February 23, 2019
2019 SCAAEP Equine Health Symposium
Topics and speakers TBD. For now, save the dates!
June 11, 2018
Horse Farm Owner Honors Two NC State Equine Clinicians
Annie Eldridge puts her heart and soul into Settlers’ Run, her horse farm in Vass, N.C., and it means a lot to her when others care of her horses as much as she does. So when she found kindred spirits at the NC State Veterinary Hospital, she did something special. Last month, Eldridge presented Rich
May 30, 2018
Reedy Creek Equine Farm Breaks Ground
NC State Veterinary Medicine took another step forward in its bold efforts to expand its equine program during a groundbreaking ceremony May 21 for the new Reedy Creek Equine Farm. The facility, located minutes from the CVM campus, will be a modern home for equine reproductive services and a shared space housing faculty and students
May 14, 2018
New Equine Cancer Therapy Successfully Treats Common Tumors
Electrochemotherapy, or ECT, enhances traditional chemotherapy injection into cancerous tumors by using short electric pulses, tremendously increasing cancer cells...
May 2, 2018
Updates on Equine Degenerative Suspensory Ligament Disease
This equine focused continuing education event will feature lectures and case discussions on the subject of Degenerative Suspensory Ligament Disease, an emerging problem found in horses. SPEAKERS Eric Mueller, DVM, PhD, DACVS – Director of Equine Programs / Chief Medical Officer, Large Animal – University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine Jaroslava Halper, MD, PhD
April 26, 2018
NC State Equine Health Projects Land Morris Animal Foundation Funding
Lauren Schnabel, assistant professor of equine orthopedic surgery, was awarded a nearly $132,000 grant for a three-year study on stem cell treatments for horses. Jessica Gilbertie, a CVM graduate student, earned a $100,000 grant for a two-year study to improve treatment of joint infections...
April 16, 2018
Committed to Improving Horse Health
“This is the place that fosters the clinician-scientist best of all the places across the country,” says Johanna Elfenbein, assistant professor of equine medicine...
March 12, 2018
Saving the Life of an Uncommon Friend
She tells you exactly what her horse means to her without saying anything at all. It’s in the way Regina Taggart lightly touches Yogi’s mane, how she pats his stomach and watches his reaction. It’s in her eyes, in glances of love and appreciation reflecting a bond that was unexpected but embraced. Here, there is
March 11, 2018
Specialty Spotlight: Colic
NC State’s equine program provides expert care for colic at the country’s preeminent center for excellence in treatment. Our colic specialists, widely recognized experts in equine surgery and gastroenterology, work closely with clients to offer the most personalized care for each and every horse with colic. From highly successful surgical and non-surgical treatment approaches, to
March 5, 2018
A Tireless Athlete, an Unforgettable Friend
When Stephanie Jones got married, her photographer got a shot you don’t see in every wedding album. There, smiling out of the frame, is Stephanie in her wedding gown standing with Four Irons Lighter, a horse everybody just called “Socks.” Stephanie got Socks, a registered paint, in high school. She had shown and ridden horses