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DENVER/November 12, 2020 – Morris Animal Foundation, a nonprofit leader in advancing animal health, will host a webinar about the Pioneer 100 Horse Initiative on Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020, 11 a.m.- noon MST. The initiative is a first-of-its kind project that will follow 100 horses over time to create a wellness program to prevent equine disease.

The webinar, “How 100 Horses Are Helping Horses Everywhere Have Healthier Lives,” features Dr. Carrie Finno, Associate Professor of Population Health and Reproduction at the University of California, Davis. She’ll discuss how her team is collecting biological samples to correlate findings to disease development and drug metabolism as a gateway to applying precision medicine principles to horses. Webinar attendees will learn more about this unique and impactful project and its potential to proactively save horses’ lives.

Interested viewers can register for the webinar here. The webinar also will be available for viewing via sign-up after the recording date. The webinar is part of the Foundation’s educational series, “AnimalNEWS 101,” which provides monthly animal health lessons for pet owners and science enthusiasts from a wide range of experts.

Morris Animal Foundation, headquartered in Denver, is one of the largest nonprofit animal health research organizations in the world, funding more than $136 million in studies across a broad range of species.

About Morris Animal Foundation

Morris Animal Foundation’s mission is to bridge science and resources to advance the health of animals. Founded by a veterinarian in 1948, we fund and conduct critical health studies for the benefit of all animals. Learn more at