with this effort. Read More

Penn State's Patricia Comerford Wins Outstanding Service Award

Patricia M. Comerford, extension equine specialist in Penn State's Department of Dairy and Animal Science (DAS), received the 2010 Outstanding Service Award at the Eastern National 4-H Horse Roundup last week in Louisville, Ky. Read More

FEI Prohibited Substance App Now Available for Android Phones

Three weeks after launching its iPhone application for the Equine Prohibited Substances list, the Federation Equestre Internationale (FEI) has announced that the app is now available on Android smartphones. Read More

Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center Announces Continuing Education Schedule

Virginia Tech's Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center has announced its 2010-11 Tuesday Talks schedule. This series of free lectures is designed to provide veterinarians, horse owners, and industry professionals with valuable insight and ... Read More

Cornell Researcher Wins NIH Director's Innovator Award

An associate professor of medicine at the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine has received the National Insitute of Health Director's New Innovator Award. The grant was awarded to Maria Julia Bevilaqua Felippe, DVM, MS, PhD, Dipl. ACVIM Read More

Identifying Neglect of Horses

Everyone has a different mental picture of how a skinny horse looks, acts, and appears. Often the easiest way to determine if a horse needs to be investigated by authorities is to determine his or her body condition score using the Henneke Scale.

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New Bolton Center Announces Equine Home Care Nursing Program

The level of nursing care needed by ill or post-surgical horses who have returned home often falls somewhere between the capabilities of the horse owner and what is provided by a veterinarian. To fill that gap, University of Pennsylvania ... Read More

Kentucky Equine Research Featured on Discovery Channel's "Dirty Jobs"

Kentucky Equine Research (KER) will be featured on the Discovery Channel's hit series "Dirty Jobs," airing on Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2010, at 9 p.m. EST.

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KEMI Designated as Horse Mania Auction Beneficiary

The Kentucky Equine Management Internship (KEMI) program will benefit from the sale of the Horse Mania 2010 horse "Cloisonneigh", which was sponsored by the Kentucky Thoroughbred Association, at the Dec. 3 Keeneland Sales Pavilion auction.

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Kentucky Horse Council Elects New Board Members

The Kentucky Horse Council (KHC) Board of Directors welcomed new and returning board members on Nov. 8 following elections at the annual membership meeting held in Lexington, Ky.

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UC Davis Welcomes New Endowed Chair

The University of California, Davis, has announced the appointment of K. Gary Magdesian, DVM, Dipl. ACVIM, ACVECC, ACVCP, chief of neonatology and critical care at the university's, William R. Pritchard Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital, as Read More

Trail Riding Group Changes Hoof Protection Rule

Beginning in 2011 the NATRC will allow in competition all hoof boots designed for sole protection. Read More

University of Louisville College of Business Expands Equine Industry Program

The University of Louisville, Ky., College of Business has recently undertaken a $3.38 million expansion project that will benefit the school's equine business education program. The university is in the process of constructing an addition to ... Read More

NAVC Conference 2011 Equine Program Sets a Brisk Pace

Whether they work in an exclusively equine practice or a mixed-practice setting, veterinarians attending the 2011 North American Veterinary Conference will encounter a program devoted to their specific interests. Read More

UHC's Operation Gelding Clinics Continue

The Unwanted Horse Coalition's (UHC) Operation Gelding program continues to enjoy success as participation has spread across the United States. The program is designed to offer funding assistance to organizations, associations, and events ... Read More

USPC Riding Center Program Approved as a Permanent Program

At the United States Pony Club (USPC) Board of Governors meeting November 6-7, 2010, the Pony Club Riding Center Program was approved by a unanimous vote to become a permanent program. This approval comes after a five-year 'beta' period Read More

Horse Stable Fire Prevention and Preparation Tips

In the back of the mind of every horse, stable, or ranch owner lies the fear of a barn fire, buffered by the hope that he or she is prepared to deal with such a crisis. The San Antonio Saddle Horse Association offered a fire preventiion and safety... Read More

Kentucky Veterinarians Curb Unwanted Horse Population

On December 4, the Kentucky Horse Park, along with the Kentucky Horse Council and the Kentucky Equine Humane Center, will offer free gelding surgeries for horse owners who cannot afford to have the surgery performed on their stallions. Read More

Deadline Date is January 14 for 2011 AHP Student Award Contest

The 2011 American Horse Publications (AHP) Student Award will award up to three $750 travel awards to attend the AHP "Hoofprints in the Sand" Seminar in San Diego, Calif., on June 16-18, 2011. Travel Award winners have an opportunity to meet ... Read More

ELCR Reports Success in Equine Land Conservation Efforts

Equine Land Conservation Resource (ELCR) is a national nonprofit working to advance the conservation of land for horse-related activity. In the past three years ELCR has aided in the conservation plans for 44,237 acres and 985 miles of trail ... Read More

Earlier Detection of Strangles, Other Equine Diseases On the Way

University of Maine veterinary science researchers are receiving nearly $500,000 to establish a unique research, testing, and education center that promises to advance the diagnosis, treatment, and understanding of diseases, including strangles. Read More