Veterinarian Industry Announcements
November 20, 2007
David Hodgson, BVSc, PhD, Dipl. ACVIM, had scarcely unpacked his bags after journeying from Sydney, Australia, to the United States to assume his new duties as head of the Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences in the Virginia-Maryland... Read More
November 10, 2007
The LSU Equine Health Studies Program (EHSP) at the School of Veterinary Medicine recently co-hosted a four-day technical large animal emergency rescue and large animal hazardous material training course at the LSU-Fire & Emergency Training... Read More
November 10, 2007
The LSU School of Veterinary Medicine is hosting a veterinary dermatology seminar entitled "A Potpourri of Veterinary Dermatologic Diseases and Therapy" on Sunday, Dec. 2. This seminar is generously sponsored by Vetoquinol USA Inc., Virbac... Read More
November 08, 2007
For Brown, who has performed hundreds of colic surgeries on horses, having a patient with stripes was highly unusual but technically very similar.... Read More
November 04, 2007
The annual Animal Health Trust (AHT) Equestrian Awards were a glittering occasion, not just for the diamonds and couture dresses but also for the twinkle in the eyes of the people who make up the industry, congratulating themselves on yet... Read More
November 02, 2007
An Ethiopian summer annual grass called teff could be a valuable asset to growers, according to a crop specialist in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences.
Marvin Hall, MS, PhD, professor of forage management, said he is optimistic tha... Read More
October 31, 2007
The generosity of western Canadian horse owners has helped the Western College of Veterinary Medicine (WCVM) raise an additional $200,000 for equine health research during the first year of a unique matching gift incentive program.
Half... Read More
October 31, 2007
Phoebe Smith, DVM, Dipl. ACVIM, has been appointed as a clinical emphasis assistant professor in equine internal medicine in the Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences at The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine. Smith joins Ohi... Read More
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
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