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Phone: 919.513.6421
Fax: 919.513.6689
1060 William Moore Drive
Raleigh, NC 27607

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Practical and Current Concepts In Equine Podiatry & Rehabilitation – 2013

Saturday, March 2, 2013

The objective of this course is to provide a thorough and interactive learning experience for veterinarians, farriers, veterinary technicians, farrier assistants, veterinary and farrier students, horse owners and exhibitors.


Course Registration Fee:

Prior to February 11, 2013       

After 2/11/13

Veterinarian for CE credit



Farrier / Technician for CE credit



Veterinarian, Farrier, owner- no CE credit



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Registration includes lectures and lunch

Online registration is now closed.

*Limited on-site registration will be available.


Location & Lodging

This course will be held at the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine at 1060 William Moore Dr. in Raleigh, NC. A block of rooms will be reserved at the Ramada Inn Blue Ridge, 1420 Blue Ridge Road, Raleigh, at a discounted rate To make your reservation, please call 919-832-4100 and reference the Equine Podiatry Seminar –Group code: CGPODI . The local airport is Raleigh-Durham International (RDU), which is approximately ten miles from the CVM. Hotel reservations must be made by three weeks prior to the course date to receive the discounted rate.

Continuing Education

This course offers 6 hours each of continuing veterinary medical education for veterinarians and veterinary technicians.

This event has been approved for 7 American Association of Professional Farriers (AAPF) Continuing Education Credits.  For more information visit their website -

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Preliminary Schedule

Saturday Schedule

8:00 - 9:00am Registration
9:00 - 9:50am What's new related to horses' feet - Debra Taylor
9:55 - 10:45am

The basics of taking and reading podiatry radiographs for veterinarians and farriers

- Andrea Floyd

10:45 - 11:15am Break - Visit Exhibits
11:15am - 12:05pm

What is laterality, how does it happen and is it good or bad? - Kerry Ridgeway

12:05 - 1:00pm Lunch (provided)

Session I Actual interaction between farriers and veterinarians on cases

Session II  How to prevent foot problems in the horse

1:00 - 1:50pm

An interactive discussion between a farrier and veterinarian about break over and its role in treatment

Dave Jensen and Pete Healey  

Diagnosing and treating diseases connected to laminitis before it strikes!

  Jennifer Davis
1:55 - 2:45pm Shoeing abnormal foot conformations – Jensen and Healey

How to feed a heavy horse.   

Paul D. Siciliano

2:45 - 3:05pm
Break - Visit Exhibits
3:05 - 3:55pm How to recognize and treat the earliest laminitis for veterinarians and farriers- Andrea Floyd What are the principles of good horse shoeing – Travis Burns
4:00 - 4:50pm

Role of veterinarian and farrier in field hoof surgery cases

Scott Pleasant and Travis Burns.

Considerations related to barefooted  horses Debra Taylor
5:00 - 5:50pm
Q & A from pre-written questions in joint sessions


Travis Burns, Farrier, VA/MD regional CVM, Blacksburg, VA

Jennifer Davis, DVM, PhD, DACVIM NC State CVM, Raleigh, NC

Andrea Floyd, DVM, AuroraSeren Equine, Evington, VA

Pete Healey, Farrier, Alamo Pintado Equine Medical Center, Los Olivos, CA

Dave Jensen, DVM, San Marcos Equine, Los Alamos, CA

Scott Pleasant, DVM, DACVS, VA/MD regional CVM, Blacksburg, VA

Kerry Ridgway, DVM,  Institute for Equine Therapeutic Options, Aiken, SC

Paul D. Siciliano, PhD, Dept of Animal Science, NC State CALS, Raleigh, NC

Debra Taylor, DVM, DACVIM-LA, Auburn University CVM, Auburn, AL



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