Healthy Barns & Stalls - FREE Ask The Vet LIVE Q&A

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Thursday, November 18 | 8:00 p.m. EST

Winter's almost here, and many horses will soon be spending more time indoors. What dangers might lurk in your barn? Are your stalls as healthy and safe as they should be for your horses? What does research say about the best ways to maximize air quality in your barn?
Get answers to these questions and more on Thursday, November 18th at 8 p.m. EST during's Ask the Vet LIVE Q&A event on healthy barns and stalls. Register now and submit your questions for the experts to answer during the live event!

About the Experts
Erin Denney-Jones, DVM, owner of Florida Equine Veterinary Services in Clermont, Fla., and moderator of the Florida Equine Veterinary Services Annual Horse Owner Seminar. She participated as a member of the Sports Medicine Committee for the American Association of Equine Practitioners and was Chairperson of the organization’s Owner Education Committee as well. Her interests and practice areas include chiropractic care, sport horse medicine, reproduction, general medicine and surgery, and preventive care including wellness programs, vaccinations, parasite control, and dentistry.

Melissa Millerick-May, MS, PhD, Assistant Professor of Medicine in Michigan State University’s Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. She has owned performance horses for 20 years, 12 years of which she worked in the automotive industry as a toxicologist, industrial hygienist, and epidemiologist focusing on occupational exposures to chemicals/particulates and the prevention of occupational-related disease in the workforce. After rescuing a horse with RAO (heaves), she decided to pursue a PhD in Comparative Medicine and Integrative Biology, where she was able to use her prior professional experience to develop a research protocol aimed at determining the association between indoor air quality in stables and measures of airway inflammation in Thoroughbred racehorses.

Bob Coleman, PhD (equine nutrition), PAS, Equine Extension Specialist and Associate Director of Undergraduate Studies in Equine Science and Management at the University of Kentucky. Coleman is a member of the American Quarter Horse Association research committee and is a member of the board for the Kentucky Quarter Horse Association. Professionally, he is a member of the Equine Science Society, American Registry of Professional Animal Scientists, and the American Society of Animal Scientists.