Morris Animal Foundation Funds Next Generation of Scientists Through its Veterinary Student Scholar Program

Morris Animal Foundation

DENVER/September 21, 2022 – Continuing its commitment to funding the next generation of veterinary researchers, Morris Animal Foundation awarded $107,490 in grants through its Veterinary Student Scholar program for 2022, funding 22 student research projects around the world. The Veterinary Student Scholar program, which began in 2005, gives students the opportunity to develop research projects, …

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Outbreak Alerts: Sept 13, 2022 – West Nile Virus – Adams County, CO

Source: State Veterinarian’s Office Number Confirmed: 1Number Exposed: 20Facility Type: Private FacilityAge: 2Gender: ColtBreed: Quarter Horse (QH)Usage: Horse ShowOnset of Clinical Signs: 9/6/2022Clinical Signs: Weakness, Unable to Rise, Fasciculation History 1 day duration of limping/dog sitting hard time getting up on allVaccination Status: UnvaccinatedHorse Status: Recovering Comments: A horse in Adams County has tested …

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Statement on the Death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

Queen Elizabeth II
Queen Elizabeth is shown a horse by renowned trainer Monty Roberts. The late regent was a patron of Mr. Roberts’ Join-Up International, which provided the photo.

Marty Irby, world champion equestrian and head of animal welfare group, praises late sovereign’s care for ‘the welfare and health of horses’ WASHINGTON D.C. – Sept 8, 2022, upon learning of the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, Animal Wellness Action executive director Marty Irby released the following statement: “I am deeply …

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Extreme Mustang Makeover Fort Worth

Extreme Mustang Makeover Fort Worth

Extreme Mustang Makeover, a production of the Mustang Heritage Foundation, returns to Fort Worth, TX, September 8-10. Join Mustang Heritage Foundation for a Fort Worth Mustang Makeover as trainers put their skills to the test at the Will Rogers Equestrian Center, September 8-10, 2022! Classes begin Thursday, September 8th with …

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Mike Cervi named 2022 Legend of ProRodeo

Cervi

Hall of Fame stock contractor will be honored at Wrangler Gold Buckle Gala Nov. 28 COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – ProRodeo Hall of Fame stock contractor Mike Cervi has been named the 2022 Legend of ProRodeo. Cervi will be honored at the 15th annual Wrangler Gold Buckle Gala on Nov. 28 …

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Local Rider Completes Western Dressage Century Ride  

Century Ride
Photo Courtesy Western Dressage Association of Colorado (WDACO)

Colorado rider and co-founder of Western Dressage Association of America (WDAA) and Western Dressage Association of Colorado (WDACO), Neide Cooley completed a Century Ride at the Western Dressage Association of Colorado Summer Sizzler horse show at Douglas County Fairgrounds on Saturday, August 13, 2022. A Century Ride is achieved when …

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New & Noteworthy: How to Help Horses in Ukraine

Ukraine

By Jessica Friedman, Horses for Clean Water As we watch events unfold in Ukraine, it can be disheartening to feel like there’s little we can do to help. But as Fred Rogers said, “When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would …

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New & Noteworthy: Metallic Cat Becomes National Reined Cow Horse Association’s first $5 Million Sire

Metallic Cat

The National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) announced Metallic Cat as the association’s first Five Million Dollar sire. Following the conclusion of the Teton Ridge Stallion Stakes, Metallic Cat’s offspring had earned more than $5,064,486.  Owned by Bobby Patton’s Rocking P Ranch, the 2005 stallion by High Brow Cat and …

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Heat Stress, Part 3: Managing Cattle in Warm Weather

heat stress cattle

By Tony Hawkins, DVM, Valley Vet Supply Technical Service Veterinarian In Parts 1 and 2, we covered heat stress prevention for dogs and horses – last but not least, let’s look at this topic as it relates to cattle. Simply put, cattle are not designed to be the most efficient …

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