The University of Pennsylvania’s School of Veterinary Medicine and MARS Equestrian ™ partnered on a research program designed to advance frontiers in equine health. Its first project will study the equine musculoskeletal system.
B.W. Pickett, one of the nation’s pioneers in equine reproductive science, died on Feb. 27 in Fort Collins, Colorado, at age 89. Lung cancer was the cause, according to his notice of death, which described him as a scientist, philosopher, poet, cowboy and a world-class storyteller. A planned memorial at the eponymous B. W. Pickett […]
A Ph.D. student at Colorado State University recently received a $5,000 grant for research into new approaches to tendon injury rehabilitation in horses.
Scientists who have contributed to the understanding and treatment of EHV-1 neurologic syndrome, Rhodococcus equi, stallion fertility and many other conditions and diseases will be inducted into the University of Kentucky Gluck Equine Research Foundation’s UK Equine Research Hall of Fame.
Researchers believe they have identified a genetic mutation that dates back to the foundation of the Quarter Horse breed that is linked to horses developing sudden, severe muscle atrophy.