Recent News for Equine Care Professions

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Canadian Association of Professional Farriers Launched

November 28, 2012

The organization will promote the integrity of the industry and strengthen members' knowledge and skill set.... Read More

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ACVIM Foundation Receives Grant from to Establish New Research Fund

November 27, 2012

Pfizer granted funding for grants of $30,000 each for equine, small animal, and livestock research.... Read More

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British Levy Board Awards £1.6 Million for Racehorse Health Research

November 25, 2012

Nine new research projects will be supported, in disciplines that reflect the HBLB's research priorities.... Read More

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UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Barry Meade

November 24, 2012

Meade compared EHV-1 outbreaks attributed to either a non-neuropathogenic or a neuropathogenic virus strain.... Read More

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University of Nottingham Seeking Vet Participation in Colic Survey

November 24, 2012

The survey will collect information on how cases of colic present and are assessed in veterinary practice.... Read More

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Saddle Up Safely Celebrates Three Years in Horse Riding Safety Partnership

November 22, 2012

Saddle Up Safely celebrated its third year with a day at the races and a fundraising silent auction.... Read More

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New Equine Facility Dedicated at Penn Vet New Bolton Center

November 22, 2012

The Ilona English Equine Performance Evaluation Facility is the newest building on Penn Vet's campus.... Read More

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Rutgers Equine Science Update to Showcase Research Efforts

November 21, 2012

The update will cover research initiatives and work being conducted to address horse industry issues.... Read More

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Lloyd's of London, UK Reach Partnership Landmark

November 20, 2012

The partnership reached a milestone when financial support from Lloyd's topped $1 million.... Read More

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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

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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

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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

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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.

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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

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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

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Garth Vader Starts New Career at Penn Vet

November 10, 2012

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

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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

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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

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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

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Former UKVDL Bacteriology Chief Receives National Award

October 24, 2012

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

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'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

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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

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WSU Lecture: Assessing Equine Heart Murmur Significance

October 21, 2012

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

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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

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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