Horse Health Lines (Summer 2009)

Dr. Chris Bell

Dr. Chris Bell, EHRF Research Fellow (2007-2010). Photo: Myrna MacDonald.

The Summer 2009 issue of Horse Health Lines, the Equine Health Research Fund’s news publication, is now available online in a new, reader-friendly format.

Click here to view your own copy of the easy-to-navigate Horse Health Lines. Here’s a quick sample of what you will find inside:

A $10,000 gift from the Equine Foundation of Canada to support vital horse health research at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine will double in value and impact through a unique matching gift program at the veterinary college.

IDEA EXPANDS INTO NEW TECHNIQUE: When Dr. Chris Bell read a magazine article about a minimally-invasive treatment for people with chronic sinusitis, the large animal surgical resident was intrigued. Could a similar treatment be adapted for use in horses?

The Western College of Veterinary Medicine’s Equine Health Research Fund has allocated a total of $69,000 to five new equine health projects — all of which cover topics of vital importance for researchers and for horse owners.

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