THE DOWNLOAD: Horses, Goats, Embroidery

A unique research collaboration involving animal science students, the UC Davis intercollegiate equestrian team and more than 700 hours of video could help enrich the lives of stabled horses.

The subjects had names like Rogue, Sparky, Bella and Fargo and the research involved tools such as a Beethoven symphony, shatterproof mirrors, slow-feeding forage balls and giant rubber jolly balls.

Read more on the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences website.

Embroidered water tower

Meeting the goats

The Goat Teaching and Research Facility is currently home to more than 100 goats, along with some students who live there full time. In the above video, hear from student employees and a staff member about what goes into caring for the goats, why they enjoy working there, and more.

Training in the Edwards Family Athletics Center

See the video below for a tour of the facility, which will be dedicated at 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24. You can take a self-guided tour after the ceremony, then walk on over to the Staff Assembly Tailgate (4:30 p.m.) and cheer on the Aggies in the UC Davis-Weber State football game (7 p.m.). Read more about the Sept. 24 activities, including Faculty and Staff Appreciation Day, entitling faculty and staff to two free tickets to the football game.


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Cody Kitaura is a News and Media Relations Specialist in the Office of Strategic Communications, and can be reached by email or at 530-752-1932.

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