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Best Foot Forward – Comprehensive Approach to Hoof Injury Leads to Recovery for Mammoth Donkey

February 11, 2020

When Hollywood, a rare American Mammoth Jackstock donkey became increasingly lame and owner, Karen Reid, was unable to get any answers for months, she turned to Tufts Equine Center for help. Dr. Carl Kirker-Head worked closely with farrier, Mr. Eric John, to determine the problem and find a solution quickly.

John DiBiaggio, Former Tufts President, Dies

February 7, 2020

The son of immigrants, he served from 1992 to 2001, emphasizing civic engagement and strengthening the university’s financial foundation John DiBiaggio, whose presidency from 1992 until 2001 is credited with elevating the stature of Tufts… Read More

Trying to Figure Out the Scoop on Poop

January 30, 2020

Cases of diarrhea that once would have been fatal are responding to fecal transplantation. Now Cummings School researchers are working to identify exactly how this procedure can help horses

Against All Odds – Clinician’s Expertise Saves Equitation Star

January 29, 2020
black and white photo of Conan, the Argentinian warmblood horse

Last Thanksgiving, Conan, an 18.3-hand Argentinian warmblood, within hours went from being healthy and sound to being on the verge of death. Though the Big Equitation star’s tests were all coming back negative, it was clear he was running out of time—and it was up to the team at Tufts Equine Center to save him.

Greening the Campus—and the World

January 28, 2020

Tufts Green Fund proposals bring fresh ideas to the challenge of sustainability Members of the Tufts community are invited to hear Green Fund finalists pitch their ideas on January 30 from 7 to 8:30 p.m.… Read More

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