Ask the Vet LIVE: Complementary Therapies

Ask the Vet LIVE: Complimentary Therapies

Complementary therapies such as acupuncture, chiropractic, homeopathy, and herbal medicine often generate a good deal of controversy. Staunch supporters often clash with skeptics when discussing these new, largely unregulated fields of veterinary medicine. Is there any real evidence that these therapies can help horses? What training do practitioners offering these modalities have? How can you find out more about these approaches?

Get answers to these and many other questions during our free Ask the Vet LIVE online Q&A chat about Complementary Therapies on Wednesday, Oct. 26, from 8-9 p.m. Eastern U.S. time (5-6 p.m. Pacific)! When you register for this event, you'll be able to send in your questions ahead of time. You can also ask questions during the live event on Oct. 26. This free live chat is brought to you by Understanding Equine Accupuncture.

Our on-call panelists for this event will include:

Benjamin Espy, DVM, Dipl. ACTBenjamin Espy, DVM, Dipl. ACT, has been licensed to practice acupuncture since 1996 and is the chairman of the American Association of Equine Practitioners' (AAEP) Owner Education Committee. He is also on the Board of Directors for the AAEP and the American College of Theriogenology, and is a specialist in equine reproduction and infertility.

Ed Boldt, Jr., DVM Ed Boldt, Jr., DVM, received his certification in veterinary acupuncture through the International Veterinary Acupuncture Society (IVAS) in 1993 and in veterinary chiropractic through the American Veterinary Chiropractic Association in 1996. He currently has a private equine practice limited to complementary medicine based in Colorado, but including Louisiana, Texas, Mississippi, and Oklahoma Performance Horse Complementary Medicine Services. He is the past executive director for IVAS and a past lecturer and teaching associate for the IVAS Basic Acupuncture Course.

We hope you can join us on Oct. 26 for this event! Reserve your seat now!

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