Horse Health Lecture Series Schedule Announced

The Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center (EMC) has announced the schedule of their "Tuesday Talks" lecture series, according to a statement on the center's website.

"The Tuesday Talks series of lectures is designed to provide horse owners and horse professionals with valuable insight and practical advice on a variety of equine health care topics," the statement read.

The schedule for the 2011-12 lecture series--which will be presented by EMC faculty-- is as follows:

December 6, 2011: "Foaling Emergencies"
Presented by James Brown, BVSc, Dipl. ACT--Clinical Assistant Professor of Equine Surgery

January 10, 2012: "What Is Making My Horse Stumble? - Diagnosis for the Neurologic Horse"
Presented by Martin Furr, DVM, PhD, Dipl ACVIM--Professor and Adelaide C. Riggs Chair in Equine Medicine

February 21, 2012: "Equine Strangles: The Problem That Just Won't Go Away"
Presented by Harold McKenzie, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACVIM--Associate Professor of Equine Medicine

March 13, 2012: "Is Your Horse Off Behind? - Diagnosing and Treating Hind Limb Lamenesses"
Presented by Nat White, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACVS--Jean Ellen Shehan Professor and Director

All lectures will be held at 7 p.m. in the EMC library. While the talks are free to attend, seating is limited and pre-registration is required. To register e-mail Amy Troppmann or call 703/771-6843.

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