Equine Health Educational Sessions Announced for 2012 Dressage at Devon

In keeping with its educational mission, Dressage at Devon has announced its schedule for educational sessions on horse health to be held at the 2012 show.

September 28 (Friday)

10:00 am  From Bats to Boots: Everything You Need to Know About Potomac Horse Fever – Dr. Emily Schaefer, VMD, Unionville Equine Associates

11:30 am  Cuts, Colics and You: A Guide to Interpreting Severity of Equine Emergencies – Dr. Emily Schaefer, VMD, Unionville Equine Associates

2:00 pm  A Team Approach to Soundness – Elizabeth Davidson, VMD, DACVS, Associate Professor in Sports Medicine and Patrick Reilly Chief of Farrier Services, and Director of the Applied Polymer Research Laboratory at New Bolton Center

September 29 (Saturday)

12:00 pm  Proximal Suspensory Desmitis (PDS) in Dressage Horses – Dr. Ricardo Loinaz, VMD, Unionville Equine Associates

1:30 pm  Regenerative Medicine and Cell-Based Therapies – Dr. Ricardo Lionaz, VMD, Unionville Equine Associates

September 30 (Sunday)

1:00 pm  Keeping Centerline in Focus: Cutting Edge Advances in Equine Ophthalmology – Dr. Chelsey Miller, VMD.  Dr. Miller is now completing a residency in veterinary ophthalmology.

2:30 pm  Behind the Scenes at New Bolton Center – Dr. Chelsey Miller, VMD.

This year’s show will take place from September 25 – September 30.  For more information, or to reserve seats, please visit http://www.dressageatdevon.org

About Dressage at Devon

Dressage at Devon has been the premier North American Equestrian event since its founding by the Delaware Valley Combined Training Association in 1975, and became a separate organization in 2006. It combines world-class dressage competition and the world’s largest open breed show with the international Fall Festival show and special activities for the entire family. The six-day event attracts hundreds of horses from around the world and thousands of spectators. Dressage at Devon is a 501(c) (3) PA non-profit organization, benefitting equine education.