The event begins with Happy Hour at 6:15, followed by dinner and a talk by Dr. Amy Grice on The Reality of Equine Practice in 2018 starting at 7:30. This event is co-sponsored by Zoetis, BI, Henry Schein, and Blue Ridge Equine Clinic. There will be no CE credit for this event, since Virginia does not recognize practice management lectures as CE. Please follow this link to the flyer for more information.
Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org or 434-973-7947 by February 2, 2018.
This year's conference has a riveting line up of equine speakers (including Dr. Barry David, Dr. Angela Pelzel McCluskey, Dr. Becky Funk, Dr. Jack Easley, and Dr. Sophie Bogers) on a variety of topics. Please visit https://vvma.org/vvc for more details. Register on or before January 22 for early bird prices.
This two-day highly practical course covers the theory and practical skills of performing ultrasound-guided orthopedic injections and ultrasound-assisted minimally-invasive surgery covering all regions of the musculoskeletal apparatus of the horse. Bringing together internationally renowned orthopedic specialists with a strong interest in this field, this course also provides a critical overview of conventional and biologic treatment modalities for orthopedic conditions.
This course is suitable for veterinarians from mixed or equine practice who have experience with ultrasonography. Between both afternoons, 7 hours of practical sessions will give attendees plenty of opportunity to train the different injection techniques on horses and specimens and to get tips and tricks in small groups (2 – 4 attendees per ultrasound machine), under the supervision of the specialists. Each attendee will rotate through the following practical stations: Tendon & ligament injections; Stifle, Hip & Shoulder Joint injections; Cervical facet joint injections; Injections of the Back; Lumbosacral & Sacroiliac injections; Injections of Bursae & Ultrasoundassisted Surgery.
Register before SUNDAY 11th FEBRUARY 2018 to qualify for the early booking discount.
Please see the course announcement and brochure for further details and registration information.
(c) The Virginia Association of Equine Practitioners