At U.S. Equestrian Meeting Available For Audit
American Association of Equine Practitioners will be sponsoring
a series of health seminars at the U.S. Equestrian Meeting and
Sports Summit being held January 14 18, 2004, at the Millennium
Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles, CA.
seminars will kick off with Mark Martinelli, DVM, a board certified
surgeon specializing in orthopedic problems of the race and sport
horse. He will discuss Diagnosis of Lameness in Sport Horses
from 10:00 am to 11:15 am on Friday, January 16. Also on Friday,
Duncan Peters, DVM, an associate at Pioneer Equine Hospital in
Oakdale, CA, where his primary focus is on performance horses
and reproduction, will discuss Veterinary Medicine: Working
with Trainers/Owners to Reduce Injuries and Optimize Performance
from 1:45 pm to 3:00 pm.
Saturday, January 17, Richard Markell, DVM, owner of Ranch &
Coast Equine Practice, Inc, in Encinitas, CA, a practice limited
to equine sports medicine with 100% dedicated to the hunter/jumper
and dressage disciplines, will discuss New Thinking, Understanding,
and success in Treatment of Suspensory Injuries from 10:00
am to 11:15 am. Saturday afternoon, from 1:45 pm to 3:00 pm, Ann
Kraus-Hansen, DVM, DACVS, the primary veterinarian at Pacific
Equine in Monroe, WA, will discuss Physical Therapy.
to the seminars is free with paid convention registration or they
may be audited for $20 for the 4 sessions. For more information
contact Krista Greathouse, Manager, Travel and Events, at 859-225-6961
or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Equestrian was formed through the combination of USA Equestrian
and the United States Equestrian Team. The vision of U.S. Equestrian
is to provide leadership for equestrian sport in the United States
of America, promoting the pursuit of excellence from the grass
roots to the Olympic Games, based on a foundation of fair, safe
competition and the welfare of its horses, and embracing this
vision, to be the best national equestrian federation in the world.