Veterinarian Lectures at Western States

Veterinarians representing the American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) are delivering educational lectures on a variety of equine health topics during the Western States Horse Expo, June 11-13, at the Cal Expo in Sacramento, Calif. The sessions are designed for horse owners and other individuals interested in equine health.

Topics include the stumbling horse, common foot problems, forelimb lameness in performance horses, colic, veterinary care in the backcountry, care for the older horse, dental care, and bits and bitting from a dental perspective.

During the expo, attendees also can visit the AAEP booth for additional horse health materials. For more information about the scheduled speakers or the AAEP's owner education program, contact Dana Kirkland, owner education coordinator, at or 859/233-0147.

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