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A Dedicated Donor’s Legacy and Love for Horses Endures

The equine community lost a valuable member, and the Center for Equine Health said goodbye to a beloved friend and donor with the recent passing of Kathy Cromwell. Kathy was dedicated to horses throughout her life and established the Equine Enduring Legacy Fund at UC Davis to ensure that horses would benefit from advanced veterinary care well into the future.

A Pioneering Approach to Equine Health

Horses are individuals, and a one-size-fits-all approach to their care can fall short in producing desired outcomes. The Pioneer 100 Horse Health Project (P100HHP) aims to lay the foundation for tailoring veterinary medical approaches to each horse’s specific needs through precision medicine.

UC Davis Researchers Identify Genetic Variant for Equine Familial Isolated Hypoparathyroidism in Thoroughbreds - Testing Now Available

Researchers at the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine have identified a genetic cause for the fatal condition equine familial isolated hypoparathyroidism (EFIH) in Thoroughbreds, marking the first genetic variant for hypoparathyroidism identified in any domestic animal species. Additionally, this is the first widely available genetic test for Thoroughbreds.

Welcome to CEH's first foal of 2020!

The first of CEH's 2020 foals, a bay colt, arrived on March 26th. He is happy and healthy and bringing smiles to everyone at CEH!

Novel Surgery Successful For Former Event Horse

An event horse was diagnosed with a stone in his urinary tract that was causing a kidney infection. A novel surgery approach successfully removed the stone.