Recent News for Equine Care Professions

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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

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University of Tennessee to Host Equine Podiatry Conference

February 08, 2014

The inaugural conference for veterinarians and farriers will take place on Mar. 8.... Read More

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Dr. Leroy Coggins Dies at 81

February 07, 2014

Leroy Coggins, DVM, PhD, who in 1970 developed the now ubiquitous Coggins test, has died at the age of 81.... Read More

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Best Practices for 20 Minutes of Equine Field Anesthesia

February 04, 2014

Short-term anesthesia for procedures lasting fewer than 20 minutes is common field work in equine medicine.... Read More

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CE Credit Offered for Equine Digital Best Practices Webinar

January 26, 2014

One hour of credit is available for veterinarians, vet techs, and administrators attending the webinar.... Read More

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UK Forage Bowl Team Wins National Title

January 25, 2014

The UK Forage Bowl team took the top spot at the National Forage Bowl.... Read More

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Researchers Identify EOTRH Risk Factors

January 19, 2014

EOTRH is a painful, recently identified condition that primarily affects horses' incisors and canine teeth.... Read More

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Surgeon Baker Joins Hagyard Equine Medical Institute

January 14, 2014

William True Baker, DVM, Dipl. ACVS, joined the practice as a surgeon at the Davidson Surgery Center.... Read More

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Palmer Named NYSGC Equine Medical Director

January 13, 2014

Scott Palmer, VMD, Dipl. AVBP, will oversee the health and safety of horses at all New York state racetracks.... Read More

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International Equine Disease Report, Third Quarter 2013

January 12, 2014

Confirmed diseases included CEM, strangles, influenza, EHV, ehrlichiosis, rotavirus, salmonellosis, and more.... Read More

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Melanoma Implications in Prepurchase Exams

January 12, 2014

When in their early stages, melanomas are small and can seem insignificant, but many are extremely invasive.... Read More

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NCSU to Host Veterinarian, Horse Owner Symposiums

January 11, 2014

NCSU will host seminars for horse owners, veterinary professionals, and students on Feb. 8-9.... Read More