The Triple Crown:
The Kentucky Derby May 6, 2017
The Preakness Stakes May 20, 2017
The Belmont Stakes June 10, 2017
The Breeders' Cup - Del Mar, California November 3-4, 2017
Zweig Researcher Spotlight: Dr. Julia Felippe
Dr. Julia Felippe, Associate Professor of large animal medicine, was the first Harry M. Zweig Assistant Professor in Equine Health. Her research program, which has been funded by Zweig, an NIH Director's New Innovator Award, USDA NIFA, and Morris Animal Foundation, studies equine immunology, Specifically, ....
Genes influcence sarcoids in horses
Ruffian celebrates its first year
June of 2015 saw the end of Cornell Ruffian Equine Specialists’ (CRES) inaugural year, a milestone met with celebration and excitement for the future. To mark the occasion....(more)
Zweig News Capsule #59 -June 2015
Pushing the boundaries in Arthritis Prevention
Osterarthritis is the leading cause of a horse's premature retirement from an athletci career....(more)
Equine surgical innovations
A pair of unique surgical procedures performed on animals promises to revolutionize the ways surgeons repair cartilage and meniscus tears. In the first set of procedures, a cross institutional, interdisciplinary team of surgeons and researchers tried a new method for cartilage repair on horses at the Cornell University Hospital for Animals on August 21 ...(more).....
Cornell opens equine hospital close to Belmont
Cornell’s College of Veterinary Medicine opened Cornell
Ruffian Equine Specialists, a referral and emergency care
hospital, near the Belmont Racetrack backstretch on Long
Island in Elmont, N.Y. on March 31, 2014. ...(more).....
Paternal genes make placentas
The mule has served humankind as a beast of burden from the
time of Aristotle to the present day in the developing world.
This hybrid between a male donkey and female horse and its
lesser known relative, the hinny (a cross between a stallion
and a female donkey), have made important contributions to
our understanding of biology, particularly genetics....(more).