For veterinarians, staying up to date on the latest research is a key component of ensuring they provide their patients with the best possible care. But some practitioners reside in remote areas and countries without easyaccess to peer-reviewed journals, conferences, or other forms of education.

So the World Equine Veterinary Association (WEVA) takes its continuing education on the road,visiting a different part of the world to host a veterinary congress every other year. In late 2015 WEVA traveled to Guadalajara, Mexico, to conduct its 14th Congress. During three days of lectures, the veterinarians learned about such topics as mare and stallion management, nutrition, colic, the musculoskeletal system, maintaining the equine athlete, hoof care, and more. Following are some highlights from the congress. Find more coverage at