Tag: veterinary

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A windy path to a unique career

“So when you graduate, you’ll be a vet?” I am now in the 3rd year of my doctoral degree at the University of Kentucky.  One of the only programs which offers a masters and doctorate in Veterinary Sciences, I started this program in an odd turn of events.  The majority of the students in my labs were veterinarians from foreign countries; countries that truly … Read More A windy path to a unique career

Taking a Hit.

On May 18th, 2011, I received a phone call at 3AM from my nightwatch Shayna in tears screaming at me to come to Barn 5.  We had just foaled our last mare of 30 the previous night, and there was only one other horse in the barns for her to check – so I immediately knew what was happening – Perfect was finally bleeding … Read More Taking a Hit.