|Horse Owner's Symposium - Equine Health Care Tips for Owners|
Horse owners are invited to a symposium on equine healthcare Saturday, Oct. 6, from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m.
The symposium is hosted by Oklahoma State University Center for Veterinary Health Sciences and Department of Animal Science, Division of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, and the Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service.
Important healthcare information will be presented including equine nutrition, equine metabolic syndrome, Equine Viral Arteritis (EVA) and biosecurity at the home farm, transport of the injured horse, plueropnuemonia and common plants toxic to horses. Labs will also be offered to participants on the use of lasers, emergency first aid, and neurological exam of the horse. A tour of the veterinary toxic plant garden will be provided.
Speakers for the one day symposium are: David Freeman, PhD, DACAN, Nutritionist, Dept. of Animal Science; Lyndi Gilliam, DVM, DACVIM, Equine Internal Medicine, Dept. of Veterinary Clinical Sciences; Todd Holbrook, DVM, DACVIM, Equine Internal Medicine, Dept. of Veterinary Clinical Sciences; Reed Holyoak, DVM, DACVIM, Theriogenology, Dept. of Veterinary Clinical Sciences; David Moll, DVM, DACVS, Equine Surgeon, Dept. of Veterinary Clinical Sciences; and Sandra Morgan, DVM, DABVT, Toxicologist, Oklahoma Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory.
The Horse Owner’s Symposium is limited to the first 100 people who register. The cost is $35 per person. Lunch is included if registration is received before Sept. 28, 2007. To register, visit the following Horse Owner's Symposium website. Print and mail a copy of the registration form to Oklahoma State University Center for Veterinary Health Sciences or register online. A confirmation letter and map will be mailed to participants upon receipt of the registration form and payment. For additional information, please contact the Continuing Education/Extension Office at (405) 744-7672.