Equine DVMs honored for hoof-care

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Jun 01, 2001
By dvm360.com staff

Brookfield, Wis.-The International Equine Veterinarians Hall of Fame honors two in the horse healthcare field for their emphasis on foot care.

In the research category, Dr. Hilary Clayton of East Lansing, Mich., is honored. Dr. Matthew Mackay-Smith of White Post, Va., is recognized in the practicing equine veterinarian category.

Clayton, who has held various academic appointments and currently serves at Michigan State University's Mary Anne McPhail Equine Performance Center, has conducted extensive research on locomotion in sport horses, gait asymmetries associated with lameness and the development of conditioning for sport horses.

Mackay-Smith, veterinary medicine editor of Equus magazine, has played a role in farrier and veterinary relations while serving on the AAEP Veterinarian-Farrier Liaison Committee.

The program is sponsored by the American Farriers Journal.

If you wish to nominate future candidates for the International Equine Veterinarians Hall of Fame, FAX the information to (262) 782-1252 or e-mail info@lesspub.com. The deadline is Jan. 30, 2002.