News and Updates

Horse Barn
  • January 2017
    • Action Jackson 1987-2017: laid to rest today after a chronic bout of laminitis—a legendary mammoth jack siring sired multiple world champion performance mules and race mules and inducted into the American Donkey and Mule Society’s Versatility of Hall of Fame. He will be missed by so many in the mule world. See more in campus news
    • UCD Animal Science Horse Barn Packing recognized with a custom made pack saddle and a luncheon for their win of the Intercollegiate Packing contest at Bishop Mule Days; winning team members were Erika Falk and Katie Ott, Madison Seeley, & Kayla Wigney
    • Erica Scott, grad student in Jim Murray’s lab, spoke on “Annotating long non-coding RNA in the horse transcriptome ” at the XXV Plant & Animal Genome Conference, San Diego
  • December 2016
    • Amy McLean attended the 62nd Annual AAEP (American Association of Equine Practitioners) Convention in Orlando, Florida as well as volunteering and representing a Equitarian Initiative charity
  • November 2016
    • Jan Roser chaired the West Coast Equine Reproduction Symposium V held in Buellton, CA; Amy McLean and ANS assisted with the logistics
    • Preview Manetti Shrem Museum “HOOF & FOOT: a field study” art installation on Nov 9, 6:45 pm at the Horse Barn
  • September 2016
    • Dr. Amy McLean new Horsebarn Manager now overseeing equine operations
  • June 2016
    • UC Davis Horse Barn student pack team took home the grand prize “World Champion Interscholastic Pack Team”; the Mother Lode Unit (MLU)sponsored team members include Madison Seeley, Erica Falk, Kayla Wigney, & Katie Ott with coaching and support by Andy Assereto (MLU), Joel Viloria (UCD) & Craig London (owner of Rock Creek Pack Station)
  • March 2016
  • January 2016
    • The Jan 2016 Paint Horse Journal recognizing UC Davis An Sci as having bred Paint Horses for 50 or more years