Morris Animal Foundation Announces Funding for 7 New Studies to Advance Equid Health

Morris Animal Foundation announced it is funding seven new studies focused on equid health, including pain management, vaccine development and foal sepsis.

“We are thrilled to be able to support these seven research projects, each focusing on major equid health issues,” said Dr. Kathy Tietje, Chief Program Officer at Morris Animal Foundation. “The Foundation continues to prioritize the health and welfare of horses through financial support for these innovative studies.”

The studies are slated to begin this year and will investigate a variety of equid health issues including:

About Morris Animal Foundation

Morris Animal Foundation’s mission is to bridge science and resources to advance the health of animals. Founded in 1948 and headquartered in Denver, Colorado, it is one of the largest nonprofit animal health research organizations in the world, funding more than $149 million in nearly 3,000 critical studies to date across a broad range of species. Learn more at


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