Horse Health Lines (Spring 2022) now online

The Spring 2022 issue of Horse Health Lines, news publication for the WCVM’s Townsend Equine Health Research Fund, is now online.

By WCVM Today

Photo: Myrna MacDonald.

Click here to view the issue. You can also download the PDF or view the publication as part of the Spring 2022 issue of Canadian Horse Journal.

Here’s a quick look at the stories inside this issue:

Unravelling the umbilical cord
Does the equine umbilical cord’s length and twists affect foal health?

Vitamin E a must for horse health
When horses can’t get the proper nutrients through grazing on fresh grass, it’s important for owners to be aware of one vital nutrient: vitamin E.

Dr. Duke’s 30-year legacy
Veterinary anesthesiologist Dr. Tanya Duke-Novakovski recently retired after more than 30 years at the WCVM, leaving a legacy as a prolific and collaborative researcher.

Signal pursuit
WCVM scientists are working to interpret the hormonal signals involved in maternal recognition of pregnancy.

WCVM team’s research shows healing changes after stem cell therapy
A team of WCVM researchers has published the first equine study to demonstrate changes in wound healing following stem cell therapy. 

Galloping Gazette and Research in Print
A round of the latest equine news and research publications at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine (WCVM).

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