Saturday April 7, 2018
3320 Hospital Dr. NW, Calgary, AB
Registration for Event opens at 9:00 am
Ticket Price: Adults $60.00 Students $50.00
Youths 15 & under accompanied by an Adult are Free
Ticket includes: unlimited coffee, tea and water throughout the day and access to our Special Sponsor Booth Area
Fresh and Delicious Lunch will be available to purchase (for $6.00) offering Gluten-free options.
Parking available in Lot #6 on level 1, 2 or 3 for a cost of $14.25 for the day (right across the road from UCVM).
Walk-in registration opens at 9:00 am, April 7, 2018 with the event starting at 10:00 am until 4:00 pm.
Join us to learn about the newest and most pertinent information so YOU can take ownership of your own horse’s health. The following are the subjects we will address:
Dr. Renaud Leguillette will delve into airways; dust ramifications; equine asthma; how to determine what is happening when your horse STOPS; how to identify throat problems; and some up to date solutions for helping get your horse back to peak performance.
EQUINE NUTRITION – “The Basics of Equine Nutrition”
Dr. Ashley Whitehead will identify basic nutritional requirements, matching the performance expectations of the horse, with the appropriate feeding programs.
EQUINE ACUPUNCTURE – “Equine Acupuncture – A Complementary Therapy”
Dr. Jean-Yin Tan will explain why acupuncture is a viable complement to the mainstream medicines that are available to the horsemen today.
COMMON INTERNAL PROBLEMS – “Stomach Ulcers”
Dr. Ashley Whitehead will outline one of the most common internal issues that horsemen deal with every day – stomach ulcers. Dr. Whitehead will discuss why they have become so common, symptoms associated with ulcers, and research to help fix the problem.
THE HORSE ATHLETE – “The Mechanics Behind the Performance”.
Dr. Renaud Leguillette will look at basic equine anatomy and how it influences the horse’s performance.
The following specialists being featured are:
Dr. Renaud Leguillette – an Associate Professor and Interim Department Head of the department of Veterinary Clinical and Diagnostic Sciences. Dr Leguillette specializes in inflammartory lung diseases, like heaves, and IAD (Inflammmatory Airway Disease), as well as a focus on cardio-respiratory physiology. The topic will include issues concerning equine breathing and up-to-date research.
Dr. Ashley Whitehead – Dr. Ashley Whitehead completed her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree at the Ontario Veterinary College in 2005. Dr. Whitehead obtained the status of Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (DACVIM) in 2012. Dr. Whitehead practices within UCVM’s Distributed Veterinary Learning Community at Moore Equine Veterinary Centre. She is clinically involved in equine infectious diseases, gastrointestinal conditions, neonatal foal intensive care and acupuncture.
Dr. Jean-Yin Tan – Dr. Jean-Yin Tan is board-certified in internal medicine. Originally from Edmonton, Alberta, Dr. Tan completed her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine at Cornell University in 2005. Dr. Tan completed her large animal internal medicine residency at the University of Minnesota in 2008. Dr. opened a highly successful ambulatory and referral equine veterinary clinic outside of Syracuse, New York in 2011. She joined University of Calgary as an instructor in Equine Clinical Sciences in 2015 and is trained in equine acupuncture and certified in equine rescue.
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