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Horse Health Lines: Summer 2008

June 26th, 2008

The Summer 2008 issue of Horse Health Lines is now available online. Please click here to download your own copy of the Equine Health Research Fund’s publication. Here’s an overview of what you will find in this issue: • EHRF COVERS THE WEST: Read all about the Equine Health Research Fund’s latest promotions and how you can support the College’s matching …

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Dr. Luca Panizzi.

Horse Health Lines: Autumn 2007

The Autumn 2007 issue of Horse Health Lines is now available to readers (download PDF). Here are some of the highlights from this issue: • OVER THE FIRST HURDLE: Western Canadian horse owners rise to the challenge and raise an additional $200,000 for horse health research this year. • SARCOID SLEUTHS: An unattractive equine skin tumour is getting a lot of second …

October 30th, 2007 Full story »

Jesse in field, fall

Extra $200,000 for equine research

The generosity of western Canadian horse owners has helped the Western College of Veterinary Medicine raise an additional $200,000 for equine health research during the first year of a unique matching gift incentive program. Half of the funding — $100,000 — came from more than 100 individuals, organizations and companies whose contributions “triggered” a successful match from the fund raising …

October 29th, 2007 Full story »

Mane Event at Chilliwack, B.C.

Horse health on display at Mane Event

A team of WCVM representatives and local B.C. equine veterinarians met with hundreds of horse enthusiasts during the Mane Event Equine Education and Trade Fair that took place from October 19 to 21 in Chilliwack, B.C. Throughout the three-day event, team members talked to visitors about the College’s equine health research and training programs that are supported by the Equine …

October 25th, 2007 Full story »

WCVM’s major equine research projects

The Heather Ryan and L. David Dubé Veterinary Health and Research Fund has awarded $410,000 for three cutting-edge research investigations of equine endotoxemia, neonatal Rhodococcus equi pneumonia and genetic ocular disorders at the University of Saskatchewan’s Western College of Veterinary Medicine (WCVM). All submitted grants underwent a stringent review process that was conducted by three prominent Canadian veterinary scientists. The …

March 06th, 2007 Full story »

Dr. Katharina Lohmann

EHRF invests nearly $60,000 in horse health

Western College of Veterinary Medicine scientists have received nearly $60,000 from the College’s Equine Health Research Fund to conduct four studies that will ultimately improve the health and care of horses around the world. “We’re very pleased with the quality and diversity of the research proposals that were submitted to the Fund this year. Our objectives are to select scientifically-sound …

August 03rd, 2006 Full story »

EHRF Fellow: Dr. Jenny Kelly

Originally from Hawaii, Dr. Jenny Kelly grew up knowing that she wanted to be a veterinarian: “I was always the kid who rescued baby birds that fell out of the next, the one who brought home stray cats and dogs and cared for them.” Kelly received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree from Purdue University’s School of Veterinary Medicine …

July 25th, 2006 Full story »