Dr. Debra Taylor, an associate professor of equine medicine, was named to the International Equine Veterinarian Hall of Fame. She was one of three veterinarians inducted in 201 to the prestigious organization. Dr. Taylor’s passion is equine podiatry with an interest in discovering methods to readjust the load of a laminitic foot to promote healing. Understanding […]
Dr. Debra Taylor recently returned from a trip to Dubai as part of her research into horse hooves, which could have significant impact on the training and care of future Kentucky Derby horses. Read more to see why this research could have a major impact on thoroughbred racing.
Horses love sweet feed and lush, green grass, but equine veterinarians at Auburn University’s College of Veterinary Medicine warn that overindulgence of either can be a primary cause of a serious hoof disease known as laminitis. Laminitis is a disease that affects the feet of hoofed animals, mostly horses and cattle, and can be life […]
Eleven faculty from Auburn University’s College of Veterinary Medicine are members of research teams announced today as part of a $5 million investment in 11 groundbreaking projects designed to deliver practical, life-changing solutions. Auburn’s research teams are tackling local and global challenges ranging from housing affordability to advanced manufacturing of medical implants. “Auburn research is […]