Continuing Education

Horseman’s Clinic

Saturday, February 4, 2017

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Horseman’s ClinicThe 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.

2017 Horseman’s Clinic Registration Form.


Course Schedule

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.Acupuncture
Kara Lascola, DVM, MS, DACVIM
University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine
10:00 a.m.Break
Exhibits Open
10:15 a.m.Parasite & Parasite Control
Scott M. Austin, DVM, MS, DACVIM (Large Animal)
University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine
11:15 a.m.Common Eye Diseases and Problems
Dr. Kathryn M. Fleming, DVM
University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine
12:15 p.m.Lunch
Q & A Session with Current Vet Students
1:00 p.m.Demonstrations
Hospital Tours
Exhibits Open
2:30 p.m.Basic Wound Care
Dr. Matt Stewart, DVM
3:30 p.m.Common Mare Reproduction Problems
Dr. Robin Ellerbrock
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 fill quickly.

    Eye Exam & Administering Eye Medications
    Kathryn M. Fleming, DVM
    University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine

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

    Kara M. Lascola, DVM, DACVIM (Large Animal)
    University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine

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

    First Aid
    Scott M. Austin, DVM, DACVIM (Large Animal)

    First Aid A – 1:00-1:30 p.m.
    First Aid B – 1:30-2:00 p.m.
    First Aid C – 2:00-2:30 p.m.

    Vets in Training 
    Learn the proper technique for leg bandaging, how to use an ultrasound, and other veterinary skills.

    Vet Skills A – 1:00-1:30 p.m.
    Vet Skills B – 1:30-2:00 p.m.
    Vet 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.

    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.

  • Registration

    Register Now

    The registration fee covers the cost of handout materials, continental breakfast, lunch, and breaks. Payment must be enclosed to guarantee registration. The early registration deadline is Sunday, January 22, 2017.

    On or before January 22, 2017 – $40
    After January 22, 2017 – $50

    Demonstrations – $15 each

    Registration can be made online or by downloading a downloading a printable copy of the registration form. Registration is limited to 215 participants. Early registration is recommended.

    Clinic fees are payable by check or money order to the University of Illinois or by Visa, Master Card, Discover, or American Express and are due at the time of registration.

    Groups registering 10 or more individuals will receive a $10 per person discount on the registration fee. To qualify for this discount, registration must be submitted all at once and be submitted using the printed registration form. The discounted group registration fee is not available with online registration.

  • Hotel Accommodations

    Course attendees are responsible for making their own hotel reservations. The following hotels are near the College of Veterinary Medicine:
    Comfort Suites: 217-328-3500
    Hawthorn Suites: 217-398-3400
    Hilton Garden Inn: 217-352-9970
    Homewood Suites: 217-352-9960

  • Transportation

    The University of Illinois is located near Interstates 57, 72, and 74. The community is also accessible by train via Amtrak and airplane through Willard Airport (CMI) at Savoy.

  • Cancellation Policy

    Full refunds, less a $10 cancellation fee, will be given if written notification is received by Sunday, January 22, 2017. Written notification should be sent to or to the same mailing address to which registrations are sent. Registrations are transferable. After January 22, refunds will not be made. We reserve the right to cancel programs and to change speakers if necessary. In the event of the clinic’s cancellation, all registrants will receive a full refund. The University is not responsible for travel expenses in the event of a date cancellation or date change.

  • Clinic Location and Information

    The clinic will be held on the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine campus, which is located on S. Lincoln Ave., in Urbana, Ill.

    All lectures will be held in room 100 of the Large Animal Clinic, which is located at 1102 W. Hazelwood Dr., Urbana, Ill. Entrance to this facility is through the courtyard area between the Large and Small Animal Clinics.

    Clinic Check-In
    Clinic materials will be available on the day of the program just inside the entrance located off of the courtyard area between the Large and Small Animal Clinics beginning at 7:00 a.m.

    Clinic attendees may park in lot F27 and follow the signs to the check-in. The entrance to this lot is off of S. Lincoln Ave. Clinic attendees should NOT park in the Large Animal Clinic parking lot. This lot is reserved for weekend clients and staff.


Questions and Special Accommodations

Contact the Office of Public Engagement, 217-333-2907 or