EquiConnect Equine Podcast with Dr. Kyle Goldie & Karen Foell, Lead Vet Assistant, McKee-Pownall Equine Services. Case-based conversations, interesting news & information focussing on equine health. This podcast is not a substitute for regular & emergency veterinary care. Our purpose is to inform & educate horse people not to diagnose & treat medical conditions without a valid a veterinary-client-patient relationships.
Equine Ophthalmology with Dr Tara Richards
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
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.
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
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 Physio Taping
Swapping Stories With Dr Kate Robinson
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.
Equine Behaviour And Performance Issues: What Are They Trying To Tell Us? (Adapted Audio)
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
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.