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Short Courses

These classes are great opportunities for you to gain in-depth knowledge on a specific topic and meet other horse people from the area. The fee for each course is $8. Light refreshments will be served. The courses are interactive and hands-on, making class size limited, so be sure to call us early at (585)889-1170 to reserve space for your family and friends.

Recognizing the Signs of Common Emergencies

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

7-9 PM

Presented by: Dr. Ana Pacheco, DACVIM

Dr. Ana Pacheco, DACVIM will discuss the main reasons horses need to be seen on an emergency basis. Colic, laceration, choke, fever, swollen eye, and acute lameness are the top six urgent conditions that need veterinary intervention. The information provided will help horse owners recognize the clinical signs of most common emergencies and will provide guidelines for when to call a veterinarian. Dr. Pacheco will also discuss first aid care and offer tips for prevention. Be sure to join us for this short course to better prepare yourself for the unexpected issues that can affect your horse.

Fundamentals of Saddle Fit

Wenesday, February 22, 2017

6:30-8:30 PM

Presented by: Amy Snyder, DVM and Christina Beyer, Certified Saddle Fitter

Come spend an evening with Dr. Amy Snyder and saddle fitter, Christina Beyer learning about the basics of proper saddle fit. You will learn about the anatomy of your saddle and your horse’s back, as well as the importance of proper fit. A poorly fitted saddle may cause your horse pain and impair his ability to perform at his best. The information provided will help you assess your saddle and give you some pointers on this sometimes confusing but important part of horse ownership.

Making Sense of the Mystery and Management of Laminitis

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

7-9 PM

Presented by: Katie Schlecker, DVM

Join us for an in-depth discussion of laminitis, a disease also known as "founder". Dr. Katie Schlecker will discuss what laminitis is, as well as how it is diagnosed and treated by veterinarians. We will also talk about factors that put horses at greater risk of founder, as well as what YOU can do to help prevent this disease in your equine companion.


We also host a larger winter seminar. Our next Winter Horse Health Seminar will be on Saturday, February 3, 2018.

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