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Horseman's Clinic

Online registration is now closed. Please call our office at 217-333-2907 to register for this clinic. Walk-ins are also welcome.

Saturday, February 1, 2014

The purpose of the Horseman's Clinic is to increase education and awareness of all horse owners on basic and in-depth topics pertaining to a horse's health maintenance and prevention of disease. The speakers will also address how to handle common horse emergencies and behavioral problems.

Download a printable copy of the registration form.

  7:00 a.m. Course Check-In
Continental Breakfast
Exhibits Open
Large Animal Clinic
Enter via courtyard between Large and Small Animal Clinics
  8:00 a.m. Exercise Intolerance
Jonathan H. Foreman, DVM, MS, DACVIM (Large Animal)
University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine
  9:00 a.m. Basic Wound Care
Matthew C. Stewart, MVet, PhD, Fellow of the Australian College of Veterinary Scientists (Equine Surgery)
University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine
  10:00 a.m. Break

Exhibits Open
  10:15 a.m. Emergencies and What to do While You're Waiting for the Vet
Karie Ann Vander Werf, DVM
University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine
  11:15 a.m. Maintaining Healthy Hooves
Dennis D. French, DVM, DABVP (Equine)
University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine
  12:15 p.m. Lunch
  1:00 p.m. Demonstrations

Hospital Tours

Exhibits Open
  2:30 p.m. How to Keep a Horse Happy and Healthy
Scott M. Austin, DVM, MS, DACVIM (Large Animal)
University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine
  3:30 p.m. General Equine Ophthalmology
Ralph E. Hamor, DVM, MS, DACVO
University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine
  4:30 p.m. Adjourn

Demonstrations
Demonstrations require an additional $15 registration fee. Space is limited to 20 participants per demonstration. Advance registration is recommended because demonstrations quickly fill.

Bandaging Techniques
Dennis D. French, DVM, DABVP (Equine Practice)
University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine

Bandaging Exam A - 1:00-1:30 p.m.
Bandaging Exam B - 1:30-2:00 p.m.
Bandaging Exam C - 2:00-2:30 p.m.

Lameness Examination
Scott M. Austin, DVM, DACVIM (Large Animal-Equine)
University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine

Lameness Exam A - 1:00-1:30 p.m.
Lameness Exam B - 1:30-2:00 p.m.
Lameness Exam C - 2:00-2:30 p.m.

Emergency/Rescue Trailer
Karie A. Vander Werf, DVM
University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine

Emergency A - 1:00-1:30 p.m.
Emergency B - 1:30-2:00 p.m.
Emergency C - 2:00-2:30 p.m.

Basic Veterinary Skills for Kids (up to age 16)
Veterinary Medicine Students

Basic Skills A - 1:00-1:30 p.m.
Basic Skills B - 1:30-2:00 p.m.
Basic Skills C - 2:00-2:30 p.m.

Hospital Tours
Get a behind-the-scenes look at the equine section at the University of Illinois Veterinary Teaching Hospital. Tours do not require advance registration and do not have a fee.

Exhibitors
Spend some time visiting with exhibitors on hand to answer your equine-related questions.

All proceeds from this clinic will benefit the University of Illinois Student Chapter of the American Association of the Equine Veterinary Practitioners, a non-profit organization. Proceeds will be used to educate future equine veterinarians of Illinois.

 

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