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UC Davis offers horse owner education seminar; free to public

February 8, 2012     E-mail this page to a friend!

The faculty members of the University of California, Davis (UC Davis), William R. Pritchard Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital Large Animal Clinic and the Center for Equine Health invite all clients and other horse owners to the first Client Education Seminar of 2012 on Feb.25 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The meeting will take place in Room 1010 Gladys Valley Hall in the Health Sciences District of the UC Davis campus.

Meet faculty and resident veterinarians of the Equine Medicine Service who have combined forces to present important information for horse owners on:
* Newborn foal care;
* Oleander toxicity in horses;
* Equine metabolic syndrome;
* Equine herpes virus updates; and
* Outcomes in the treatment of recumbent horses.

Lunch will be provided along with a question and answer session with practitioners Dominic Dawson, DVM; Gary Magdesian, DVM, Dipl. ACVIM, Dipl. ACVECC; Nicola Pusterla, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVIM; Anna Renier, DVM; and Laramie Winfield, DVM.

This seminar is free, but reservations are requested. Interested parties are asked to respond by February 13 to Lorna Robles at or 530/752-7024. Donations will be accepted to support the program, but are not mandatory.