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Ames Named Dean of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine

The University of Minnesota Board of Regents on June 13 approved the appointment of Trevor Ames, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACVIM, as dean of the College of Veterinary Medicine.

"Trevor has done an outstanding job as interim dean, and I believe that he Read More

Hendra Testing Continues on Horses at Australian Vet Clinic

Biosecurity Queensland continued with tests on samples from 37 horses at a Brisbane area vet practice today while working with Queensland Health and various horse industry groups to ensure that the risks involved with Hendra virus are widely known. Read More

Barbaro's Surgeon to Deliver Racing Hall of Fame Address

Dean W. Richardson, DVM, Dipl. ACVS, leader of the team that treated Barbaro, will be the guest speaker at the National Museum of Racing's 2008 Hall of Fame induction ceremony Aug. 4.

Trainer Carl Nafzger, jockey Edgar Prado, and the horses Read More

AQHA Donates $50,000 to Genetic Research Fund

The American Quarter Horse Foundation recently donated $50,000 to Morris Animal Foundation (MAF) to advance equine health through MAF's Equine Consortium for Genetic Research (ECGR) project. The consortium includes 18 equine research institutes Read More

Vita Flex Nutrition: Equinyl

ComfortX works by suppressing the ability of neutrophils, a type of white blood cell, to migrate and attach to the site of the inflammation. It helps control inflammation earlier in the process and its mode of action is separate and distinct from COX Read More

Vibram Hoof Pads

Vibram Hoof Pads are made using a unique process that bonds two layers of resilient Vibram rubber together. Each layer plays a different role in absorbing and distributing the shock that the hoof experiences on impact. Read More

Flies Be Gone

The size of a football, each trap catches up to 20,000 flies. The easy-to-use device is disposable and requires no maintenance. Each unit comes complete with a protein-based natural fly food called Ultra Biomass. Read More

Kentucky Equine Research: EO-3

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Thrush-XX: Thrush Treatment Aid Aerosol

Farnam presents the new Thrush-XX Thrush Treatment Aid Aerosol (copper naphthenate). Read More

Antibiotic Beads Now Available from Compounding Pharmacy

Wedgewood Pharmacy is now offering antibiotic beads and a new preparation, pentosan polysulfate sodium (Pentosan), in its extensive formulary of custom-compounded preparations.

Wedgewood initially will compound antibiotic beads for gentamicin Read More

EEE: Florida Horse Owners Urged to Vaccinate

Florida Agriculture and Consumer Services Commissioner Charles Bronson is urging horse owners to get their animals vaccinated as the number of Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) cases are on the rise.

As of June 30, there were four times as Read More

Michigan State Expo to Give Horse Hay Buying Guidance

Like nearly everything else, the cost of horse hay is increasing. Buyers who want to purchase a quality product and sellers who want to provide a marketable commodity can attend an educational seminar during Michigan State University's Ag Expo, Read More

Dr. Bobby Cowles to Join Pfizer Equine Team

With more than a decade of experience in veterinary science, Bobby Cowles, DVM, MS, MBA, is bringing his passion for the horse and expertise in equine health to work on the veterinary operations team that supports Pfizer Animal Health's equine Read More

Paris Bound? Curlin has First Workout on Turf

Reigning "Horse of the Year" Curlin successfully completed the first step in what could be a journey to Paris to run in the famed Gran Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe with a solid work July 1 under jockey Robby Albarado over the Matt Winn Turf Course Read More

Fans of Barbaro Plan Second Annual Celebration

The Fans of Barbaro (FOB) will be hosting their annual "Celebration of Barbaro" at Delaware Park the weekend of July 12-13.

All proceeds from the event will benefit Thoroughbred Charities of America. Organizers say they hope to surpass Read More

Neurology to be Focus of AAEP State-of-the-Art Lecture

Stephen M. Reed, DVM, Dipl. ACVIM, will deliver the Frank J. Milne State-of-the-Art Lecture on Dec. 8 during the American Association of Equine Practitioners' 54th Annual Convention in San Diego, Calif. Equine neurology is the focus of this year's Read More

Horse Missing in Kentucky Wildlife Management Area

A black Arabian gelding named "Leggs" was lost at Kleber Wildlife Management Area on June 25. Kleber is a 2,575-acre preserve and trail system, about halfway between Frankfort and Owenton, Ky.

According to a notice distributed by the Read More

Maryland Officials Announce Availability of EHV-1 Test

As part of the Maryland Department of Agriculture's (MDA) ongoing work to expedite the identification and control of disease, the College Park Animal Health Diagnostic Laboratory is now able to perform polymerase chain reaction (PCR) testing for Read More

Boy's Wish to Meet Smarty Jones Granted

The Kentucky region of the Make-A-Wish Foundation and Three Chimneys Farm recently teamed up to grant a young boy's wish of meeting Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes winner Smarty Jones. His experience will be chronicled June 30 during Read More

David O'Connor Elected to American Horse Council

David O'Connor, president of the United States Equestrian Federation, Olympic gold medalist, and Pan American Games and World Equestrian Games medalist, has been elected to the board of trustees of the American Horse Council.

In 2004, Read More

Texas A&M Performing Research on Arenus Joint Supplement

Arenus, a division of Novus Nutrition Brands LLC, in conjunction with researchers from Texas A&M University, is studying the efficacy of a new, patent-pending technology in joint supplements, according to Marketing Manager Jeremy Moore. Read More

Endurance Discipline Manager Selected for WEG 2010

Emmett B. Ross has been selected as the Endurance Discipline Manager for the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games.

Ross brings more than 20 years of international endurance riding experience, acting as trainer, Chef d'Equipe, Read More

Kentucky Horse Park Hosting Equine Adoption Fair

A number of factors have converged to make this a difficult year for some of Kentucky's horses. Equine overpopulation, a challenging economy, and last summer's drought are among the causes of distress that have put Kentucky's horses in the Read More

Sav-A-Hoof Med-i-sole

Med-i-sole is an effective treatment for infections of the sole and frog (including white line disease, thrush, and seedy toe). The special gel formula sticks to the sole, shoes, and pads and increases the beneficial contact time. Read More

Tempo SC Ultra Pest Control Concentrate

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