The annual Equine Health Symposium, sponsored by the NC State Student Chapter of the American Association of Equine Practitioners (SCAAEP), provides equine focused veterinary professionals with practical, up-to-date information on topics useful in everyday practice.
The topics presented at this year’s symposium will be Ophthalmology (Saturday) and Foal Management in the Field (Sunday). Sunday will also feature a program for horse owners / enthusiasts. One-day registrations are available.
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).
Please note that the schedule is subject to change.
|Non-Musculoskeletal Field Ultrasound||Dr. Kate Hepworth|
|Ultrasound Guided Injections||Dr. Caitlyn Horne|
|Wound Ultrasound Techniques||Dr. Caitlyn Horne|
|Anesthesia/Analgesia in the Field||Dr. Kelley Varner|
|Chronic Weight Loss||Dr. Breanna Sheahan|
|Chronic Ulcers||Dr. Amy Stewart|
|9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.||Anesthesia/Analgesia in the Field; How to Work Up the Chronic Horse in the Field:
Anesthesia/Analgesia in the Field
Chronic Weight Loss
|Dr. Kelley Varner
Dr. Breanna Sheahan
Dr. Amy Stewart
|9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.||Preventative Care and its Importance||Dr. Rosemary Bayless|
|10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m||General Care of the Aging Horse||Dr. Katie Sheats|
|11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.||Equine Infectious Disease and Biosecurity||Dr. Katie Sheats|
Richard J. McMullen, Jr., DVM, Diplomate ACVO, ECVOCAQ Equine Ophthalmology (Germany) – Associate Professor, Equine Ophthalmology – Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine
Tiffany Hall, DVM, Diplomate ACVIM, Diplomate ACVECC – Equine Medical Center of Ocala
Brian Gilger, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACVO, Dipl. ABT – Professor, Ophthalmology – NC State College of Veterinary Medicine
Lauren Schnabel, DVM, PhD, Dip. ACVS, Dip. ACVSMR– Associate Professor, Equine Orthopedic Surgery
Kate Hepworth, DVM, DACVIM– Assistant Clinical Professor, Equine Medicine
Registration fees are as follows:
- Veterinarians & Vet Techs – $165 for two-day registration; $95 for one-day registration
- Students – $20
- Horse Owner Program (Sunday only) – $35
The registration fee includes breakfast, lunch, and up to 12 hours of NCVMB approved CE credits for veterinarians and veterinary technicians. If you register prior to the conference, you will receive a t-shirt at registration. If you did not pre-register, we cannot guarantee a t-shirt for you.