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Horse Education Day!

Saturday April 26, 9 AM – 3 PM.

Lions Club Building

Warren County Fairgrounds

Horse Owner? Don’t Miss This Event

Two distinguished veterinarians, Martin Nielsen, DVM, PhD, DipEVPC, DipACVM and Thomas "Ted" Kellerman, DVM, provide a day of insights into topics every horse owner and equine professional should know about ... topics important to the health and welfare of horses.

  1. Recent Advances In Parasite Control … Dr. Martin Nielsen, assistant professor in equine parasitology at the M.H. Gluck Equine Research Center, University of Kentucky will discuss his research on developing new and improved diagnostic methods, dewormer resistance, and sustainable strategies for equine parasite control.

  2. Understanding Equine Diagnostic Testing … Dr. Ted Kellerman will discuss diagnostic testing with an emphasis on recent advances in Cushing’s Disease and Equine Metabolic Syndrome diagnosis. This promises to be an enlightening presentation that will help you understand and interact with veterinarians in a more informed way.

  3. Part of the registration fee will be donated toward Dr. Nielsen's research on equine parasites.

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April 26, 2014, 6:30 – 8:30 PM.Live Long And Prosper Series.” This is a LH Special Topic presentation by Amy Posadas, PT. It targets simple exercises professional trimmers and farriers can and should do to stay fit and healthy while getting the most from their hoof care career. This first presentation in the "Live Long and Prosper" series, focuses on posture. Fee = $US 35.*

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May 19 – 23, 2014. Spain Gateway To Hoof Care For The 21st Century Clinic. The “Gateway Clinic” is the foundation for our hoof care certification programs. It is also a perfect venue for horse owners who want to trim their own horses and for those who want to evaluate the possibility of a career in hoof care. Read what past participants wrote. Where: La Llacuna, Catalonia, Spain. Download a schedule. For additional information contact Ann Corso, AnnCorso@me.com or 606-224-0466. Registration using the link below. Fee = 1,550.

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May 19, 2014. Spain ... LH Performance Boot Custom Fitting. In this full day hands-on clinic with Richard Drewry and Dr. Albert Villasevil, participants learn how to custom fit Swiss Horse Boots and Floating Boots For Horses. This course is designed for professional trimmers and farriers. Those completing the course earn the credential Certified Booting Specialist. Register now to assure the availability of supplies. Fee = € 300.*

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May 20, 2014. Spain ... A one day LH Advanced Topic Clinic: Natural Hoof Care and Veterinary Medicine: Working Together Toward a Common Goal with Neal Valk DVM, DACVS. Dr. Valk is uniquely qualified to teach this Advanced Topic Clinic. He is an experienced clinician and exceptional speaker with a pleasant, down-to-earth demeanor. He is also the only equine veterinarian and board certified large animal surgeon in the world who is also a fully certified natural hoof care professional. This is a highly valuable presentation for equine professionals. Fee = € 300.* Read more about the clinic and Dr. Valk.

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May 20, 2014. Spain. A special evening presentation by Professor Steve Hebrock: Navicular Disease and the Forces of Impact: The Connection between Improper Landings and Long-Term Lameness. Fee = € 35.*

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May 21, 2014. Spain ... A half day LH Advanced Topic Clinic: Caring for Distorted Hooves with Albert Villasevil DVM. Dr. Villasevil is highly qualified to teach this course. He is a Certified Hoof Care Professional and an experienced veterinarian with extensive experience and success in caring for distorted hooves. Dr. Villasevil is an exceptional teacher with an easy, down-to-earth manner. This is a highly valuable presentation for equine professionals. Read more about Dr. Villasevil. Fee = € 150.*

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May 22, 2014. Spain. A special evening presentation by Victor Ros: On The Natural History, Behavior And Welfare Of Equus Caballus. Following a brief introduction to the Natural History of Equids, the importance of an ethological approach to understanding the basic needs and evolutionary programs of horses is discussed. Then we will weave through how this basic knowledge is (can be) applied to raise welfare standards in the maintenance and training of horses in a domestic setting. Fee = € 35.*

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  1. * Refunds will be granted up to 30 days prior to the event. A $30 processing fee plus any PayPal fee will be deducted from each refund.

  2. No refunds will be granted within 30 days of the event, although the funds may be applied to a future Clinic.

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