Dr. More was born in Deloraine, Manitoba and graduated in 1972 with a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from the Western College of Veterinary Medicine in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.
Dr. More has practised Veterinary Medicine as a partner in the Virden Animal Hospital for 44 years. The focus of his practise has been on large animals with an emphasis placed on equine practise in the latter part of his career.
Dr. More has been an integral part of the equine ranching industry for nearly five decades. His significant expertise in equine medicine has provided care to thousands of horses that produce pregnant mares’ urine. Estrogens are then extracted and made into medicine that millions of women in more than 100 countries around the world rely on. In addition, Dr. More’s direct contributions to the herd-health review program provide an independent evaluation of inspections done by both equine ranch veterinarians and pharmaceutical companies, ensuring the highest quality of animal welfare and equine care for the PMU ranching industry.
In addition to his interest in horses, Dr. More has been a purebred Simmental cattle breeder and exhibitor for over 40 years.
Over the years, Dr. More has served as announcer at numerous cattle, light horse and draft horse shows ranging from local events to those of national and international scope. As the voice of the Royal Manitoba Winter Fair for some 25 years, Dr. Everett More was renowned for his work ethic, often putting in 18-hour days to make sure the show was the best it could be. His personal knowledge of events and exhibitors along with his announcing style gave the show its flair.
Over and above his volunteer time with the Winter Fair, Dr. More has been involved in a variety of executive positions with numerous organizations including the Virden Indoor Rodeo and Wild West Daze, the Virden Agriculture Society, the Virden Riding Club, the Virden 4-H Light Horse Club, St. Paul’s United Church, the Manitoba Veterinary Medical Association, the Manitoba Team Penning Association, as well as the Manitoba, the Southwest, and the Keystone Simmental Associations. Along with his partner, Irene Vanin, they received the Manitoba Simmental Association Simmental Ambassador award in 2013.
Described as a visionary and a highly regarded member of his community, Dr. More semi-retired in May 2016 and lives on a Virden farm with Irene. He has two grown children and two grandchildren.