Equine Health Short Course scheduled for November

October 17, 2013 under Cooperative Extension

University of Delaware Cooperative Extension will offer a three-evening educational series on topics in horse health. All sessions will be held at the Kent County Extension Office, located at the Paradee Center in Dover, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. The short course can be attended face-to-face, or through distance technology. A registration fee and advanced registration is required.

The following topics will be covered during the course:

Wednesday, Nov. 6 – Foundations of Equine Health

▪    Basics of anatomy and physiology (cardiovascular, respiratory, and skeletal systems)

▪    Physical examination of the horse and vital signs

Thursday, Nov. 14 – Economical Veterinary Care and Lameness in Horses

▪   Special guest speaker, Michael Fugaro, VMD, professor of Equine Studies and Staff Veterinarian, Centenary College

Wednesday, Nov. 20 – Digestive Health

▪    Digestive system basics

▪    Colic in horses and gastric ulcers in horses

For more information please contact Dr. Carissa Wickens at cwickens@udel.edu or Susan Garey at (302)730-4000 or truehart@udel.edu

Click here to download the registration form.