January 24, 2017
An Investment in Equine Excellence
This year, the decision was made to invest the funds in an annual scholarship in the amount of $5,000 awarded to a deserving student with the goal of practicing equine medicine. Callie Fogle, a clinical associate professor of equine surgery, explains...
January 17, 2017
Paying It Forward for Fritz and Softy
The Greenwalds of Efland, North Carolina, know their horses. Remembering their experience with NC State, they decided to endow the Fritz and Softy Equine Scholarship at the...
November 3, 2016
A Devotion to Equine Stem Cell Research
Alix Berglund’s research, funded through a grant from the Morris Animal Foundation since 2016, is centered on making donor stem cells more reliable in equine therapy...
October 5, 2016
Hurricane Matthew Preparedness: Tips for Animal Owners
Plan for your pets. Gather supplies and put them in an easily accessible, waterproof container. Estimates have Hurricane Matthew at Category 1 strength throughout Saturday and overnight Sunday as it is projected to veer slightly east of the Carolinas...
May 19, 2016
May Equine Gala Kicks Off Plans for Future Expansion
NC State College of Veterinary Medicine Dean Paul Lunn and College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Dean Richard Linton outlined the far-reaching initiative that involves a multi-year commitment to growth and...
February 22, 2016
A Transformational Gift for NC State’s Equine Program
Through the efforts of my research program and because of this generous gift from Tiffany and Randy, that we can significantly enhance the recovery of horses following injury...
September 3, 2015
Tinkerbell is a two-month-old American Miniature Horse foal with a problem – well, make that two problems. Her hind limbs don’t support her properly due to a congenital defect. That’s because Tinkerbell also has...
September 1, 2015
NC State Equine Trio Receive Rehabilitation Board Certification
Dr. Rich Redding, along with Dr. Lauren Schnabel, and Catherine McDonald are in the early stages of developing a leading Equine Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation Service for NC State’s Veterinary Hospital.
April 8, 2014
Horses and Disasters: Planning for the Unthinkable
Barrett Slenning, an associate professor in the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine’s Department of Population Health and Pathobiology, is an expert in epidemiology and animal biosecurity risk management. My last blog introduced the idea that pets need to be included in planning for disasters, particularly severe weather events. This contribution will discuss some unique aspects