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Equine Expo designed to please horse lovers

February 08th, 2016

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, …

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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 »

Equine Expo’s sophomore year bigger, better

One year after the first Saskatchewan Equine Expo took place in Saskatoon, the annual equine event has “grown up” to include an expanded trade show, more demonstrations and more activities that will appeal to people of all ages. The 2013 Saskatchewan Equine Expo, which takes place from February 15-17, is a collaborative effort involving Saskatoon Prairieland Park, Saskatchewan Horse Federation …

February 07th, 2013 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 »

WCVM veterinarians to give horse health talks

Three clinicians at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine (WCVM) will give valuable horse health information to horse owners and breeders on Saturday, March 7, during the Saskatchewan Horse Federation’s annual conference in Saskatoon, Sask. (March 6 to 8). The WCVM clinicians are part of the conference’s Horse Owners and Industry Workshop on Saturday at Saskatoon’s Hilton Garden Inn: • …

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