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A research program at the University of Pennsylvania's New Bolton Center, the Early Investigator Program, will focus on the equine musculoskeletal system. * Photograph by Jim Graham

University of Pennsylvania & MARS Equestrian Launch Effort Focused on Equine Musculoskeletal Health

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, Leader in Equine Reproduction, Dies at 89

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 […]
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3 To Be Inducted Into UK Equine Research Hall of Fame

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.