Annual Purdue Horseman’s Forum to be Held Feb. 10 at Lynn Hall

Friday, January 19, 2018

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The Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine‘s annual Horseman’s Forum will bring horse enthusiasts together in Lynn Hall February 10 for a one-day seminar about current horse health issues. Presenters will include Purdue faculty and staff as well as invited speakers.

Beginning at 8:00 a.m. and continuing until 5:00 p.m., the Horseman’s Forum will include lectures and demonstrations. The lectures will cover a variety of topics, including nutrition, mare reproduction, pre-purchase examinations, and equine health. During an extended lunch break, attendees will be given the opportunity to attend two optional sessions: a treadmill demonstration by Dr. Laurent Couëtil, professor of large animal internal medicine and director of the Equine Sports Medicine Center, and a demonstration of endoscopy by Dr. Sandy Taylor, associate professor of large animal internal medicine. Wrapping up the day at 5:00 p.m., veterinary students will be guiding optional tours of PVM’s Large Animal Hospital. The Horseman’s Forum is sponsored by Nutrena, Zoetis, Haygain, and Progressive Nutrition.

Registration is open to the public. However, a late fee will be applied after January 26. For more information about the Horseman’s Forum and to register, visit https://vet.purdue.edu/ce/horsemans.php.


Writer(s): Kevin Doerr | pvmnews@purdue.edu


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