New Bolton Center Equine Experts Present A Free, Informative Series at Dressage at Devon
Thursday, August 12, 2010
Horses, Health and Harmony takes place Friday October 1st and Saturday October 2nd during the prestigious horse show
[August 11, 2010; Kennett Square, PA] –Horses, Health and Harmony is an informative series open to all visitors at the Dressage at Devon Horse Show. Presented by faculty members of University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine’s New Bolton Center, six lectures by six different experts will cover a range of topics related to the health and care of the dressage horse. Lectures will be followed by an opportunity for questions and answers. The talks take place Friday, October 1 and Saturday, October 2 between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. in The Devon Room.
The schedule for the program is as follows:
Friday, 10:00-11:00 a.m. What’s in a cough? Airway disease in the dressage horse by
Rose D. Nolen-Walston DVM, Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine and Assistant Professor.
11:30-12:30 p.m. Piaffe To Passage: Foot To Suspensory Injuries withElizabeth Davidson DVM, Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons and Assistant Professor of Sports Medicine.
1:00-2:00 p.m. Diagnostic Imaging Techniques For The Lame Horse: Turning Shades Of Gray Into Black And White byLiberty Getman DVM, Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons and Lecturer.
Saturday, 10:00-11:00 a.m. Equine Colic: Getting To The Guts Of The Matter presented by Samantha Hart BVMS (Hons), MS, Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons, Emergency and Critical Care Fellow.
11:30-12:30 p.m. Well Balanced Dressage? A Hoof's-Eye View Of Dressage Movements Through In-Horseshoe Force Measuring with New Bolton Center’s Patrick Reilly Chief of Farrier Services.
1:00-2:00 p.m. The Unintentional Half-Pass: How To Recognize Signs Of Neurologic Disease And Its Common Causes by Amy Johnson DVM, Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine and Lecturer.
Penn’s School of Veterinary Medicine is one of the world’s premier veterinary schools. The birthplace of veterinary specialties, the school serves a distinctly diverse array of animal patients at its two campuses, from companion animals to horses to farm animals. New Bolton Center, in rural Chester County, includes the George D. Widener Hospital for Large Animals, featuring one of the world's largest equine clinical faculties. For more information, go to www.vet.upenn.edu.
Dressage at Devon takes place September 28 through October 3 on the Devon Horse Show Grounds on Route 30 in Devon, PA This year marks the 35th anniversary of the event, which benefits Thorncroft Therapeutic Horseback Riding, Inc. For information, www.dressageatdevon.org.
Penn's School of Veterinary Medicine is one of the world's premier veterinary schools. Founded in 1884, the School was built on the concept of Many Species, One Medicine. The birthplace of veterinary specialties, the School serves a distinctly diverse array of animal patients, from pets to horses to farm animals at our two campuses. In Philadelphia, on Penn's campus, are the Matthew J. Ryan Veterinary Hospital for companion animals, as well as classrooms, laboratories and the School's administrative offices. The large-animal facility, New Bolton Center, in Kennett Square, Pa., encompasses hospital facilities for the care of horses and food animals as well as diagnostic laboratories serving the agriculture industry. The School has successfully integrated scholarship and scientific discovery with all aspects of veterinary medical education.
Visit us on-line at www.vet.upenn.edu