Tim Brockhoff

Tim Brockhoff was Staff Writer of The Horse:Your Guide to Equine Health Care from 1995 to 1999. His degree is in Agricultural Communications from the University of Kentucky, and his equine experience is with American Saddlebreds.

Articles by: Tim Brockhoff

LVMA/AAEP Foundation Scholarship Awarded


The Louisiana Veterinary Medical Association (LVMA) Equine Committee recently named Jill Baillie of the Louisiana State University Class of 2000 as the recipient of the 1999 LVMA foundation scholarship.

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New Staff Writer For The Horse

The Horse, a monthly magazine devoted to equine health care, and the print form of The Horse Interactive, has named Stephanie L. Church to the position of staff writer.

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USDA Funds Genome Project

The horse genome effort received a major boost in April 1998 when the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) approved renewal of an initiative of the National Animal Genome Project which, for the first time, includes support for

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The Young Horse Upper Airway

It has become commonplace for an upper respiratory tract (URT) endoscopy to be performed at pre- and post-sale examinations of young horses–especially at Thoroughbred sales. To address what is normal and what is abnormal, Rolf M. Embertson, DVM

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Getting the Germs Out

You’ve heard it before, but here it is one more time: An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. With this in mind, it’s time to take a serious look at disinfecting barns and equipment where horses are housed. When it come

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Computerizing Your Farm or Clinic

According to a recent survey conducted by The Horse, 73.9% of our readers own or operate personal computers. This number is high, and computer ownership shows no signs of slowing down because computers have the ability to

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Shipping Regulations

Destination X or bust! Your bags are packed and you’re ready to hit the road with your favorite horse. But, before gassing up the truck or loading onto an airplane for that journey, you need to consider what regulations concerning

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Bluegrass Laminitis Symposium 1999

The name of the conference might be misleading, because the 10th Annual Bluegrass Laminitis Symposium in Louisville, Ky., covered topics from how nutrition affects hooves to what stimulates hooves to grow. The theme of this year’s symposium was

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Scientists Sleuth Forage Secrets

How do certain forage plants coax cattle, sheep and goats into coming back for more? Scientists at the USDA’s Agricultural Research Service are sleuthing the secrets of how to tempt the palates of these ruminants.

Knowing more about the

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