|The national writing competition featured more than 120 papers representing all health professions.
Both students will share a $7,500 prize for their health promotion proposal, `Straight from the Horse`s Mouth,` according to an Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges news release.
`This is the first veterinary student paper to use horses in a public health promotion project,` AU Professor Dr. Charles Hendrix says in a prepared statement. `The idea puts an innovative twist on hippotherapy.`
`Straight from the Horse`s Mouth` is a community education program designed to promote horse riding safety and dental health among youth, AAVMC says.
Source: DVM Newsmagazine Jun 10, 2005; www.dvmnewsmagazine.com/dvm/
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