Recent News for Equine Care Professions

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Surgically Treating 'Kissing Spines' in the Standing Horse

April 23, 2014

The team found that the standing procedure yielded similar results to surgery done under general anesthesia. ... Read More

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Could ICSI Donor Mares Serve as their Own Embryo Recipients?

April 22, 2014

This technique, which a team of scientists recently found to be successful, could make ICSI more affordable.... Read More

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Researchers Digging Deeper into African Horse Sickness

April 20, 2014

Scientists are turning to a genetic level of understanding and fighting African horse sickness.... Read More

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Animal Disease Tracking Map Launched

April 16, 2014

Researchers have launched an interactive map to track diseases in dogs, cats, and horses around the world.... Read More

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Sports Medicine Researcher Clayton Retires from MSU

April 15, 2014

Dr. Hilary Clayton says she'll still be active in the equine and research communities.... Read More

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Veterinary Mobility Bill Moves to Full House

April 10, 2014

The bill would allow veterinarians to transport to and dispense controlled substances at treatment sites.... Read More

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Will My Horse Survive Colic Surgery?

April 03, 2014

There are no easy answers when it comes to colic surgery, just as there are no easy decisions.... Read More

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AVA Responds to NSW Court Decision on Vet Licensing

March 30, 2014

The Australian Veterinary Association believes the recent decision will be detrimental to horse racing.... Read More

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First UK Equine Research Crowdfunding Project Raises $6,000

March 28, 2014

The crowdfunding project is possibly the first such effort in the veterinary science field.... Read More

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TRF Names Messer, Scherf to Board

March 26, 2014

The TRF has named Nat T. Messer IV, DVM, ABVP, and Christopher Scherf to its board of directors.... Read More

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Madigan to Deliver 2014 Milne State-of-the-Art Lecture

March 20, 2014

John Madigan, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACVIM, ACAW, will speak at the 2014 AAEP convention in Salt Lake City.... Read More

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McIlwraith Honored by Orthopaedic Research Society

March 18, 2014

McIlwraith is the first veterinarian honored with a career award from the Orthopaedic Research Society.... Read More

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Buck Brannaman on Horse Herd Behavior and Yielding Softly

March 14, 2014

Brannaman said owners need to train their horses to yield softly to their humans--including veterinarians.... Read More

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AHT Infectious Disease Group receives NEF Commendation

March 11, 2014

The commendation came in recognition of the group's work on disease research, surveillance, and management. ... Read More

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Equine Massage Therapists Sue Arizona Vet Board

March 06, 2014

The therapists claim the veterinary medical examining board is violating their right to earn a living.... Read More

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New Veterinary Representatives Join AAEP On Call Team

March 06, 2014

On Call representatives provide timely health-care information about equine athletes during televised events. ... Read More

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MU Receives $2.5 Million for Vet Medicine Scholarships

March 05, 2014

The gift will support scholarships for veterinary students and will encourage volunteer work among recipients.... Read More

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Anesthetizing Horses in the Field for an Hour or More

March 05, 2014

Learn how veterinarians safely anesthetize horses in the field for 60 minutes or longer.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Mind Your Manners

March 04, 2014

Of the 896 voters, 641 (72%) said their horses are well-behaved for the farrier. ... Read More

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Grayson-Jockey Club to Provide Research Funding in 2014

February 27, 2014

The Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation will fund 19 research projects worth $1,003,580 in 2014. ... Read More

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Zoetis to Support AAEP, FFA, AABP Programs in 2014

February 26, 2014

Since its inception, this program has donated more than $5.9 million to veterinary students and FFA chapters.... Read More

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10 Equine Dentistry Resources on TheHorse.com

February 24, 2014

February is the American Veterinary Medical Association's national pet dental health month.... Read More

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Equine Surgeon, New Bolton Center Founder Raker Dies

February 23, 2014

Charles W. Raker, VMD, Dipl. ACVS, died peacefully on Feb. 16. He was 93. ... Read More

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Veterinarian, Equine Advocate Leitch Dies

February 18, 2014

Midge Leitch, VMD, Dipl ACVS, has died after a long battle with cancer. She was 67 years old.... Read More

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Eight Horses Die in Central Kentucky Barn Fire

February 10, 2014

A Feb. 9 barn fire at Equine Integrated Medicine veterinary clinic near Georgetown, Ky., killed eight horses.... Read More