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Hours in the saddle help B.C. vet in clinic

October 03rd, 2018

There’s a certain mystery to working in veterinary medicine, where each new patient can come as a kind of puzzle to solve — discovering the ins and outs of what makes them tick, unlocking whatever issue is at hand and sending them out the door happy and healthy once again. This process is also part of the reason why Dr. …

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Dr. Alex Wales.
Photo of Lea Riddell and Finnick.

Horse Health Lines (Fall 2018) online

The Fall 2018 issue of Horse Health Lines, news publication for the WCVM’s Townsend Equine Health Research Fund, is now online. You can also view the publication as part of the Autumn 2018 issue of Canadian Horse Journal or download a PDF version of the publication. Here’s a sneak peek at the stories inside this issue:  On the equine research front: Six …

September 26th, 2018 Full story »

Dr. Maia Aspé

Equine veterinarian’s life comes full circle

For 15 years of her life, Dr. Maia Aspé has ridden horses. Six of those years were spent chasing a career as a professional hunter-jumper before she found her calling in equine veterinary medicine. Those days of competition might be behind Aspé, but the skills, camaraderie and knowledge she picked up along the way continue to enrich her life even …

August 17th, 2018 Full story »

Horse Health Lines (Spring 2018) online

The Spring 2018 issue of Horse Health Lines, news publication for the WCVM’s Townsend Equine Health Research Fund, is now online. You can also view the publication as part of the May/June issue of Canadian Horse Journal or check out the PDF version. Inside this issue, you’ll find the following stories: Surgical solution for PPID?: A WCVM researcher is working on a surgical option for treating pituitary pars intermedia …

May 25th, 2018 Full story »

Horse Health Lines (Fall 2017) now online

The Fall 2017 issue of Horse Health Lines, news publication for the WCVM’s Townsend Equine Health Research Fund, is now online. You can also view the publication as part of the September/October issue of Canadian Horse Journal or check out the PDF version.  Inside this issue, you’ll find the following stories: • Equine explorers: With the support of TEHRF, WCVM researchers will …

October 01st, 2017 Full story »

Horse Health Lines (Spring 2017) online

The Spring 2017 issue of Horse Health Lines, news publication for the WCVM’s Townsend Equine Health Research Fund, is now online. Check out the PDF version of Horse Health Lines. Inside this issue, you’ll find the following stories: • A life saving gift: A $200,000 gift from Saskatoon’s Murray and Shirley Popplewell is helping to establish the Rae-Dawn Arabians Equine Intensive Care …

April 14th, 2017 Full story »

Horse Health Lines (Fall 2016) now online

The Fall 2016 issue of Horse Health Lines, news publication for the WCVM’s Townsend Equine Health Research Fund, is now online. Check out the digital edition of Horse Health Lines or view the PDF version. Inside this issue, you’ll find the following stories: • Dumonts double research dollars: Pat and Mark DuMont commit another $3000,000 to WCVM equine research. • Making …

January 07th, 2017 Full story »

CT calf study

Horse Health Lines (Autumn 2011) online

The Autumn 2011 issue of Horse Health Lines, news publication for the WCVM’s Equine Health Research Fund, is now online. View the entire newsletter online. Inside this issue, you’ll find the following stories plus much more: Can nanomedicine put an end to endotoxemia? A WCVM-led research team is investigating whether nanomedicine holds the key to treating endotoxemia in horses. Under …

November 04th, 2011 Full story »

Equine endoscope

Horse Health Lines (Summer 2011) online

The Summer 2011 issue of Horse Health Lines, news publication for the WCVM’s Equine Health Research Fund, is now online. Click here to view the entire newsletter online. Inside this issue, you’ll find the following stories: EHRF puts equine researchers to work: Six WCVM research teams receive more than $106,000 in support for equine health studies. Patching up Pearl: Equine …

July 15th, 2011 Full story »

Vicki Patrie

Horse Health Lines (Autumn 2010) now online

The Autumn 2010 issue of Horse Health Lines is now online. View your own full-colour copy of the WCVM Equine Health Research Fund’s news publication. Inside this issue, you’ll find the following stories: • “I’m Just a Curious Guy”: A profile of Dr. Andy Allen — veterinary pathologist, researcher and “general manager” for equine sarcoid research projects at the WCVM. • Operation …

October 26th, 2010 Full story »