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2021 SCAAEP Equine Health Symposium

April 11, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

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This year’s program for Veterinarians, Vet Techs, and Students will be available exclusively on demand. Registrants will have access to the course content from April 10th – June 30th. The horse owner/enthusiast program will take place live Sunday, April 11th from 9:00a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

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 virtual on demand symposium will be Imaging Equipment in the Field and Anesthesia/Analgesia in the Field.

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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Please note the order of the lectures may change due to clinician availability.

On Demand Professional Program

Topic Speakers
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

Live Owner Program - Sunday, April 11, 2021

Time Topic Speaker
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

Professional Program:

Kate Hepworth, DVM, DACVIM- Assistant Clinical Professor, Equine Medicine – NCSU CVM

Caitlyn Horne, DVM, DACVSMR – Equine Sports Medicine Fellow – NCSU CVM

Kelley Varner, DVM, DACVAA – Assistant Teaching Professor, Anesthesiology – University of Missouri Veterinary Health Center

Breanna Sheahan, DVM, PhD, DACVIM – Postdoctoral Fellow, Duke University

Amy Stieler Stewart, DVM, PhD, DACVIM – Assistant Research Professor – NCSU CVM

Owners Program:

Katie Sheats, DVM, PhD, DACVIM – Assistant Professor, Equine Primary Care – NCSU CVM

Rosemary Bayless, DVM, MS, DACVIM (LAIM) – PhD Candidate/Graduate Research Assistant – NCSU CVM



Registration fees are as follows:

  • Veterinarians & Vet Techs (on demand program) – $125
  • Students (on demand program) – $20
  • Horse Owner (live program on Sunday, April 11th) – $40

The registration fee includes up to 6 hours of NCVMB approved CE credits for veterinarians and veterinary technicians. Registrants will also receive a symposium notebook and canvas tote bag with sponsor logos.


April 11, 2021

9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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