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Week-Long Course On Care Of Athletic Horses

October 16th, 2017

The College of Veterinary Medicine is offering a one-week course on the physiology, rehabilitation, and care of athletic horses November 12-15, 2017 at the Veterinary Teaching Hospital at OSU. There will be lectures, practical sessions and case studies to provide current information on equine exercise physiology, prevention and treatment of sports-related injuries, and rehabilitation and therapeutic modalities.

See schedule for specific topics, details and times.

 

OSU Speakers

  • Jacob Mecham, DVM, CVA, CVSMT. Head of the OSU Mobile Equine Service, Dr. Mecham is certified in veterinary acupuncture and spinal manipulation.
  • Erica McKenzie BVMS, PhD. DACVIM, DACVSMR. Specialist in large animal medicine and sports medicine, with expertise in exercise physiology, muscle disease, and nutrition.
  • Stacy Semevolos DVM, MS, DACVS, DACVSMR. Specialist in large animal surgery and sports medicine, with expertise in orthopedic issues in horses.
  • Katja Zellmer Dr.med.vet., MS, PhD. DACVS, DACVSMR, CERP. Specialist in large animal surgery and sports medicine, rehabilitation trained, with expertise in orthopedic issues in horses.
  • Dr. Stacy Cooley DVM, DACVR. Specialist in multiple imaging modalities including ultrasound, CT and MRI.

 Special Guest Speakers

  • Carol Gillis DVM, PhD. DACVSMR. Specialist in large animal surgery and sports medicine, Dr. Gillis is a nationally recognized expert in ultrasound and rehabilitation. She is holding a special practitioner-only workshop on Sunday November 12th.
  • Dr. Joann Slack MS, DVM, BS. DACVIM. Service Chief of Cardiology and Ultrasound at University of Pennsylvania, New Bolton Center. Dr. Slack provides high level expertize in equine cardiology. She is holding a practitioner only workshop on Friday, November 17th.
  • Dr. Chris Wickliffe DVM. Owner of Cascadia Equine Veterinary Clinic and a trained farrier, with expertise in sport horse podiatry.

Registration

Deadline for registration is November 8, 2017. Practical sessions have limited participation so register early!

 

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