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VetMed Ride

January 01, 2001

Students, staff, and faculty of the University of Florida’s College of Veterinary Medicine participated for a second year in a 100-mile bicycle ride to raise money for the Florida Veterinary Medical Association’s scholarship program. Students rode... Read More

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Morris' New Studies

January 01, 2001

 The Morris Animal Foundation is pleased to report the realization of a goal to fund $2 million in health studies by the year 2000. The Foundation also has added a variety of animal health studies to its growing list of vital investigations... Read More

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Michigan Announces Hay Surplus

January 01, 2001

A very favorable summer growing season over much of Michigan has produced a tremendous supply of hay for many farms. According to Jerry Lindquist, the coordinator of the Michigan Hay Seller’s List and Michigan State University (MSU) County Extensio... Read More

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Veterinarians Honored

January 01, 2001

The Horse: Your Guide to Equine Health Care has an Editorial Advisory Board of 37 members who offer guidance and critique on the content of the magazine each month. Some of these practitioners have received awards from professional organizations in... Read More

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Dolly Green Research Foundation Awards Grants

January 01, 2001

Dolly Green Research Foundation awarded a total of $210,560 to fund research in equine veterinary medicine for the 1999-2000 grant year. The Dolly Green Research Foundation (DGRF) is affiliated with the Southern California Equine Foundation Inc.... Read More

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Call for Proposals

January 01, 2001

The Dolly Green Research Foundation, Inc. is soliciting research proposals from equine practitioners. Any equine practitioner licensed in California is eligible. The grant application requires a co-investigator holding a funded position at any... Read More

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AHSA Meeting Report

January 01, 2001

At the 84th annual meeting of the American Horse Shows Association (AHSA), the welfare of the horse was a recurring theme. Members debated issues affecting competition horses, and expanded the involvement of horse breeders in the association. Read More

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The Horse Congratulates AHSA Award Winner

January 01, 2001

“On the Slide,” a photograph published in the October 1999 issue of The Horse, taken by freelance equestrian photographer Charles Mann, was chosen as the best in equine sports by the American Horse Shows Association (AHSA), as part of the Seventh... Read More

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Disease Conditions in Geriatric Horses

January 01, 2001

This report discusses diseases diagnosed in horses 15 years of age and older presented to the University of Kentucky Livestock Disease Diagnostic Center for necropsy examination. A total of 817 horses 15 years of age or older were necropsied... Read More

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The Horse's New Board Members

January 01, 2001

Warwick M. Bayly, BVSc, MS, PhD, Dipl. ACVIM, is a 1975 graduate of Melbourne University in Australia. From 1977-79, he worked at The Ohio State University on his Masters thesis. In 1999, Bayly earned his Faculte de Medecine Veterinaire at the... Read More

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Equine Viral Diseases Laboratory

January 01, 2001

Viruses are of tremendous concern to horse owners. A generous donation to study newly emerging and re-emerging viral diseases was made by Dr. Bernard and Gloria Salick of Thousand Oaks, Calif., to the University of California, Davis. In turn, the... Read More

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Importance of Tapeworms in Colic

January 01, 2001

It is well recognized that there is a relationship between parasitic infections of horses and the clinical signs of colic. Parasites can cause colic through mechanical damage, allergic irritation, interference with nerve transmission,... Read More

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Continuing Education at the AAEP Convention

January 01, 2001

T he American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) recently held its 45th Annual Convention in Albuquerque, N.M. More than 2,600 veterinarians attended, plus spouses, veterinary students, technicians, and exhibitors. Ben Franklin, DVM,... Read More

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Till Death Do Us Part

January 01, 2001

How do horses perceive a dead horse? Do they know the deceased is not coming back?... Read More

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Canada and Germany Locked in CEM Conflict

January 01, 2001

A 7-year-old warmblood stallion from Germany is at the center of a storm of controversy after testing positive for contagious equine metritis (CEM) upon importation to Canada. The horse, appropriately named What’s Going On, had tested negative for... Read More

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State Veterinarians' Offices Listed Online

January 01, 2001

Your state veterinarian’s office handles health concerns of horses ranging from West Nile virus and other encephalitic diseases to Coggins test requirements. Do you know how to contact your state veterinarian for information about your state’s... Read More

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Foals Born From Frozen Eggs at Colorado State

January 01, 2001

The first foals produced from eggs that were harvested from a mare, frozen, then thawed, were born recently at Colorado State University’s Animal Reproduction and Biotechnology Laboratory (ARBL). Researchers say this is an important breakthrough... Read More

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Spanish Equine Career Booklet Available

January 01, 2001

From top jockeys to polo professionals, the equine industry is constantly influenced by the history and horsemanship of those from Central and South America. In an effort to continue to involve the growing U.S. Hispanic population in the various... Read More

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Saratoga Conference Zeroes In on the Environment

January 01, 2001

For the second consecutive year, Cornell University’s College of Veterinary Medicine and the New York State Thoroughbred Breeders Association hosted a stellar lineup of veterinary and Thoroughbred industry experts during the Saratoga race meet.... Read More

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Veterinary Rounds Changes Format

January 01, 2001

The AAEP owner education web site, www.myHorseMatters.com, recently changed the form of the Veterinary Rounds from a live “chat” session once a month to a question and answer forum. Users can post... Read More

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Horseman's Day 2001 Owner Education

January 01, 2001

The AAEP will present Horseman’s Day 2001 in conjunction with its annual convention for veterinarians in San Diego, Calif., at the San Diego Convention Center on Nov. 25. The agenda is filled with educational sessions designed especially for horse... Read More

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What is Theriogenology?

January 01, 2001

Theriogenology is the study of animal reproduction. “Therio” means beast or animal, “Gen/genesis” means birth and reproduction, and “Ology” means the study of. The Society for Theriogenology (SFT) was founded in 1954 to promote the practice of... Read More

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Watching an International Affair--Rolex

January 01, 2001

The Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event, presented by Bayer, lived up to its four-star international standing this year. That ranking is given to only four of the top-level events in the world, and is on par with the difficulty of the Olympics. This... Read More

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Rolling Along

January 01, 2001

Dear Dr. McDonnell,

Almost every time I let my horses out of the stalls after feeding them, they roll in the dirt, dust, o... Read More

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Ground Work

January 01, 2001

Dear Dr. McDonnell,

I am a 12-year-old girl who recently got a 14-year-old Quarter Horse. She is a doll, but there is just... Read More