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Equine Ed Day attracts young riders

February 25th, 2016

An annual educational opportunity at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine (WCVM) has become a favourite event for young horse enthusiasts. This year the 4-H and Pony Club Educational Day will draw more than 250 young riders who are eager to learn more about horse health. Participants come from across Saskatchewan and Alberta. The event will be held Saturday, March …

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Equine Expo designed to please horse lovers

After half a decade, organizers of the annual Saskatchewan Equine Expo know just what makes horse lovers trot to the entrance gates each year. The event is a collaboration between the Western College of Veterinary Medicine (WCVM)’s Townsend Equine Health Research Fund, the Saskatchewan Horse Federation (SHF) and Prairieland Park. This year’s event takes place in Saskatoon from Feb. 12-14, …

February 08th, 2016 Full story »

Pilar Peterson

Vet students promote equine health to riders

Members of the Western College of Veterinary Medicine’s Equine Club are gearing up to host hundreds of young horse enthusiasts during the club’s annual 4-H and Pony Club Educational Day in late January. The day-long event, which has become a “must-attend” for many 4-H and Pony Clubs across Saskatchewan, will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the …

December 03rd, 2012 Full story »

Equine club seminar

Vet students to host young equine riders

For one Saturday in January, young riders in Saskatchewan will have the chance to learn all about horse health care, equine veterinary medicine and horse husbandry from future veterinarians at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine (WCVM). Members of the WCVM Equine Club are organizing activities for the 2012 Pony Club and 4-H Education Day that will take place at …

January 12th, 2012 Full story »

Dr. Maryanne Sandberg

WCVM alumna joins 4-H Hall of Fame

Dr. Maryanne Sandberg, a 1975 WCVM graduate, will be inducted into the Alberta 4-H Hall of Fame in recognition of her many contributions over the past 25 years. The long-time veterinarian will be honoured on January 15 during the annual 4-H Leaders’ Conference in Red Deer, Alta. Sandberg, who has contributed to Alberta 4-H since 1987, has been involved with …

January 05th, 2011 Full story »