Recent News for Equine Care Professions

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Rutgers to Hold Equine Business Planning Course

January 20, 2013

The course aims to help business owners create business plans tailored to the success of one's operation.... Read More

Make an annual wellness exam the number one item on your horse-health to-do list, recommends Tanner. The exam will include evaluating your horse’s heart, lungs, gastrointestinal system, soundness, and dental health. This is also a great time for you and your vet to plan a deworming strategy for the year.

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Veterinarian-Client-Patient Relationship Overview

January 20, 2013

One vet says an active veterinarian-client-patient relationship is needed to provide the best care for horses.... Read More

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Commentary: The Evolution of Equine Disease Quarterly

January 19, 2013

Dr. Roberta Dwyer shares thoughts on the evolution of the publication produced by UK and Lloyd's of London.... Read More

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Penn Vet Clinicians to Speak at Pa. Horse World Expo

January 18, 2013

Veterinarians will share their clinical and research expertise in seven presentations Feb. 22-23.... Read More

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Fontenot Joins Virginia Tech as Large Animal Surgery Instructor

January 15, 2013

Robin Fontenot, DVM, MS, will train students in large animal surgery through lectures and teaching labs.... Read More

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Participants Sought for Study on Resveratrol's Effects on Hock Lameness

January 15, 2013

Researchers are seeking horses for a study investigating resveratrol as a possible osteoarthritis treatment.... Read More

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Permit Allows Va. Owners to Move Horses throughout Southeastern States

January 14, 2013

Horse owners can elect to obtain a six-month passport in lieu of a certificate of veterinary inspection.... Read More

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Equine Feed Oat Project Awards Inaugural Oat Research Grant

January 14, 2013

Laurie Lawrence, PhD, of the University of Kentucky will receive funding for a two-year research project.... Read More

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Univ. of Wisconsin Acquires Dynamic Endoscope

January 13, 2013

This dynamic endoscope is currently the only such tool in the state of Wisconsin, the school reported.... Read More

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Riders4Helmets to Host 2013 Safety Symposium

January 12, 2013

The event will provide a series of lectures and panel discussions on topics related to keeping riders safe.... Read More

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AVMA Celebrates 150 Years

January 12, 2013

The AVMA is undertaking a number of efforts to commemorate the association's 150th anniversary.... Read More

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Chambers named ORC Manager of Veterinary Services

January 10, 2013

Adam Chambers, DVM, has served as the commission veterinarian at Woodbine Racetrack since 2010.... Read More

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2013 American Youth Horse Council Symposium Scheduled

January 07, 2013

The event brings together youth and youth leaders from all facets of the equine industry.... Read More

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Ethical Issues for Racetrack Practitioners (AAEP 2012)

January 07, 2013

Many difficult decisions racetrack practitioners encounter are out of their control, one veterinarian says.... Read More

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Equine Dentistry Focus of Jan. KENA Meeting

January 04, 2013

Jack Easley, DVM, MS, Dipl. ABVP, will present on equine dentistry at the networking meeting.... Read More

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Study: Barefoot Trimming Can Impact Hoof Conformation

January 03, 2013

A specific trimming technique increased the hoof's weight-bearing area and increased the heel angle.... Read More

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Holcombe Receives Excellence in Teaching Award

January 02, 2013

Her clinical interests include equine critical care, upper-respiratory tract physiology, sepsis, and more.... Read More

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The Horse: Top 10 Blog Posts of 2012

December 31, 2012

We've taken a few minutes to tally our most popular blog posts of 2012. Did your favorites make the list?... Read More

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University of Tennessee Continues Equine Hospital Expansion

December 30, 2012

It is hoped that the $20.9 million project will be completed in February 2013.... Read More

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Law, Morals, and Ethics in Equine Practice (AAEP 2012)

December 25, 2012

One vet says the best way to ensure equine welfare is "through a synergism of law, morals, and ethics."... Read More

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OSHA and the Equine Practitioner (AAEP 2012)

December 24, 2012

Safety in the workplace is as important in veterinary medicine as anywhere else.... Read More

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WEVA Holds Intermediate Meeting in Santiago, Chile

December 24, 2012

Attendees discussed a variety of issues including surgical topics and endocrine disorders, such as PPID.... Read More

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Mich. State Associate Professor Named Charter Diplomate of ACAW

December 23, 2012

Carla Carleton, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACT, was named one of 27 Charter Diplomates of the newly-formed organization.... Read More

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2012 Rutgers ESC Research Update a Success

December 23, 2012

The ESC faculty and staff provided an update of their current and on-going research projects.... Read More

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LSU Confers Advanced Degrees, Some Equine Related

December 22, 2012

The graduate degrees were conferred during a diploma distribution ceremony on Dec. 14.... Read More