Recent News for Equine Care Professions


Henneke, Developed Equine Body Condition Scoring System, Dies at 60

November 19, 2012

Don Henneke, PhD, Tarleton State University equine science director, died Nov. 16 after a battle with cancer. ... Read More


Hankenson Named First Richardson Professor in Equine Disease Research

November 16, 2012

Mr. and Mrs. Roy Jackson established the professorship after their horse Barbaro was treated at Penn Vet.... Read More


Clay Named Chair of Gluck Equine Research Foundation

November 14, 2012

Case Clay of Thee Chimneys Farm was named to the position in October.... Read More


Massey University's Vet School, Equine Center on Display for Royal Visit

November 14, 2012

Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, will tour the university's vet school and equestrian facilities on Nov. 15.... Read More

From left: Professor Kym Abbott, head of the School of Animal and Veterinary Sciences; Professor Warren Bebbington, vice-chancellor and president of the University of Adelaide; and Professor Chris Riley, head of the equine health discipline, with a horse at the University of Adelaide Roseworthy Campus.


Constuction Begins on University of Adelaide $10 million Equine Health Center

November 12, 2012

The center will be used for teaching in the veterinary program and will provide services to the public.... Read More


UCD offers New Equine Sports Medicine Graduate Certificate

November 11, 2012

The course is designed for veterinarians already in practice who'd like to pursue a sports medicine career.... Read More


Garth Vader Starts New Career at Penn Vet

November 10, 2012

The Standardbred stallion will be used in several fashions at PennVet.... Read More


Dr. Carrie Finno Receives 2012 Wilson Award

November 08, 2012

Finno received the award for her paper on electrophysiological studies in horses with neuroaxonal dystrophy.... Read More


Equine Veterinary Journal Offers Laminitis Research Online

November 07, 2012

EVJ has made a collection of laminitis research papers available online to both vets and horse owners. ... Read More


Study: New Zealand's Sport Horse Industry worth $1 Billion Annually

November 06, 2012

Of the estimated 80,000 sport horses in New Zealand, the average total annual spend per horse is $12,500.... Read More


Former UKVDL Bacteriology Chief Receives National Award

October 24, 2012

Mike Donahue, PhD, received an award for excellence in diagnostic veterinary microbiology.... Read More


'Learning Theory' to Improve Veterinarian Safety

October 24, 2012

"Learning theory" research could help keep vets safer when working with difficult equine patients.... Read More


UC Davis Welcomes Equine Reproduction Specialists

October 22, 2012

Following a two-year hiatus due to retirements, the VMTH Equine Reproduction Service returns to full strength.... Read More


WSU Lecture: Assessing Equine Heart Murmur Significance

October 21, 2012

Veterinarians can earn 1 CE hour for attending the Nov. 6 webinar.... Read More


Behind the Scenes at the New Bolton Center

October 16, 2012

Go behind the scenes at the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine's New Bolton Center.... Read More


Texas A&M Breaks Ground on New Equine Complex

October 10, 2012

The new complex will provide a home for equine science education, research, and outreach.... Read More


International Equine Disease Report, Second Quarter 2012

October 09, 2012

Equine influenza, equine herpesvirus, strangles, contagious equine metritis, and confirmed around the world.... Read More


Vet Science Grad Program Unites Passion for Science, Horses

October 05, 2012

Graduate students are uniquely positioned for immersion in research that will advance horse health knowledge.... Read More


AQHA Accepting Applications for 2013 Equine Research Funding

October 02, 2012

The AQHA is now accepting applications for equine research project funding for 2013-14.... Read More


So, You Want to be an Equine Behaviorist

October 01, 2012

I am extremely interested in becoming an equine behaviorist. I want to know more about how to go about pursuin... Read More


EMS, PPID Focus of Second Equine Endocrinology Summit

September 27, 2012

Endocrinology researchers met to discuss equine metabolic syndrome (EMS) and equine Cushing's disease (PPID).... Read More


Otterbein Receives $1.5 million for Equine Science Program

September 25, 2012

Otterbein University dedicated the Austin E. Knowlton Center for Equine Science on Sept. 22.... Read More


Equine Guelph Offers Additional Equine Biosecurity eWorkshop

September 23, 2012

Equine Guelph has announced the second offering of the Biosecurity Prevention eWorkshop from Oct. 22 - Nov. 4.... Read More


What's in an Equine Eye Exam?

September 19, 2012

A thorough eye examination can identify numerous potentially vision-threatening problems in horses.... Read More


AAEP Convention Heads to Southern California in 2012

September 17, 2012

The AAEP will return to the West Coast in 2012 for its 58th Annual Convention, Dec. 1-5 in Anaheim, Calif.... Read More