Research Radio

Trot Radio's Norm Borg has teamed up with Equine Guelph to produce Research Radio, an online pod-cast updating you on the latest equine research.

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The Interviews

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Dr. Susan Raymond

NEW - Dr. Susan Raymond,

Communications and Programs Officer at Equine Guelph details their
Fire Prevention outreach program designed for the racing industry.
(5:02 min)

Dr. John Prescott

NEW - Dr John Prescott,

Professor of Pathobiology at Ontario Veterinary College, explains what is being done to combat Necrotizing Enterocolitis - a disease affecting mostly foals which results in death of tissue in the intestine. (7:35 min)

NEW - Dr Steven Roche,

Principal Consultant, ACER Consulting explains Biosecurity-What does it mean?. (9:24 min)

Dr Chantal Pinard,

Associate Professor, Ophthalmology at Ontario Veterinary College discusses eye care in the performance horse. (7:35 min)

 

Dr. Susan Raymond,

Communications and Programs Officer at Equine Guelph discusses Large Animal Emergency Rescue an important issue facing anyone working in agriculture. (5:21 min)

 

Dr Tanya Rossi,

Graduate student, Population Medicine at Ontario Veterinary College, discusses Tropinin levels in the blood of standard breds and its relation to cardiac disturbances. (6:12 min)

 

Dr. Keith Betteridge,

Professor emeritus, Department of Biomedical Sciences at Ontario Veterinary College, shares his research on early pregnancy loss in mares. (7:32 min)

 

Dr. Cristin McCarthy,

Graduate student, Department of Biomedical Science at Ontario Veterinary College, shares her work on assessing the effect of impact loading on performance horses. (8:29 min)

 

Kelsey Spence,

Graduate student, Population Medicine at Ontario Veterinary College looks at how infectious disease can spread quickly in a horse show environment. (7:49 min)

 

Dr. Susan Raymond,

Communications and Programs Officer at Equine Guelph discusses Large Animal Emergency Rescue an important issue facing anyone working in agriculture. (5:08 min)

 

Dr. Susan Raymond,

Communications and Programs Officer at Equine Guelph outlines a special "Spread the Word, Not the Germs" Biosecurity program for the Racing Industry, to be rolled out over the summer. (6:23 min)

 

Dr. Judith Koenig,

Surgeon, researcher and teacher, OVC Health Science Centre at Ontario Veterinary College, discusses her research into methods of evaluating lameness. (Lameness detection equipment kindly donated by the Equine Foundation of Canada.) (5:32 min)

 

Dr. Scott Weese,

Professor in Pathobiology at Ontario Veterinary College, discusses the latest in Gut Function research. (7:22 min)

 

Gayle Ecker,

Director, Equine Guelph, discusses the revised Code of Practice for the Care and Handling of Equines. (6:28 min)

 

Dr. Heather Chalmers,

Assistant Professor, Clinical Studies, Ontario Veterinary College discusses her research into the use of 'tongue ties' as an efficient method of dealing with equine respiratory issues. (10:00 min)

 

Dr Tracy Chenier,

Assistant Professor, Population Medicine, Ontario Veterinary College discusses the topic of reproduction and getting your mare and stallion ready for the upcoming breeding season. (11:06 min)

 

Elmer Buchanan,

Chairman of the Ontario Racing Commission discuses the importance of research within the context of a sustainable racing industry. (6:40 min)

 

Dr Luis Arroyo,

Assistant Professor, Clinical Studies, Ontario Veterinary College discusses his research into the problem of hardening of the pulmonary artery in race horses. (10:28 min)

 

Dr John Runciman,

Department of Engineering at the University of Guelph, is applying his engineering background to equine research which is leading to some fascinating findings. (10:13 min)

 

Dr. Mark Hurtig,

Professor in Clinical Studies at Ontario Veterinary College, discusses his research using electroencephalography--a non-invasive diagnostic tool for joints. (8:35 min)

 

Dr. Scott Weese,

Professor in Pathobiology at Ontario Veterinary College, discusses his research into infection control and bacterial infections in animals and humans. (8:06 min)

 

Dr. Brianne Henderson,

sports medicine veterinarian, Assistant Veterinarian to Team Canada Endurance and Equine Guelph Online Instructor, discusses the results of research into heat stress and acclimatization on the athlete horse. (11:08 min)

 

Dr. Peter Physick-Sheard,

Associate Professor in Population Medicine at Ontario Veterinary College, discusses his research into rhythm disturbances in performance horses. (9:49 min)

(we apologize for the audio difficulties)

 

Dr. Dorothea Bienzle,

Professor of Pathobiology at Ontario Veterinary College, discusses her work in trying to better manage the problem of Heaves, particularly in the equine athlete. Dr. Bienzle also discusses her research on EPO drug use. (10:31 min)

 

Dr. John Prescott,

Professor of Pathobiology at Ontario Veterinary College, discusses what is being done to fight the dangerous Rhodococcus equine bacteria, and how are they progressing. (10:17 min)

 

Dr. Thomas Koch,

Assistant Professor of Biomedical Sciences at Ontario Veterinary College, discusses his work on stem cell therapy. (11:07 min)

 

Dr. Jeff Thomason,

Senior anatomy Professor and research coordinator at Equine Guelph, discusses the relationship between track surface and injury in the performance horse. (10:00 min)