Registration Opens for Purdue University Equine Wellness Forum

This annual event is designed to educate horse owners and industry professionals about a wide range of horse health issues.

Purdue University’s College of Veterinary Medicine has opened registration for its annual Equine Wellness Forum, which is scheduled for Saturday, February 10, 2024, in Lynn Hall, 625 Harrison St., West Lafayette, Indiana.

A row of stalls in a barn, with a horse looking over the door of one.

This event is designed to educate and inform horse owners and equine industry professionals about horse health issues ranging from basic preventative healthcare to the latest medical advancements.

The forum will once again include live demonstrations.  This year’s live demonstrations will be the Equine Treadmill, Trailer Safety and Saddle Fitting.

The one-day Equine Wellness Forum is scheduled to run from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Schedule for Saturday, February 10

Registration / Continental Breakfast
7:30–8:30 a.m. EST

Opening Remarks
8:30–8:45 a.m. EST|
Dr. Scott-Moncrieff

Sports Psychology for Equestrians
8:45–9:35 a.m. EST|
Dr. Kelsey Dawson

Break – 9:35–9:50 a.m. EST

What’s New With Old Horses
9:50–10:40 a.m. EST|
Dr. Janice Kritchevsky

Senior Horse Nutrition: How to Optimally Nourish Your Old Friend
10:50–11:40 a.m. EST|
Dr. Erin Wilson

Lunch / Demos (Rotation) – 11:40 a.m.–1:40 p.m. EST

Show Prep and Biosecurity
1:45–2:35 p.m. EST|
Dr. Camilla Jamieson

TLAER- Technical Large Animal Emergency Rescue
2:45–3:35 p.m. EST|
Dr. Sarah Waxman

Hospital Tours – Small Animal and Equine – 3:35–4:35 p.m. EST

To register for the Equine Wellness Forum, please click on this link.




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