Report on Research

Equine Guelph’s Report on Research Seminar

Equine Guelph presented an exciting full day of seminars at the University of Guelph, on April 6th, featuring Ontario Veterinary College researchers who have starred in the popular “Report on Research” video series. Attendees for this event were able to ask the experts burning questions to find out more about the latest developments in equine research. […]

“Report On Research” Presentation

Mark your calendars! On April 6th, 2013 Equine Guelph presents an exciting seminar at the University of Guelph, featuring Ontario Veterinary College researchers who have starred in the popular “Report on Research” video series. By attending this event, which commemorates Equine Guelph’s ten years of service to the equine industry, you will be the first […]

Report on Research: 3D Ultrasound Adds a New Dimension to Research into Roaring

You have seen the marvels of 3-D cinema whether it was Thor’s hammer hurling toward you or maybe it was Superman Returns at the IMAX. Ultrasound technology has also developed 3-D capabilities and it is evolving faster than a speeding bullet, with more accuracy than a CAT scan. What this means for researchers is a […]

Report on Research: Investigating Intestinal Microflora

OVC researcher, Dr. Scott Weese is going boldly forward- looking into what has been referred to as the “secondgenome” by looking at the microbial residents of a horse’s gut. Here, he discusses his work: When you consider that a horse is thought to have 100 times more bacterial cells in its intestinal tract than ‘horse’ […]

Report on Research: Clara Cell Secretory Protein

University of Guelph researchers Dr. Betteridge, Dr. Hayes and Dr. Bienzle share an interest in a protein with important roles in equine reproductive and respiratory research. Here, they discuss their work. In a major step towards combating issues affecting equine reproduction and respiration, researchers at the University of Guelph have identified a protein called Clara […]

Report on Research: Rhodococcus Vaccine Development

Imagine a three decade journey – a quest for an insidious bacterium possessing elusive qualities equivalent to that of the Holy Grail. Dr. John Prescott, University of Guelph Professor and Chair of the OVC Department of Pathobiology, has been unwavering in staying the course on his quest to find a vaccine able to combat the […]

Report on Research: Biosecurity on Horse Farms

Biosecurity in the horse industry can be a difficult concept to comprehend, and put into practice, especially when the average horse frequently travels off property or encounters horses that have been off the farm. However, lack of infection control procedures can leave a barn vulnerable to all kinds of diseases. Here, University of Guelph Researcher, […]

Equine Guelph Report on Research: Regenerative Medicine

Dr. Thomas Koch, who researches joint cartilage repair at Aarhus University, Denmark and the University of Guelph, discusses regenerative medicine. http://youtu.be/Wy4lS-aB_rE Canadians and Danes were the first to source equine umbilical cord blood for regenerative medicine. The anticipation over the exciting applications of this research were clearly indicated by the massive number of downloads, which […]

Equine Guelph Report on Research: Racing Track Surfaces

A number of factors affect the performance of a racing or training surface according to the well received 34-page “Racing Surfaces White Paper” published in June this year.   This international publication is a survey of current understanding on ways to enhance track safety, and is co-authored by an esteemed panel including: Michael “Mick” Peterson, Ph.D., […]

Equine Guelph’s New Video Series: Report on Research

Thanks to a grant from the Knowledge Translation and Transfer program of the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture Food and Rural Affairs, Equine Guelph has launced a video series entitled Report on Research and Help for Horse Owners. This month’s premier release showcases Dr. Physick-Sheard’s research into heart disturbances. Check out the videos below. The Beat Goes On – Report on […]