Presents Ask the Vet LIVE Q&A: Weaning July 28

It's about that time of year again, when breeders are preparing to wean this year's foal crop. Whether you're weaning your first foal or you're an old hand, weaning can be quite stressful for foals, mares, and their owners! Do you have questions about weaning strategies and health concerns for recently weaned foals and/or their dams? You're not the only one! Join us on Wednesday, July 28, from 8:00 to 8:30 p.m. EST for our Ask the Vet Live question-and-answer chat event on weaning, when veterinarians will be on call to answer your questions!

Ask the Vet Q&A: Weaning This free live chat event is brought to you by The Horse Health Care Library, available at

* Space is limited, so reserve your seat now!

Our on-call veterinarians for this event will include:

  • Lucas Pantaleon, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACVIM, who joined Woodford Equine Hospital in Versailles, Ky., in March 2007. He obtained his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from the University of Buenos Aires, Argentina, in 2000, and a Master of Veterinary Science from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in 2005. He became a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine in 2005. He has a special interest in neonatology and his hobbies include sports, outdoor activities, and cooking. Lucas and his wife, Ruth, live in Versailles with their Rhodesian Ridgeback, Shumba.
  • Scott Kendall, DVM, who joined Woodford Equine as an Associate Veterinarian in January 2006 after having spent the previous 15 years as the resident veterinarian at Hermitage Farm in Goshen, Ky. He obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Zoology at the University of Iowa in 1980, and a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Iowa State University in 1984. After graduation, he spent a year at The National Stud in Normandy, France, specializing in equine reproduction. He lives in Bourbon County with his wife, Elise, and son, Stuart, where they own and operate Netherfield Farm.

We hope you can join us on July 28 for this event! Reserve your seat now!

Next month's Ask the Vet Live Q&A topic: Common Hoof Problems, with Tracy Turner, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACVS, of Anoka Equine Veterinary Services in Elk River, Minn.; and Bruce Lyle, DVM, of Aubrey Equine Clinic in Aubrey, Texas.

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