Recent News for Equine Care Professions

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CSU Surgeon Honored for Research that Helps Horses, Humans

October 24, 2013

Dr. Wayne McIlwraith received the Jacob Markowitz Award for outstanding contributions to medicine.... Read More

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Vet Tech Week Celebrates Your Vet's Partner in Health Care

October 16, 2013

The AVMA reminds everyone how important veterinary technicians are to the veterinary health care team. ... Read More

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What is an Equine Vet Tech?

October 14, 2013

In honor of National Veterinary Technician Week, here's some information about vets' right-hand men and women.... Read More

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AQHF Announces Funding for 2013-14 Equine Research Projects

October 13, 2013

The American Quarter Horse Foundation (AQHF) has announced their 2013-14 equine research grant recipients. ... Read More

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Equine Veterinarian Pryor Dies

October 13, 2013

Peter Pryor, DVM, who worked at a veterinarian at Lane's End Farm, has died; He was 58. ... Read More

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Researchers Evaluate Equine Hematology Parameters

October 13, 2013

Researchers believe variables such as breed and geographic location might impact horses' blood test results.... Read More

Alongside funding vital research, The Horse Trust specialises in providing retirement and respite for working horses and ponies as well as providing specialist care for rescued horses, ponies, and donkeys who have suffered from cruelty or neglect.

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The Horse Trust Named BVNA's 2013 Charity of the Year

October 12, 2013

The British Veterinary Nursing Association nominated The Horse Trust as its charity of the year for 2013. ... Read More

Drs. Chris Kawcak, left, and Wayne McIlWraith oversee the treadmill work of a horse rehabilitating from orthopaedic care. McIlwraith is founding director of the CSU Orthopaedic Research Center, which has received a $6 million gift.

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CSU Equine Sports Medicine Program Receives $6 Million Gift

October 08, 2013

The Malone Family Foundation donated $6 million to Colorado State University's Orthopaedic Research Center. ... Read More

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Equine Researchers work with Regenerative Medicine Center

October 06, 2013

One project will explore regenerative techniques to restore laryngeal function in horses, people, and dogs.... Read More

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Commentary: Horse Health Research Helps Vets, Owners

October 02, 2013

Every step on the way to taking better care of horses is a direct result of research. ... Read More

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AVMA Alliance Invests in Future with New Student Program

September 28, 2013

The new pilot program will provide up to $7,000 annually for activities at each student chapter.... Read More

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UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Brittany Harlow

September 28, 2013

Harlow's research has focused on exploring options for reducing gastrointestinal conditions in the horse.... Read More

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White Honored with Professor Emeritus Status

September 26, 2013

Nathaniel A. White II, DVM, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACVS, has been conferred the title of "professor emeritus."... Read More

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UK Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory Launches New Website

September 25, 2013

The new website is aimed toward veterinarians, farmers, animal owners, and organizations. ... Read More

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Laminitis Consortium Continues Extensive Research Program

September 22, 2013

Researchers from The Laminitis Consortium published the results of four more laminitis-associated studies.... Read More

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AVC Receives Donation to Purchase New Equine Surgery Table

September 21, 2013

A generous donation has allowed the Atlantic Veterinary College (AVC) to purchase a new equine surgery table.... Read More

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New Jersey Trail Competition to Benefit New Bolton Center

September 21, 2013

The ride--a memorial to the Arabian mare, Taffeta Ribbons--will benefit the Penn Vet's New Bolton Center.... Read More

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UC Davis to Host Donkey Welfare Symposium

September 20, 2013

Goals of the symposium are to improve participants' knowledge of donkey behavior, physiology, and more.... Read More

Charlotte Dujardin on Valegro, winners of the Grand Prix Freestyle at Olympia in 2012.

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Animal Health Trust Named Olympia's Charity of the Year

September 19, 2013

AHT researchers study horse health topics from performance- and injury-related clinical treatment to disease.... Read More

AM “Mac” Johnston, OBE, BVM&S, DVetMed, FRSH, HonFRCVS, receives The Blue Cross Equine Welfare Award from Blue Cross Director of External Affairs Steve Goody.

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Johnston Receives Welfare Award at BEVA Congress

September 19, 2013

The award recognizes his commitment to mentoring and supporting vets working in the Scottish Highlands.... Read More

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EHV-1 Workshop for Veterinary Professionals Scheduled

September 18, 2013

The equine herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1) workshop for equine veterinary professionals will take place Oct. 19.... Read More

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Adequan Slowly Returning to Market

September 17, 2013

While Adequan IM has slowly begun returning to the market, the drug will remain in short supply for a time.... Read More

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Rood & Riddle Expanding Veterinary Services in New York

September 17, 2013

The new clinic is located in Saratoga Springs and will be known as Saratoga Equine: A Rood & Riddle Hospital.... Read More

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BEVA Introduces Internship Program to Support Graduates

September 16, 2013

The program is designed to help students navigate the opportunities available after graduation as an intern.... Read More

Connie Larson, PhD, (left) from Zinpro Corporation presents the 2013 Equine Science Award, sponsored by Zinpro Corporation, to Betsy Greene, PhD, (right) from the University of Vermont.

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Greene Named 2013 Equine Science Award Winner

September 16, 2013

Betsy Greene, PhD, from the University of Vermont, recently received the 2013 Equine Science Award.... Read More