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EHV-1: A Clinician’s Perspective

Steve Reed, DVM, Dipl. ACVIM, of Rood & Riddle Veterinary Hospital, in Lexington, Kentucky, offers his insight about equine herpesvirus-1, including diagnosis, treatment, and prevention.

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Equine Recurrent Uveitis

Eye specialist Dr. David Wilkie covers ERU (aka moon blindness) clinical signs, causes, exams, treatment, and more.

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FL Senate Committee Passes Medication Bill

Drug Metabolism in the Horse

Learn about applications of therapeutic and regulatory medicine in performance horses. Presented by Jennifer Davis, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVIM, ACVP, associate professor of equine internal medicine/clinical pharmacology at North Carolina State University.

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The Science Behind Equine Boots and Bandages

Bisphosphonate Use in Horses

Learn about the research behind bisphosphonates and how they might help horses with navicular syndrome. Presented by Laura Kennedy, DVM, Dipl. ACVP, of the University of Kentucky Gluck Equine Research Center, in Lexington.

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Jacobs to Discuss Synovial Joints During Free Lecture

Advances in Joint Disease Treatment

Learn about the newest advances in understanding and treating inflammation and joint disease in horses from Dr. Wayne McIlwraith, who is a distinguished professor at and founding director of the Colorado State University Orthopaedic Research Center.

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UK to Host Tall Fescue Pasture Renovation Workshop

The Ergot Alkaloid Enigma

Krista Lea, MS, of the University of Kentucky, presents information to help horse owners and veterinarians understand the stability of ergovaline in endophyte-infected tall fescue, which causes toxicosis in broodmares.

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Gastrointestinal Drug Safe for Use in Pregnant Mares

Surgical Intervention to Improve Mare Fertility

Dr. Rolf Embertson of Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital in Lexington, Kentucky, shares his experience performing surgery to correct urogenital conditions in broodmares, including ovarian cyst removal and injury repairs.

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