Veterinarian Industry Announcements


College Equine Program Adopts Myotherapy

Whether it is a concentration on stud farm management or therapeutic riding, there’s a niche for career-bound horse enthusiasts in universities all over the country. This fall, Teikyo Post University became the first college in New England to

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LSU Laminitis Research

Two equine researchers at the Louisiana State University (LSU) School of Veterinary Medicine recently received a USDA National Research Initiative Mech-anisms of Disease Grant to study the cause of laminitis. This disease causes chronic lameness

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Vet School Confidential: TV Show Goes Behind the Scenes

Television viewers were able to get behind-the-scenes exposure to veterinary school this fall with Vet School Confidential, a television program filmed at Michigan State University. The 13-part series”P>

Television viewers were able to get behind-the-scenes exposu

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LSU Equine Veterinary Research: Young and Growing

The Thoroughbred racing and breeding industries in Louisiana were influential in funding and building the veterinary school at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, but the school serves all the state’s horses and their owners. Although one

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UK Gluck Center Looking to Fill Position

The University of Kentucky’s Maxwell H. Gluck Equine Research Center is searching for a scientist to fill a post-doctoral position. The candidate must have experience in molecular biology, and will perform research on the genetic basis of diseases

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LSU Launches Auction To Expand Intensive Care Unit

The Equine Health Studies Program (EHSP) in the LSU School of Veterinary Medicine will launch its first annual multiple-breed Stallion Service Auction in September to generate funds for expansion of the Equine Intensive Care Unit in the

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UK College of Agriculture Briefing 5/20

The scientific investigation into Mare Reproductive Loss Syndrome continued through the weekend as all teams work in their specific areas of expertise. The investigative analysis team, headed by Dr. Thomas Tobin, is requesting samples of mare

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Vets Honored For Hoof-Care Work

Two well-known veterinarians in the horse health field are being inducted into the International Equine Veterinarians Hall Of Fame for their strong emphasis on footcare concerns.

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State Veterinarians Keeping In Touch

On Tuesday, May 8, notices were sent to each state veterinarian “to make sure they got factual information” about the current foal loss problems, said Rusty Ford, Equine Programs Manager with the Kentucky State Veterinarian’s Office.


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Dr. Byars–Pericarditis Becoming More of a Problem

While the numbers are nowhere near those associated with early fetal loss and late gestation pregnancy loss, there is a pattern appearing with horses developing pericarditis (fluid in the sac around the heart), said Dr. Doug Byars, a specialist

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