Dr. Susan White
Maximizing Your Horse's Skin Health
This Presentation will discuss best practices as well as what not to do in caring for a horse's skin and hair coat. Over the counter and prescription products and their use will be discussed.
How Horses Cool: Myths and Truths
Covers heat gain from the environment and heat produced internally in the working horse. How the horse cools naturally and how riders and managers can enhance cooling.
Conditioning Your Horse
Discussion of conditioning practices for young and older experienced horses, reconditioning after injury, and how to condition for your sport of riding.
Dr. Robert Miller
Keeping Horses Emotionally Healthy
The Leading Cause of Lameness
The 4 Greatest Things I learned about Horses after I Reached Middle Age
Dr. Lisa Wood
Common Causes of diseases affecting the nervous system, disease symptoms and grading.
Neurological Disease in Hawaii
Explores Rat Lungworm Disease and its potential affect on horse health.
Dr. Billy Bergin
History of Horses in Hawaii
Dr. Eric Mueller
What is a skin tumor and what are the available treatments?
Evaluation and First Aide for Acute (Fresh) Leg Wounds.
How serious is it?
Chronic Infected Leg Wounds.
Treatment and Healing
Dr. Leslie Easterwood
Covers the most common ocular injuries and conditions that would require emergency treatment—eyelid lacerations, corneal lacerations, and corneal ulcers. Clinical signs, treatments, and prognosis.
Corneal and Periocular Tumors
Examines the most common tumors to occur on the equine globe and eyelids-
squamous cell carcinomas, sarcoids, and hemangiosarcomas.
ERU and Ocular Inflammation
Focuses on the most common cause of blindness in the horse, Equine Recurrent Uveitis, and ocular inflammation. Clinical signs, causes, diagnosis and treatment of this frustrating disease will be discussed. Secondary disease process' such as glaucoma, cataracts, and detached retina will be included.
An in-depth lecture on corneal disease. Corneal ulcers due to bacterial and fungal agents will be discussed. Viral and immune mediated keratitis will be also covered.
Prevention, Identification & Treatment
of Various Equine Diseases
Leslie Easterwood DVM
Clinical Assistant Professor, Texas A & M University
Robert Miller DVM
Internationally Renown Behaviorist
Eric Mueller DVM, PhD
Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons
Director of Equine Programs, University of Georgia
Susan L. White DVM, diplomate ACVIM
Josiah Meigs Distinguished Professor, Emeritus
University of Georgia
Lisa Wood DVM
Partner, Veterinary Associates, Kamuela, Hawaii
Moderated by Rick Lamb PhD
Host of THE HORSE SHOW
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