Equine - Wednesday

Sponsored by Dechra in the afternoon
Wednesday, February 12, 2020


8:30 – 9:30 a.m. Practical Techniques for Equine Musculoskeletal Ultrasound: Distal Limb & Stifle - Dr. Dane Tatarniuk
The aim of this presentation is to review how ultrasound can be used to identify normal anatomy and injury associated with soft tissue structures of the equine distal limb (carpus/hock down). This presentation will also expand on use of ultrasound to visualize normal anatomy and soft tissue injury associated with the equine stifle joint. 
 
9:30-10:30 a.m. Thoracic & Abdominal Ultrasound in Horses & Foals: Picture Worth a Thousand Words - Dr. Katarzyna Dembek
Ultrasonography is a widely used non-invasive diagnostic technique for the evaluation of equine abdominal and thoracic diseases in the field and referral settings. This lecture provides the equine practitioners with the theoretical knowledge needed to make the most of their abilities and ultrasound machine, in the diagnosis and treatments of various equine thoracic and abdominal conditions. 
 
10:30 – 11:00 a.m. Break – Visit the Exhibits
 
11:00 a.m. – Noon Equine Ocular Evaluation – Using Your Eyes, Instruments & Ultrasound - Dr. Rachel Allbaugh
This session will detail strategies for equine ocular examination that will enhance ease of seeing lesions, maximize use of common ophthalmic instrumentation, and discuss enhanced diagnostic modalities such as tonometry and ultrasound.
 
Noon – 1:30 p.m. Lunch
 
1:30 – 3:00 p.m. Breeding the Mare - Dr. Nyomi Galow-Kersh
Let’s talk about breeding basics and work our way up to the problem mare.
 
3:00 – 3:30 p.m. Break – Visit the Exhibits
 
3:30 – 5:00 p.m. Oh, the Things I have Learned - Dr. Nyomi Galow-Kersh
Some important things I have learned, about equine and not, over the years.