Advances in Equine Orthopedic Therapies - An Evidence-Based 2-Day Practical Course (description)


Category:Veterinary Medicine
Address:Milton Equine Hospital, 10207 Guelph Line RR#1 Campbellville, Ontario, Canada L0P 1B0
Event dates:8/5/2016 - 8/6/2016 (This event has already taken place)
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Topics to be Covered:

  • Orlaith Cleary - MVB, Dipl.ACVS, MRCVS, Milton Equine Hospital, Canada
  • Laurie Goodrich - DVM, PhD, Dipl.ACVS, Colorado State University, Ft Collins, CO, USA
  • Brad Jackman - DVM, MS, Dipl.ACVS, Pioneer Equine Hospital, CA, USA
  • IRAP
  • alcohol-facilitated ankyloses
  • PRP
  • stem cell therapy
  • bisphosphonates (i.e. Osphos & Tildren)
  • Adequan & Cartrophen
  • Nutraceuticals
  • therapeutic shoeing
  • new ‘miracle’ OA therapeutics like Polyacrylamide Hydrogel etc
  • intra- and extra-articular corticosteroid & hyaluronan
  • shock wave therapy
  • therapeutic laser
  • mesotherapy
  • physical therapies
  • sports horse surgeries – decision making & outcome
Organizer phone:1-844-870-6097
Offering type:Lecture & Participation
Specialty:Veterinary Medicine
Event frequency:Never
First Meeting:
Total events:
Est. attendance: 30
Target audience:Veterinarians
Other target audiences:Equine Practitioners
Host Sponsor:VetPD
Est. # of exhibitors:
Currency:US Dollars
CE Credits:13 CE hours expected


Over the two days of this course the following orthopedic therapies will be discussed via an evidence-based approach, the speakers will also explain their personal views on these modalities and especially how they use them as part of their daily clinical routine: IRAP, alcohol-facilitated ankyloses, PRP, stem cell therapy, bisphosphonates, Adequan & Cartrophen, Nutraceuticals, therapeutic shoeing, new ‘miracle’ OA therapeutics like Polyacrylamide Hydrogel etc., intra- and extra-articular corticosteroid & hyaluronan, shock wave therapy, therapeutic laser, mesotherapy, physical therapies, sports horse surgeries – decision making & outcome etc. The 7 hours of practical and case-based sessions will allow attendees to further their practical skills on equine specimens in small groups (2 attendees per specimen). As part of the wetlabs alcohol-facilitated ankylosis of the distal tarsal joints (incl. contrast arthrography) will be trained on equine specimens.


Days 1 & 2: 8:00am-6:00pm; Morning lectures, lunch and afternoon practical sessions. See course website for complete details and program

Registration Fee Details:

Register before Monday, 27 June 2016 to qualify for the early booking discount; Qualified Vet - USD445/535 Lectures only; USD790/950 Lectures & Practical Sessions;
Student - USD90 Lectures Only

Other items that tuition includes:

The course fee includes hot lunches, coffee/tea breaks, the wine & cheese reception, extensive course notes and a certificate of attendance.

Travel and hotel arrangements:

See course website for location details. 
Contact Person:Charlotte Waitner
TitleCourse Administrator
Organizer Address 1PO Box 389
Organizer CityRoseland
Organizer State: (US)Florida
Organizer State/Province: (Outside US)
Organizer Zip or Postal Code32957
Organizer CountryUnited States of America
Organizer Phone1-844-870-6097
Organizer Fax1-844-246-5998
Structural makeupOrganization
Host Sponsor; Other SponsorsVetPD
Event Site/VenueMilton Equine Hospital
Event sold out?No
Multiple locations or dates?No
Peripherally organized activities:Wine & Cheese Reception
Statistics available for most recent event held in:NA
Average number in event attendance of:
Number in attendance of:
Target BoundariesInternational
Is Registration contact information the same as Organizer Contact above?Yes
Web Page
Can one register for your CE on your web site?Yes
Can registration be made by snail (regular) mail?Yes
Online housing reservations: 
Do you have additional written or AV materials for sale?No
If so, are they available for non-attendees as well as those attending?NA
Is full tuition necessary to ensure registration?Yes
Details:Attendees can choose to only attend the lectures (= Lectures Only) on this course or can register for the entire course (= Lectures & Practical Sessions).
Will there be shuttle service available?NA
Additional notes:Early course registration is recommended as there are only a limited number of places available due to the highly practical nature of this course.

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