Recent News for Equine Care Professions

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Postcard from the AMMVEE Congress

October 08, 2011

More than 400 veterinarians attended September's AMMVEE Congress, which took place in Guanajato, Mexico. ... Read More

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NC State CVM Professor Receives Equine Research Award

October 04, 2011

Anthony Blikslager, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVS, is the recipient of the Merial Applied Equine Research Award.... Read More

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Commentary: Pay Attention to Regenerative Medicine

October 02, 2011

James MacLeod, VMD, PhD, shares his views on stem cells and regenerative medicine in equine medicine.... Read More

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Methodologies for Assessing Horses' Quality of Life Needed

October 02, 2011

Objective methods to help veterinarians address horses' quality of life have yet to be developed.... Read More

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Rood & Riddle To Host Gastroscopy Event Oct. 18

October 02, 2011

Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital, located in Lexington, Ky., will host a free gastroscopy event on Oct. 18.... Read More

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The Bare Foot

October 01, 2011

A horse's genetics, trimming, and diet have a great impact on bare foot health.... Read More

Your veterinarian will help create a vaccination plan to keep your horse's immune system strong. What's right for your horse depends on his age, health history, and exposure to other animals, as well as your location.

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A Day in the Life of a Mobile Equine Vet

October 01, 2011

Hop behind the wheel with Dr. Sarah Link as she serves the rural Maryland horse community.... Read More

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Equine Alternative Medicine Gaining Steam in Vet Schools

September 30, 2011

Alternative medicine coursework in equine veterinary education has increased about 30% in the past decade.... Read More

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Pfizer Animal Health Scholarship Returns in 2012

September 29, 2011

Up to 300 scholarships of $2,500 each will be awarded to assist students in all areas of veterinary medicine.... Read More

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Gluck Center Groups Publish Multiple Papers in One Journal

September 23, 2011

David Horohov, PhD, had three papers published in September's "Veterinary Immunology and Immunopathology."... Read More

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AAEP Releases Performance Horse Treatment Guidelines

September 22, 2011

The AAEP released guidelines for veterinarians treating horses competing in athletic events other than racing.... Read More

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Gluck Center Researchers Synthesize ITPP for UPenn

September 21, 2011

Gluck Center researchers have synthesized a certified reference standard for ITPP testing at UPenn's request.... Read More

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AAEP Names Thomas Hoyme, DVM, August Good Works Honoree

September 21, 2011

Hoyme provides low-cost health services and helps make "difficult decisions" for True Innocents Equine Rescue.... Read More

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Rutgers ESC Launches Initiative to Support Research Herd

September 19, 2011

The 23 mares that make up the Rutgers University research herd are now available for sponsorship.... Read More

Catherine Whitehouse, BSc (Hons), and her four research horses.

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UK Graduate Spotlight: Catherine Whitehouse, BSc (Hons)

September 18, 2011

Catherine Whitehouse, BSc (Hons) is persuing her master's in Animal Science (emphasis in Equine Nutrition).... Read More

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Lecture: Regulation of Muscle Mass in Horses

September 17, 2011

Kristine Urschel, PhD, discussed factors that regulate equine muscle protein accretion and relevant research.... Read More

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Epiglottic Abnormalities in Nonracehorses: A Review

September 16, 2011

Researchers review the characteristics and impact of epiglottic abnormalities in nonracehorses.... Read More

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AAEP Calls for Final "Good Works" Nominations

September 15, 2011

The AAEP is accepting final nominations for their Good Works For Horses Campaign until Sept. 30.... Read More

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New York Man Charged in Alleged Horse Show Theft Scheme

September 14, 2011

A New York man is facing multiple charges for allegedly stealing more than $30,000 from a horse show.
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Hagyard to Partner With NTRA Alliance

September 11, 2011

Hagyard Equine Medical Institute will participate in this year's NTRA Professional Education Seminar.... Read More

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2011 AAEP Convention on the Horizon

September 07, 2011

The American Association of Equine Practitioners Convention will take place Nov. 18-22 in San Antonio, Texas.... Read More

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Virginia Tech to Host Equine Anesthesia CE Weekend

September 06, 2011

The Equine Anesthesia Continuing Education Weekend is scheduled for Oct. 8-9 at the Equine Medical Center.... Read More

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Thailand Hosts WEVA's 2011 Intermediate Meeting

September 05, 2011

Members of WEVA gathered in Bangkok, Thailand, May 9-11 for the organization's 2011 intermediate meeting.... Read More

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Georgia Horse Owners Sought for Survey

September 01, 2011

Georgia horse industry members are asked to participate in the state's first Equine Economic Impact Study.... Read More

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Post-Surgery Prognosis in Horses

September 01, 2011

When a horse needs surgery, what's his prognosis for a full recovery? What problems can occur during recovery?... Read More