Veterinarian Industry Announcements
October 22, 2007
Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital will be the official equine hospital and veterinary partner for the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games, as announced today by the World Games 2010 Foundation, Inc. Rood & Riddle is the first sponsorship partner... Read More
October 11, 2007
Navicular disease or syndrome is one of the most common causes of performance-limiting lameness in the front legs of many different types of horses. Despite the frequency with which the disease occurs and how long it has been recognize... Read More
October 10, 2007
The University of Minnesota will welcome horse lovers into its state-of-the-art new $14 million facility on Monday, Oct. 15 at the grand opening celebration of the Louise and Doug Leatherdale Equine Center on the St. Paul campus.
St. Paul... Read More
October 08, 2007
Hercules is a 10-year-old draft horse who paints with his hooves at the University of Minnesota's Equine Center (UMEC) on the St. Paul campus. His works will be part of the silent auction of equine goodies at the grand opening of the University... Read More
October 05, 2007
The University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine was awarded a grant to develop rabies vaccine.... Read More
September 27, 2007
The University of Kentucky Gluck Equine Research Foundation will induct Edward L. Squires, director of the Preservation of Equine Genetics Program at Colorado State University, into the Equine Research Hall of Fame Oct. 8, 2007.
Squires is... Read More
September 23, 2007
Once upon a time, in the Wild West, all it took to raise cattle was land, grass and cowboys who knew how to rope the critters. Now, it may take an MBA.
Texas A&M-Kingsville's Institute for Ranch Management is offering what university... Read More
September 20, 2007
Jennifer G. Barrett, DVM, PhD, has joined Virginia Tech's Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center as an assistant professor of equine surgery. In this tenure track appointment, Barrett will be utilizing the center's newly constructed molecular... Read More
September 14, 2007
Britain's Royal Veterinary College (RVC) is hosting a series of career events across the country in order to encourage more young people to consider studying in a veterinary-related field. The recent outbreaks of foot and mouth and avian... Read More
September 10, 2007
The Morrie Waud Equine Center, a new affiliate to the University of Wisconsin's School of Veterinary Medicine, opened in August.
"The first thing newcomers notice about the new Morrie Waud Equine Center is the spaciousness," said Mike... Read More
September 03, 2007
Pioneering equine veterinary practitioner Dr. Robert Copelan has been named the Honor Guest of the Thoroughbred Club of America’s 76th annual testimonial dinner, club president Mike Barnett announced Aug. 31.
Copelan, who will be honored... Read More
August 28, 2007
Horse owners are invited to a symposium on equine healthcare Saturday, Oct. 6, from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. The symposium will be hosted by Oklahoma State University Center for Veterinary Health Sciences and Department of Animal Science, Division of... Read More
August 28, 2007
Veterinarians at the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University in North Grafton, Mass., now have the ability to look for lameness, brain damage, and other conditions within horses by using the first equine-capable high-strength... Read More
August 24, 2007
Exactly how fast is the heart rate of a racehorse as it flies around the track?
For the first time ever, two University of Guelph researchers will be able to answer this question as part of a study aimed at recording the maximum heart rate... Read More
August 22, 2007
One of Marguerite Hodgson's earliest memories is at the age of two when her parents put her on a horse for the first time. From there her love for horses blossomed and brought her some of the most cherished moments in childhood. Her lifelong... Read More
August 16, 2007
From the National Turf Writers Association
Noted veterinary surgeon Larry Bramlage, DVM, Dipl. ACVS, jockey Calvin Borel, and award-winning racing journalist Dick Jerardi will be honored Oct. 24 with awards presented by... Read More
August 15, 2007
During the first 30 days of life, foals are especially sensitive to bacteria and other dangers commonly found in their surroundings. Each year between January and June, dozens of these foals are brought to Virginia Tech's Marion duPont Scott... Read More
August 14, 2007
The 144th annual American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) convention in Washington, D.C., July 14-18, 2007, broke attendance records for the association and set new standards for success, including a performance by the Goo Goo Dolls and... Read More
August 13, 2007
To help raise funds to expand and renovate its facilities, the Louisiana State University (LSU) School of Veterinary Medicine will host its 7th Annual Stallion Service Auction. Proceeds from the effort will be directed toward the construction of... Read More
August 13, 2007
The Oregon State University College of Veterinary Medicine will be hosting an informational meeting for horse owners after a second horse was reported to have the respiratory form of equine herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1).
According to a statement by... Read More
August 03, 2007
The Wyoming Livestock Board announced July 31 that Walter Cook, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVPM, who had been serving as the acting state veterinarian since January 2007, will take up the position permanently.
"We are happy to have Dr. Cook move from... Read More
July 26, 2007
The need for world-wide rabies eradication has brought together for the first time leaders from veterinary, animal wildlife, and human medicine to create the Alliance for Rabies Control, a non-profit group based in the United Kingdom. The group'... Read More
July 25, 2007
Doug Byars, DVM, Dipl. ACVIM, of Georgetown, Ky., was the first private equine veterinarian to receive the Robert W. Kirk Award for Professional Excellence in the award's 18-year history. Byars received the award at the 25th annual
July 17, 2007
Gregory S. Hammer, DVM, president-elect of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), officially assumed the presidency of the organization today at the group's 144th annual convention in Washington, D.C.
Hammer, of Dover, Del., wa... Read More
July 09, 2007
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- Help a Talented Equine Artist Get her Paintings to WEG
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