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First 2017 West Nile Virus cases confirmed from Spokane County; WSU offers resources for horse owners

west nile virus injection kitBy Charlie Powell, College of Veterinary  Medicine

PULLMAN, Wash. – Following the announcement of the state’s first two West Nile Virus cases for 2017, Washington State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine is offering important resources for horse owners. » More …

Poor health, beloved horse inspire first equine massage college

By Hope Belli Tinney, Washington SBDC

equine-studies-150SOAP LAKE, Wash. – If a movie is ever made of Mary Lou Langley’s life, her Washington Small Business Development Center (SBDC) business advisor just might have a crack at best supporting actor. » More …

‘Horsing around’ reduces stress hormones in youth

By Rachel Webber, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences

horse-stress-Pendry-130PULLMAN, Wash. – New research from Washington State University reveals how youth who work with horses experience a substantial reduction in stress – and the evidence lies in kids’ saliva. » More …

World famous horses to perform at WSU

The world-famous Lipizzaner Stallions will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday, June 15, at Beasley Coliseum in Pullman.  The show will include 12 to 14 stallions completing a series of complex dance routines.       Tickets start at $22.50 and are on sale at the TicketsWest Outlet inside Beasley Coliseum, online at http://www.beasley.wsu.edu/, or by phone at 1-800-325-SEAT.     More information about the event is available online at http://www.lipizzaner.com.

Research legacy expands

What is it that remains behind when a lifetime researcher or professor closes the office door a final time and moves on to other interests? In the case of Travis McGuire, professor, Department of Veterinary Microbiology and Pathology, who retired last May with 40 years of service to WSU and, ultimately, the world, the final outcome is still expanding and being written.Though he still carries a part-time appointment, McGuire left behind a legacy of thriving programs and talented individuals who are carrying on his passion, and his vision. What began as McGuire’s Ph.D. project evolved into work that eventually changed the field of equine immunology … » More …