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WCVM Equine Club

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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Spruce Meadows' famous tribute to Olympic gold medallist Hickstead was a must-see for WCVM students during their Alberta tour.

Vet students visit Alberta equine centres

Horses are what led me to veterinary medicine. One of the first times I put the two together was during a visit to Northlands Park in Edmonton, Alta. I was in awe of the racetrack’s equine athletes — and that’s when I began wanting to pursue a career in performance horse medicine. Of course, I have a lot of questions about …

March 25th, 2014 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 …

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