Laminitis Conference Owners Program To Provide Access to Experts

Dr. James Orsini DVM, DACVS , founder of the International Equine Conference on Laminitis and Diseases of the Foot and Associate Professor of Surgery at Penn Vet and director of the Laminitis Institute.
Dr. James Orsini DVM, DACVS , founder of the International Equine Conference on Laminitis and Diseases of the Foot and Associate Professor of Surgery at Penn Vet and director of the Laminitis Institute.

Wellington, FL - October 22, 2013 - The 2013 International Equine Conference on Laminitis and Diseases of the Foot, Nov. 1-3 will take place in West Palm Beach and include key new features such as the "Owners Program".

The Owners Program is an interactive concentrated half-day program that will focus  on the wellness of the horse. This is a perfect opportunity for owners, trainers and barn managers to talk to the panel of world-renowned experts on a variety of topics.

This year, attendees and experts will be developing a checklist for barns around the world. The "911 Laminitis Card" will be produced in Spanish and English and include a list of the 10 steps 'TO DO' if you suspect your horse has laminitis. The card will be a handy resource to help owners and handlers be prepared to respond and provide horses with the best chance of recovery until professional help arrives. 

For Farriers and Veterinarians, The Laminitis Conference is a perfect opportunity to network, as well as to fulfill your continuing education requirements: Farriers will earn 15 CE Hours, while Veterinarians and Technicians will earn a whopping 37.5 CE Hours. 

To register click here.

About the 2013 International Equine Conference on Laminitis and Diseases of the Foot:

The Laminitis Conference provides innovative and useful programs for veterinarians, farriers, horse owners, managers, trainers, and technicians. Attendees receive the latest, most advanced scientific and practical information, including the newest research and techniques used in the treatment of laminitis and other diseases of the foot. It is a valuable opportunity to network with colleagues and peers. Plus, new this year is an expanded Horse Owners' Program with a focus on the wellness of the horse providing an opportunity for owners, trainers, and barn managers to talk to the experts. All the Conference's events, activities, entertainment, and meals are included in the registration.

The mission of the Laminitis Conference is to engage veterinarians, farriers, caretakers, and the greater equine community in a collaborative effort to advance, expand, and disseminate knowledge through research and collective experiences to effectively prevent and treat equine laminitis and diseases of the foot.

The conference will include:

The latest research and scientific information on laminitis
A clinical focus on moving from the laboratory to the horse
Attendee poster session for the "sharing" of new ideas for future innovations by attendees
Scholarships and competitive poster program for the next generation of veterinarians from Colleges of Veterinary Medicine across North America and around the world
A dedicated foot segment for farriers, veterinarians, and others interested in the current trends and treatment of foot problems
An in-depth program for horse owners, managers, trainers, and technician

Fast Facts: 2013 International Equine Conference on Laminitis and Diseases of the Foot

When: November 1-3, 2013

Where: Marriott Convention Center
1001 Okeechobee Boulevard · West Palm Beach, Florida 33401 USA

For more information about the Laminitis Conference go to: http://laminitisconference.com/

Sponsors:
Steinbeck Country Equine Clinic  http://www.steinbeckequine.com/NewWebsite/
Castle Bay Farm
Merial - http://merial.com/
Thoroughbred Charities of America - http://www.tca.org/
Cherry Knoll Farm - http://www.cherryknollfarminc.com/
Luitpold - http://www.luitpold.com/
Iron Spring Farm - http://www.ironspringfarm.com/
Penn Veterinary Medicine  http://www.vet.upenn.edu/
The University of Georgia - http://www.uga.edu
Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine - http://vet.osu.edu/
University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine - http://www.vetmed.ufl.edu/




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