Latvian Equine Veterinary Association Joins WEVA

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By Gary L. Norwood, DVM, WEVA past-president

The Latvian Equine Veterinary Association (LEVA) has joined the World Equine Veterinary Association (WEVA). Currently WEVA has more than 40 member associations from around the world.

A subdivision of the Latvian Association of Veterinarians, LEVA has approximately 20 members that meet three to four times per year. Once a year, the association organizes a larger meeting with invited speakers. Most recently, Steve O’Grady, DVM, MRCVS, a veterinarian, farrier, and owner of Virginia Therapeutic Farriery, in Keswick, presented a two-day workshop on farriery.

The current officers include Juris Tolpeznikovs, President; Anna Vainute, Secretary; Dace Tolpeznikova, Treasurer; and Board Members Dana Laizane and Aija Pavlovska

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