PULLMAN, Wash. – A free webinar for horse owners, veterinarians and veterinary technicians at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 28, will clear up the confusion surrounding three important neurologic diseases in horses.
By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries PULLMAN, Wash. – Kaylin Wells has sketched and doodled as long as she can remember. Her primary subject – horses – galloped surreptitiously across class notes, book margins and scraps of paper at school.
PULLMAN, Wash. – Acclaimed veterinary historian, educator, publisher and editor J. Frederick Smithcors donated his 1,200-volume library to the Washington State University Libraries in 1978. Thirty-five years later, the American Veterinary Medical History Society will host an all-day Smithcors History of Veterinary Medicine Symposium Sunday, July 21, in Chicago to honor the late WSU donor […]
Kathy Damskov, Chole Dixon and Krista Coffey (l-r) recruiting for the WSU Polo Club on Glenn Terrell Mall. WSU Polo Club — the kind of polo played on horses, not in the water — is recruiting new members. “Many people don’t know there is a horse polo team at WSU,” said Club President Kathy […]
PULLMAN – Renowned horse behaviorist and natural horsemanship expert Dr. Robert M. Miller is coming to Pullman on April 28 to give two public seminars. “Behavior and Misbehavior of the Horse” begins at 8:30 a.m. and ends at 5 p.m. in room 203 of the Smith Center for Undergraduate Education on the Pullman campus. Tickets […]
Gary Held’s father, an auto mechanic, wanted his son to attend college so he wouldn’t have to get his hands greasy and dirty, like him.Today, Held, armed with a degree in industrial education from Washington State University, spends his days plunging his hands into all types of electrical, mechanical and computerized construction and maintenance projects […]
Enjoy a day of fun and learn about equine health issues at the WSU College of Veterinary Medicine’s Second Annual Horse Conference and Expo on Saturday, Sept. 25, in Pullman. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. and costs $5. The expo closes at 5 p.m.Public demonstrations and lectures will be held on topics such as recognizing […]
With advances in medical technology, Caesarean sections and inducing births have become somewhat commonplace procedures for assisting human childbirth. But equine delivery is a horse of a different color. “Horses are a completely different species from all others,” said Dr. Chantal Rothschild, a veterinary medical resident of the equine team at the Washington State University […]
One of the most dramatic medical tools invented in modern history is now helping one of man’s oldest friends — the horse. Thanks to recent magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) advancements, veterinarians are getting an unsurpassed look at injuries to equine athletes and companions. Hosted by Washington State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine, imaging and horse […]