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2018 Equine Health Symposium

February 24-25, 2018

The 2018 Equine Health Symposium will provide equine specialists from a broad spectrum of backgrounds with practical, up-to-date information covering Endocrine Disorders and Podiatry.

Saturday will feature lectures for Veterinarians, Technicians, and Farriers. There will also be a DVM/Farrier reception on Saturday evening at the CVM. Tours of the Equine Hospital will be given during the reception, including the newly renovated equine rehab facilities.

The horse owner/enthusiast program will take place on Sunday, and will feature lectures and a tour of the CVM.

All proceeds will support the North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine Equine Health Program and the Student Chapter of the American Association of Equine Practitioners at North Carolina State University (SCAAEP).

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Continuing Education

This program will offer up to 6 CVME credits for veterinarians and veterinary technicians as approved by the NCVMB.

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This event has also been approved for 6 American Association of Professional Farriers (AAPF) Continuing Education Credits.  For more information visit their website – www.ProfessionalFarriers.com

 

 

Location & Lodging

The 2018 EHS will be held at the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine at 1060 William Moore Drive in Raleigh, NC. A special discounted rate of $69 per night (plus tax) is available for attendees at the Ramada Inn Blue Ridge. Specify that you are attending the Equine Health Symposium (group code GCEQUINE18). Attendees are responsible for making their own reservations.

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Cancellation Policy

Full refunds will be granted for notices received via e-mail by Friday, February 16. After that time, there will be a 25% cancellation fee. No refunds will be granted after the symposium has begun.

Saturday, February 24th - Update on Endocrine Disorders

Time Topic Speaker
7:30am - 8:00am Check-in / Registration & Breakfast (provided)
8:00am - 8:10am Welcome & Introduction of Speaker Jordan Briggs
8:10am - 9:10am The Equine Oral Exam Dr. Travis Henry
9:10am - 10:10am Instrumentation that is Vital to Performing Equine Dentistry Dr. Travis Henry
10:10am - 10:30am Break
10:30am - 11:30am Equine Tooth Resorption Dr. Travis Henry
11:30am - 12:30pm Equine Dental Films - How to Obtain and Interpret Dr. Travis Henry
12:30pm - 1:30pm Lunch (provided)
1:30pm - 2:30pm Equine Periodontal Disease - Part One Dr. Travis Henry
2:30pm - 3:30pm Equine Periodontal Disease - Part Two Dr. Travis Henry
3:30pm - 3:45pm Break
3:45pm - 4:45pm Equine Dental Case Presentations Dr. Travis Henry
5:00pm - 7:00pm Reception

Saturday, February 24th - Podiatry

Time Topic Speaker
7:30am - 8:00am Check-in / Registration & Breakfast (provided)
8:00am - 8:10am Welcome and Introduction of Speakers Jordan Briggs
8:10am - 9:10am Equine Foot Form and Function Dr. Andy Parks
Michael Wildenstein
9:10am - 10:10am Key Points in an Examination of the Horse's Foot Dr. Andy Parks
Michael Wildenstein
10:10am - 10:30am Break
10:30am - 11:30am Horse Shoes, Function and Bio-Mechanical Basis for Treating Diseases of the Foot Dr. Andy Parks
Michael Wildenstein
11:30am - 12:30pm Hoof Care for the Laminitic Horse Dr. Andy Parks
Michael Wildenstein
12:30pm - 1:30pm Lunch (provided)
1:30pm - 3:30pm Live Podiatry Demo Dr. Andy Parks
Michael Wildenstein

Sunday, February 25th - Horse Owner/Enthusiast Program

Time Topic Speaker
7:30am - 8:00am Check-in / Registration & Breakfast (provided)
8:00am - 8:10am Welcome and Introduction of Speakers
8:10am - 9:10am Routine Dental Care and Common Dental Diseases Dr. Elaine Means
9:10am - 10:10am What to consider / look for with dysphagia Dr. Erin Eaton
10:10am - 10:30am Break
10:30am - 11:30am Common Lameness Causes and Treatment Dr. Caitlyn O'Shea
11:30am - 12:30pm What to look for when purchasing a horse in regards to conformation and performance Dr. Fred McCashin
12:30pm - 1:30pm Lunch (provided)

 

Registration for this year’s symposium is now closed.