Recent News for Welfare and Industry

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Erskine named Jean Ellen Shehan Professor and Director

September 25, 2017

Dr. Michael Erskine has served as director of Virginia Tech's Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center since 2013.... Read More

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BLM Begins Rock Springs Wild Horse Gather

September 25, 2017

The BLM is gathering horses from Wyoming's Adobe Town, Salt Wells Creek, and Great Divide Basin herd management areas.... Read More

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Where Do Horse Owners Get Supplement Advice?

September 25, 2017

Owners considered veterinarians the most reliable information source, a finding researchers found encouraging.... Read More

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The Horse's Rabies Awareness Week Sponsored by Merck

September 24, 2017

The Horse and Merck have teamed to bring you rabies-related content Sept. 24-30, 2017.... Read More

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Tom Riddle, DVM, Named 2017 Friend of UK Ag Equine Programs

September 24, 2017

Riddle co-founded Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital in 1986 and specializes in reproductive veterinary medicine, ... Read More

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Registration for Online Horse Behavior, Safety Course Open

September 23, 2017

Members of Saddle Up Safely's partner organizations can receive a 10% discount on the registration fee.... Read More

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Bluegrass Equine Digest at 100

September 22, 2017

For 100 issues, the newsletter has provided updates on equine research and information from the University of Kentucky.... Read More

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Michigan Man Pleads Guilty to Fatal Barn Fire

September 22, 2017

A Michigan man has pleaded guilty to a barn fire that claimed the lives of 13 therapy horses earlier this year.... Read More

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UK Gluck Center Welcomes Dr. Carrie Shaffer

September 22, 2017

Carrie Shaffer, PhD, is an assistant professor of microbiology and will conduct Rhodococcus research.... Read More

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UK Freshman Receives Legacy Equine Foundation Scholarship

September 21, 2017

Lexington, Kentucky, native Dion Compton is an equine science and management and business minor.... Read More

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It's All Academic Until it Happens to You

September 21, 2017

TheHorse.com reporter Pat Raia shares her experiences preparing for and weathering Hurricane Irma.... Read More

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How Horse Personality Impacts Learning

September 21, 2017

A link between equine personality and cognition style could impact how we train and manage individual horses.... Read More

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Book Proceeds to Help Fund EPM Research at Gluck Center

September 21, 2017

The Tale of Noel: The Holiday Horse Angel is author Kristen Halverson's second children's book.... Read More

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UKVDL Map of the Month: Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever

September 20, 2017

Affected horses can exhibit mild colic signs, jaundice, fever, depression, mild limb edema, and ataxia.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Horseless Times of Life

September 19, 2017

Of the 439 respondents, 348 (79%) said they've been horseless at some point in their life.... Read More

FEI President Ingmar De Vos was elected as an IOC Member at the IOC Session in Lima (PER).

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FEI President Ingmar De Vos Elected as IOC Member

September 19, 2017

De Vos is the 13th FEI president and only the fourth to become an IOC member.... Read More

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2017 BEVA Award Winners Announced

September 19, 2017

Veterinarians focusing on equine veterinary science, health, and welfare received awards at the 2017 BEVA Congress.... Read More

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Gluck Center 30th Anniversary Celebration Schedule Released

September 19, 2017

The Gluck Equine Research Center is celebrating 30 years of legacy service to the equine community worldwide.... Read More

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Shared Science: Human and Equine Health Similarities

September 19, 2017

Studying diseases across species can benefit horses as well as people.... Read More

Jon Pycock, BVetMed, PhD, DESM, MRCVS, will serve as the British Equine Veterinary Association's president for 2017/18.

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Dr. Jonathan Pycock Appointed New BEVA President

September 18, 2017

The equine reproduction specialist will serve as president of the British Equine Veterinary Association for 2017/18.... Read More

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2017 BEVA Congress: Saturday's Top Tweets and Take-Homes

September 18, 2017

Tweets and take-homes from Saturday's educational sessions on equine dentistry, ultrasound, hoof care, and more.... Read More

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TCA Provides Emergency Grant to Thoroughbreds in Caribbean

September 17, 2017

The grant will provide hay to Thoroughbreds living on the U.S. Virgin Islands recently devastated by Hurricane Irma.... Read More

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Could Horses Aid in Invasive Plant Control?

September 16, 2017

Researchers say horses could help control some invasive species while maintaining good body weight.... Read More

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2017 BEVA Congress: Friday's Top Tweets and Take-Homes

September 15, 2017

Tweets and take-homes from Friday's educational sessions on osteoarthritis, tendon injuries, strangles and more.... Read More

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2017 BEVA Congress: Thursday's Top Tweets and Take-Homes

September 14, 2017

Tweets and take-homes from Day 1 educational sessions at the 2017 British Equine Veterinary Association Congress.... Read More