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Horse Health Lines (Spring 2024) online

February 24th, 2024

The Spring 2024 issue of Horse Health Lines, news publication for the Western College of Veterinary Medicine’s (WCVM) Townsend Equine Health Research Fund, is now online. Click here to view Horse Health Lines (digital edition) Download Horse Health Lines (PDF) Here’s a quick look inside the issue: Reisbig earns top research prize Dr. Nathalie Reisbig’s research work on an often-overlooked part …

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Scientists bite into evasive equine disease

Pain in the temporomandibular joints (TMJ) — the two joints that connect the lower jaw to the skull — is a common human health issue with up to 60 per cent of adults experiencing symptoms of TMJ disease at some point in their lives. It’s also a common diagnosis in dogs, cats and sheep. But up until a couple of years …

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Reisbig earns top research prize

Dr. Nathalie Reisbig’s research work on an often-overlooked part of the equine anatomy earned the Western College of Veterinary Medicine veterinarian a top prize of $10,000 at the Calgary International Equine Symposium in September 2023. The annual event, which is hosted by the University of Calgary’s Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, showcases equine sports medicine research from around the world and …

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