Registration Opens for 2024 Iteration of Popular Purdue Equine Wellness Forum

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Plans are set for the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine’s annual Equine Wellness Forum, which will be held Saturday, February 10, 2024. Registration is open for the program, which is designed to inform horse owners and equine industry professionals about horse health issues ranging from basic preventative healthcare to the latest medical advancements.

The all-day seminar is scheduled from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and will begin with a welcome and introductory remarks by the head of the Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, Dr. Catharine Scott-Moncrieff. She will be followed by a series of special speakers addressing a range of topics, including:

  • Sports Psychology for Equestrians” led by Dr. Kelsey Dawson, sports psychologist for the Purdue Athletics Counseling and Sport Psychology Services
  • “What’s New with Old Horses” by Dr. Janice Kritchevsky, professor of large animal internal medicine and chief of staff for the Purdue University Equine and Farm Animal Hospitals
  • “Senior Horse Nutrition: How to Optimally Nourish Your Old Friend” by Dr. Erin Wilson (PU DVM 2008), equine nutrition consultant for Cargill Animal Nutrition
  • “Show Prep and Biosecurity” led by Dr. Camilla Jamieson, clinical assistant professor of large animal emergency and critical care
  • “TLAER” (Technical Large Animal Emergency Rescue) by Dr. Sarah Waxman, clinical assistant professor in the Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences and clinician in the hospital’s Equine Field Service

Click here for more information and to register. Both in-person and virtual options are available. General questions about the Equine Wellness Forum may be directed to Questions specifically about registration should be directed to

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