The Texas Equine Veterinary Association (TEVA) and the Podiatry Center at Reata Equine Hospital are hosting the Second Annual Texas Equine Podiatry Conference on Nov. 12-14, 2009, in Fort Worth, Texas.
Hot on the heels of last year's very successful Podiatry meeting in Weatherford, Texas, this event promises to deliver even more information and practical knowledge to enhance the skills and expertise of farriers and veterinarians, while improving the health and welfare of the horses in your care.
Chris Pollitt, BVSc, PhD, Director of Australian Equine Laminitis Research Unit, University of Queensland, and Research Director for the Laminitis Institute at the University of Pennsylvania. Pollitt is one of the foremost laminitis researchers in the world.
Blane Chapman, Certified Journeyman Farrier (CJF), of the famous Chapman family of renowned farriers from Lubbock, Texas.
Stephen O'Grady, DVM, MRCVS, veterinarian and farrier, owner of Northern Virginia Equine in Marshall, Va.
Mark Caldwell, FWCF, British master farrier, Myerscough College, England.
Britt Conklin, DVM, Certified Farrier (CF), veterinarian and farrier, the Podiatry Center at Reata Equine Hospital, Weatherford.
Dustin Dorris, DVM, CF veterinarian and farrier, the Podiatry Center at Reata Equine Hospital, Weatherford
Robert Franklin, DVM, Dipl. ACVIM (internal medicine), veterinarian and internist, Weatherford Equine.
The meetings on the afternoon of Nov. 12 and on Nov. 13 will be held in the Stampede room at the Historic Stockyards Station. The official hotel is the neighboring Hyatt Place Historic Stockyards.
The Nov. 14 Wet Lab will be at Reata Equine Hospital in Weatherford. Transportation will be provided.
More information, the complete schedule, and the registration form for the Second Annual Podiatry Conference are available at
teva-online.org. Click on "Conference" or visit the Reata Website at reataequinehospital.com.
Just open, download, print, and follow directions to submit the registration form.
There also are registration forms available by calling TEVA at 806/655-2244, Reata at 817/599-9635, or by e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Early bird deadline is Oct. 20!
Sign up soon to make sure you have a spot, and pass on the news to any colleagues who might wish to join their fellow farriers and veterinarians for this exceptional educational experience.
TEVA Founding Educational Partners are:
Platinum level--Fort Dodge, American Pharmacy Solutions, Bayer, Boehringer Ingelheim, Luitpold, Merial, Platinum Performance, and Sound .
Gold level--Arthrodynamics/Bioniche, Cargill-Nutrena, Franck's Pharmacy, Intervet/Schering-Plough, Milburn Equine, MWI Veterinary Supply, Myristol TRYAN, and Pfizer Animal Health.
Silver level--Butler Animal Health Supply.
Bronze level--American Association of Equine Veterinary Technicians and Precision Pharmacy.
Disclaimer: Seek the advice of a qualified veterinarian before proceeding with any diagnosis, treatment, or therapy.