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Wild horses in the US are being shot with contraceptive darts

Center for Animals and Public Policy director, Dr. Allen Rutberg, is quoted and research referenced in the article in New Scientist science and technology magazine Published January 26, 2020 By Alice Klein Shooting wild horses with contraceptive darts may help curb their numbers in parts of the US where their populations are ballooning out of control. Horses Read More

Equine Behavior, Needs, and Mental Health in a Human-Centered World

Monday, October 28, 2019 at 12 PM – 12:50 PM in the Agnes Varis AUDITORIUM, in the Campus Center (#16 on the Campus Map) Part of the Animal Matters Seminar Series presented by Tufts Center for Animals and Public Policy with the Behavior Club Speaker: Nina Ekholm Fry, MSSc., CCTP Director of Equine Programs, Institute Read More

The Power of Entangled Empathy, and its Challenges

Wednesday, September 21, 2016 at 12 PM – 1 PM Part of the Animal Matters Seminar Series presented by Tufts Center for Animals and Public Policy with Tufts Student Association for Veterinary Ethics (SAVE) Speaker: Lori Gruen, PhD, William Griffin Professor of Philosophy, Wesleyan University View recorded seminar here: Made possible by the generous support of: Read More

Monitoring Equine Leg Skin Temperature During Exercise and Rehabilitation

Description: The purpose of the study is to determine the correlations between skin temperature at various locations on the leg and the potential change with injury to a soft tissue structure. Inclusion Criteria: The horses must have no prior disease or injury other than their current tendon/ligament injury. The horses must also be Hunter/Jumper competition horses. Read More