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Taneytown veterinarian named to Horse Industry Board

Taneytown veterinarian named to Horse Industry Board

Michael Odian was first drawn to horses at the age of 5, after a pony ride at a friend's birthday party. Fast forward 40 years and you'll find the well-known veterinarian raising horses at his Taneytown farm and traveling the region to care for show and race horses. On June 30, the Maryland Department of Agriculture announced that Gov. Martin O'Malley had named Odian as the licensed veterinarian representative on the Maryland Horse Industry Board. Odian, 45, replaces Dr. John Lee, who is leaving the board after serving on it for 10 years. Created in 1998, the MHIB works with the Department of Agriculture to develop and promote the state's horse industry. ...