Equine Osteoarthritis Focus of Online Event

Presenters are Lisa A. Fortier and Dr. Scott W. Pierce.

TheHorse.com will present "Equine Osteoarthritis," a free "Ask the Vet" live audio and Q&A event on Thursday, Oct. 18, at 8 p.m. EDT. The event is sponsored by Kinetic Technologies.

Experts will discuss prevention, treatment, and management of equine osteoarthritis, a degenerative and often career-compromising disease. Attendees can submit questions to be answered by the experts prior to and during the live presentation by visiting TheHorse.com/Ask-The-Vet-Live or by email at AskTheVet@TheHorse.com.

Presenting this Ask The Vet Live event will be:

Lisa A. Fortier, an associate professor of Large Animal Surgery at Cornell University's College of Veterinary Medicine in Ithaca, N.Y., where her research interests include arthritis, stem cells, and tendonitis; and

-Dr. Scott W. Pierce, who joined Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital, Lexington in 1985 and became a partner in 1989. He continues to practice in an ambulatory capacity with Rood & Riddle and is a founding owner of Kinetic Technologies.