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Residency Endowment Aims to Keep Equine Vets at Michigan State

Robert and Kay Ritchie have a vision: a steady stream of veterinary students in residency positions studying equine medicine at Michigan State University's College of Veterinary Medicine (MSU CVM). When their residency training is through, these Read More

MSU Vet to Offer Young Horse Training Health Lecture

Training the young horse is a step-by-step process, one that takes time, patience, knowledge, and experience. An important aspect of training the young horse is for the trainer to be able to identify the fine line between the proper amount of Read More

Michigan State Hosting Equine Colic Lecture

You walk to the barn to do your chores, like you do every evening. But instead of finding your horse eager to see you and ready for his evening meal, you find him in terrible discomfort. You try not to panic as one of the most feared words in th Read More

Horse Health Tips for Extreme Cold Weather

This winter has been unusually cold in some areas, with temperatures well below freezing for many days in a row. This extreme cold weather can be particularly dangerous to animals that live outdoors. The Michigan State University Veterinary Read More

Cushing's Horses Sought for Pergolide Study

Elanco Animal Health (a division of Eli Lilly and Company), in collaboration with Michigan State University, Oklahoma State University, and Louisiana State University, is seeking horses with equine Cushing's disease, also known as pituitary pars Read More

Michigan State Lecture Focuses on Preparing Horses for Winter

Each spring it's the same scenario: your horse comes out of winter overweight and out of shape. You spent the previous year riding, training, showing, and your horse enjoyed plenty of exercise while out to pasture. But after a few cold months of Read More