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Equine Ophthalmology with Dr Tara Richards

Equine Ophthalmology with Dr Tara Richards

July 23, 2021

In this episode, Dr Kyle Goldie talks to board-certified ophthalmologist, Dr Tara Richards. We are fortunate to have Dr Richards consult and work on horses at our Rehab Facility in Schomberg, Ontario. She gives some great insights into equine eyes. Listen to the end to learn some super interesting facts! 

Dr. Tara Richards is a board-certified ophthalmologist with the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists (ACVO). She grew up in northern Ontario and has been involved with horses since she was a little girl. After completing her DVM degree from OVC, she worked in private practice for a couple of years before pursuing her ophthalmology residency and PhD also at the OVC. As an ophthalmologist, Dr. Richards treats all species big and small, but she has a particular love for her equine patients. 

Mike Pownall DVM, MBA - Ontario Equestrian Board of Directors Candidate

Mike Pownall DVM, MBA - Ontario Equestrian Board of Directors Candidate

June 4, 2021
We are thrilled to announce that our very own Mike Pownall, DVM has been nominated as an Ontario Equestrian Board of Directors Candidate.
 
If you are a member of Ontario Equestrian and plan to vote, we would be honoured if you would listen on to see if Dr Pownall represents the best candidate for you.
 
Sincerely,
The McKee-Pownall Team
 
"The health of the Ontario equestrian industry is something I am particularly interested in and would value the opportunity to work with this organization to ensure that we continue to develop a flourishing industry.
While we live in challenging times, there are still numerous opportunities for all people in Ontario to consider equestrian sports as an accessible and valued activity."
Mike Pownall DVM MBA
 
Learn more about Dr Pownall HERE
 
Grab your Ontario Equestrian number and click HERE to vote
Equine Body Work With Marnie Raymond

Equine Body Work With Marnie Raymond

April 13, 2021

Your horse benefits from the knowledge and experience from a team approach by equine health care workers. We would like to welcome Marnie Raymond to our team and to this podcast episode to introduce new Equine Body Work services offered by McKee-Pownall Equine Services:

  • Equine Massage
  • PEMF
  • Equine Physio Taping

Marnie has been a Certified Equine Massage Therapist for 16 years and adds PEMF and Equine Physio Tape to her modality toolbox. 

Our veterinarians and Marnie work closely to ensure your horse benefits from continuity of care. She will provide these services at your farm and our Rehabilitation Facility. 

Whether your horse is getting ready for the show season, recovering from an injury or you just want to pamper them for the hard work they do talk to Marnie or one of our veterinarians to create a plan right for your horse.

If you have any questions about Equine Body Work or would like to book an appointment please reach out to info@mpequine.com

Swapping Stories With Dr Kate Robinson

Swapping Stories With Dr Kate Robinson

March 14, 2021

In today's episode, Dr. Goldie and Karen Foell welcome Dr. Kate Robinson to the show.  Dr. Robinson joined our ambulatory team working out of our Rehabilitation Farm in Schomberg in the Fall of 2020 and sees patients at their home farms and at our farm. 

Dr. Robinson grew up in Bracebridge and is a 2009 graduate of St. George’s University School of Veterinary Medicine (Grenada, West Indies).  Following graduation, Dr. Robinson completed an internship in equine ambulatory practice at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine (University of Saskatchewan).  Dr. Robinson stayed on at WCVM to complete a three-year combined Masters/Residency program to further her training and specialization in equine ambulatory practice.  She has been an assistant professor at WCVM since 2013, providing clinical service in the equine ambulatory division.  Dr. Robinson enjoys all facets of equine practice, with a keen interest in imaging, podiatry and lameness.

When not at work Dr. Robinson can be found at the barn working with her young WB x filly, or spending time with her husband dogs, and cat.

Enjoy!

Equine Behaviour And Performance Issues: What Are They Trying To Tell Us? (Adapted Audio)

Equine Behaviour And Performance Issues: What Are They Trying To Tell Us? (Adapted Audio)

February 3, 2021

In today's episode, we have repurposed the audio from an amazing webinar that was done with Dr. Tovah Caldwell on Equine Behaviour And Performance Issues. The audio quality isn't perfect however the content is so valuable we thought it was worth it! 

If you are interested in watching the original recorded version of the webinar you can find it here: http://www.mpequine.com/wednesdaywebinars 

Ulcers: Acute Pain, Chronic Poor Performance With Dr. Sarah Shaw

Ulcers: Acute Pain, Chronic Poor Performance With Dr. Sarah Shaw

January 7, 2021

In today's episode, Dr. Kyle Goldie and Karen Foell welcome Sarah Shaw DVM, DACVIM for a conversation on Equine Gastric Ulcer Syndrome. Dr. Shaw combines her equine ambulatory practice with her equine internal medicine consulting service and is such an asset for our local equine community. Throughout the show, they talk about different types of ulcers, diagnostics, and treatments in horses. 

Who‘s Your Mommy? Talking Embryo Transfers With Dr. Jim Welsh

Who‘s Your Mommy? Talking Embryo Transfers With Dr. Jim Welsh

October 25, 2020

In this episode, we welcome our very own Dr Jim Welsh to talk about embryo transfer.  Dr Welsh has taken dedicated training in this area and has had a super successful reproduction season this year. He shares a lot of great information today.  If you are thinking of breeding your racehorse or showhorse next year this is the episode for you. If you have further questions or have an interest in breeding your mare please reach out to us at info@mpequine.com

We are also excited about our latest initiative to recognize those that care for our horses. Please check out our Heroes For Horses initiative and nominate your equine caregiver https://www.mckeepownall.ca/heroes-for-horses-virtual-award

 

Colic with Dr Samantha Molson

Colic with Dr Samantha Molson

September 23, 2020

In this episode, we have adapted a recorded webinar with Dr. Samantha Molson that was done earlier this Spring on Colic. The content was not originally designed for audio but it has some really great content that we wanted to share. Enjoy!

Here is a link to the actual webinar recording if you are interested as well as the videos she discusses in the webinar. 

Equine Colic Webinar With Dr Samantha Molson May 13, 2020 

Equine gastroscopy video courtesy of Boehringer- Ingelheim: youtube.com/watch?v=mKZy8PL2XJo

Signs of equine colic: youtube.com/watch?v=f3dcJP6e9m4

Dr. Mike Pownall In The Hot Seat

Dr. Mike Pownall In The Hot Seat

August 5, 2020

In today's episode, Kyle and Karen have Dr. Mike Pownall on the hot seat telling the McKee-Pownall story. They take us back to the very beginning and ask the hard questions of Dr. Pownall such as why the practice is designed the way it is; from size to culture and everything in between.

WORMS! A Lesson In Parasitology With Dr. Kyle Goldie

WORMS! A Lesson In Parasitology With Dr. Kyle Goldie

June 16, 2020

In this episode, Dr Kyle Goldie, shares information for horse and farm owners about deworming and equine parasitology. It is a valuable listen for new and experienced horse owners alike as he has a way of explaining things so that they make sense! Thank you Dr Goldie. 

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