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SHF awards vet for equine welfare

April 24th, 2023

During the Saskatchewan Horse Federation’s (SHF) annual conference in March 2023, the organization honoured veterinarian Dr. Nathalie Reisbig for her outstanding dedication to equine welfare. Reisbig joined the Equine Field Service team at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine (WCVM) Veterinary Medical Centre in May 2022. Originally from Norway, Reisbig was a racehorse trainer and a FEI (International Federation for …

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Dr. Steve Manning

WCVM linked to equine welfare awards

Two Western College of Veterinary Medicine veterinarians were among the recipients of the 2013 Awards of Distinction for Equine Welfare on February 16 in Saskatoon, Sask. During a noon-hour awards ceremony, Dr. Sue Ashburner (WCVM ’79) received an Award of Distinction for Equine Welfare Communication while her colleague, Dr. Steve Manning (OVC ’91) received an Award of Distinction for Equine …

February 20th, 2013 Full story »

grey ranch horse, Agribition 2012

Awards recognize equine welfare efforts

Once again, the Saskatchewan Horse Federation (SHF) and Farm Animal Council of Saskatchewan (FACS) have teamed up to recognize Saskatchewan individuals, organizations and companies demonstrating excellence in equine welfare and animal health. Nominations are open for the “Awards of Distinction for Equine Welfare” in four categories until January 15, 2013. The awards will be presented during the Saskatchewan Equine Expo …

January 11th, 2013 Full story »

WCVM veterinary student Lynn Smart

Equine Code of Practice survey available

Equine owners and others with an interest in equine welfare have an opportunity to provide input into the revision to Canada’s Equine Code of Practice through online surveys. The National Farm Animal Care Council (NFACC) is conducting a third stakeholder survey to gain further input as the Equine Code of Practice is revised. The Code will serve as our national …

July 03rd, 2012 Full story »

Dr. Byrnne Rothwell

Saskatchewan veterinarians honoured

The Farm Animal Council of Saskatchewan (FAC) and the Saskatchewan Horse Federation (SHF) recently announced that Saskatchewan veterinarians, Drs. Betty Althouse (WCVM 1982) and Byrnne Rothwell (OVC 1964), have been selected to receive 2011 Equine Welfare Awards. Althouse, who has been awarded the Equine Welfare Communication Award of Distinction, serves as Veterinary Program Specialist – Disease Control for the Canadian …

April 12th, 2011 Full story »