Articles posted January 15, 2011

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Filly's Shoes to Help Benefit R.A.C.E Fund

Filly's Shoes to Help Benefit R.A.C.E Fund

The owner/trainer of stakes winner Lisa's Booby Trap, has donated the filly's front horseshoes that she wore when she won the Loudonville Stakes to the R.A.C.E. Fund to help raise funds for racehorse retirment and rescue.

Neuroaxonal Dystrophy in Quarter Horses

Neuroaxonal dystrophy is a neurologic disease that can affect horses as well as humans, sheep, cats, and dogs. The condition is not yet fully understood, although researchers believe there might be a genetic component.

UW to Host First Aid Seminar for Horse Owners

The University of Wisconsin (UW) School of Veterinary Medicine Continuing Education program will be hosting its 22nd annual seminar on Feb. 19. This year's topic is "First Aid for Horses--When to Call the Vet and What to do Before Help Arrives." The morning session will be held in the Ebling Symposium Auditorium, located within the Microbial...

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