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Horseman's Clinic

Online registration will open soon for the 2015 Horseman's Clinic.

Saturday, February 7, 2015

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. To Be Determined
Jonathan H. Foreman, DVM, MS, DACVIM (Large Animal)
University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine
  9:00 a.m. Weight Management
Scott M. Austin, DVM, MS, DACVIM (Large Animal)
University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine
  10:00 a.m. Break

Exhibits Open
  10:15 a.m. Hoof Care
Steve Sermersheim, DVM
University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine
  11:15 a.m. Parasites and Parasite Control
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. Common Diseases and Disease Prevention
Scott M. Austin, DVM, MS, DACVIM (Large Animal)
University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine
  3:30 p.m. Toxic Plants
Tina Ann Wismer, DVM
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.

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

Administering Medications A - 1:00-1:30 p.m.
Administering Medications B - 1:30-2:00 p.m.
Administering Medications 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.

Farrier Demonstration
Steve Sermersheim, DVM
University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine

Farrier Demo A - 1:00-1:30 p.m.
Farrier Demo B - 1:30-2:00 p.m.
Farrier Demo 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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