Ryan/Dubé Equine Performance Centre
Originally built in 1998, the Ryan/Dubé Equine Performance Centre—a focal point for equine clinical services, teaching and research at the WCVM Veterinary Medical Centre (VMC)—was expanded by nearly 1,000 sq. m. (10,600 sq. ft.) and reopened in 2012. Clinical resources—which include a standing MRI unit, high-speed equine treadmill, paved indoor runway and multi-purpose examination areas—complement the VMC’s existing diagnostic tools. Additionally, WCVM faculty and staff use the facilities to conduct teaching demonstrations and labs focused on horse handling, equine medical procedures and lameness diagnoses for veterinary students, graduate students and practicing veterinarians in Western Canada.