Hagyard Vet To Head Equestrian Quarantine Team

Equestrian Quarantine Team to be lead by Jennifer Feiner.

Jennifer Feiner, VMD, of Hagyard Equine Medical Institute evaluates a horse.

Photo courtesy of Hagyard Equine Medical Institute

Jennifer Feiner, VMD, will be the veterinarian in charge of quarantine at the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games, according to Hagyard Equine Medical Institute, which made the announcement today.

The games are set to take place Sept. 25 to Oct. 10 at Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Ky.

Dr. Feiner, who works with high-performance sport horses at Hagyard Equine Medical Institute in Lexington, was a quarantine veterinarian during the 2008 Olympics in Hong Kong.

For the upcoming games, Feiner will oversee a team responsible for monitoring about 600 horses. They will follow protocols provided by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Responsibilities will include monitoring the unloading of horses from airplanes, monitoring horses in quarantine and checking their disease status.

“I look forward to the World Equestrian Games and I am confident that I and the team will be prepared for this event,” Feiner said. “We are comfortable with the entire process and the long flights because of our clinical experience flying clients' horses back and forth to Europe, South America and Australasia.”

<HOME>

Leave a Comment

Comments

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

___

Register

Sign-up for your account with Veterinary Practice News. Your account gives you unlimited free access to our Newsletter Archives and our Digital Editions of Veterinary Practice News.
Please check the box below to confirm you would like to be added to Kenilworth Media’s various e-mail communications (includes e-newsletters, a survey now and then, and offers to the veterinarian industry*).
 

Leave this empty:

*We do not sell your e-mail address to 3rd parties, we simply forward their offers to you. Of course, you always have the right to unsubscribe from any communications you receive from us, should you change your mind in the future.