conference is open to horse breeders,
technicians and veterinary students.
***Registration is limited to 30 participants.***
Horse breeders have priority registration.
Attendee spaces will be assigned on a first-come, first-served basis.
Practice Management Center, Trotter Hall, College of Veterinary Medicine, 1700 Denison, Manhattan, KS
Practice Management Center is located on the fourth floor of Trotter Hall. Enter at the Dean’s Office Entrance. Signs will be posted to direct you to registration.
This course may be canceled due to insufficient registrations. The decision to cancel will be made by February 22, 2008. If the conference is canceled, registration fees will be refunded to registrants, but we cannot be held responsible for other costs, charges or expenses, including cancellation/change charges assessed by airlines or travel agencies.
Saturday, March 8, 2008
|7:30 am||Registration And Coffee|
|8:00 am|| Welcome and Introductions
– Dr. Ralph Richardson, Dean, K-State CVM
– Dr. Elizabeth Davis , Equine Section Head, K-State CVM
|8:15 am|| Colic in Foals
– Elizabeth Davis
|9:00 am|| Understanding
– Maria Ferrer
|9:45 am||Refreshment Break|
|10:00 am|| Uterine Infections
– Maria Ferrer
Orthopedic Diseases in Foals
– Michelle Delco
|11:30 am||BYC Session (case discussions)|
|12:00 n||Lunch (included with registration)|
|1:30 pm|| Pediatrics and
– Laurie Beard
Preservation and Expansion of
– Maria Ferrer
|2:15 pm||Refreshment Break|
|2:30 pm||Wet Labs|
Questions and Answers
Evaluation and Adjourn
Conference Wet Labs
Conference participants will have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in each of the following wet labs:
Fetal manipulation during foaling
Use of stall-side tests
K-State CVM Instructors
Laurie Beard , DVM, MS, DACVS
Associate Professor, Equine Medicine
Dr. Beard received her DVM from Washington State University. She completed her internship with Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital, Lexington KY and her residency in Equine Internal Medicine from The Ohio State University. Prior to joining Kansas State University faculty, Dr. Beard was an associate professor at The Ohio State University. Her primary interests include endocrinology and geriatric equine medicine.
Elizabeth Davis , DVM, MS, PhD, DACVIM
Assistant Professor and Section Head, Equine Medicine
Dr. Davis is a 1996 graduate of the University of Florida, College of Veterinary Medicine. Following graduation she moved to Kansas and began a KSU internship in Equine Medicine and Surgery. Upon completion of her internship she again matched with KSU for a combined residency and PhD program working in the Departments of Anatomy and Physiology and Clinical Sciences. Currently Dr. Davis is an Assistant Professor and Section Head in the equine section of Clinical Sciences.
Michelle Delco , DVM, DACVS
Assistant Professor, Equine Surgery
Dr. Delco received her DVM degree from Cornell University. She completed an internship at Rood and Riddle in Lexington, Kentucky then moved to California to complete an equine surgery residency at UC-Davis. Michelle joined the K-State faculty in 2006 as a clinical assistant professor of equine surgery.
Maria Ferrer , DVM, MS, DACT,
Assistant Professor, Equine Theriogenology
Dr. Ferrer received her Veterinary Degree from the University of Buenos Aires in 2000. In 2005, Maria completed her MS from Louisiana State. The title of her thesis is, "Post-breeding Endometritis After Low Dose Insemination in the Mare". Dr. Ferrer became a Diplomate of the American Academy of Theriogenology in 2005. Maria joined the K-State faculty in August of 2006.
Thank you to Midland Bioproducts for their contributions to this conference!
Parking is available on the west side (off Denison Avenue) and on the east side (off Jardine Drive) of the Veterinary Medical Complex. A parking permit is not required for weekend parking. Do not park in the client parking or reserved stalls as you may get ticketed.
We advise you to make your room reservations as soon as possible as rooms are limited in Manhattan and blocks are reserved on room availability, first-come first-served basis.
A block of rooms has been reserved at both the Clarion Hotel and
the Holiday Inn at the Campus. The block rates are listed below.
Please refer to the “Equine Conference for DVMs” when reserving
530 Richards Drive, 785-539-5311
Rooms: $85 + tax • Cutoff date: February 15, 2008
Holiday Inn at the Campus
1641 Anderson Ave, 785-539-7531
Rooms: $89.95 + tax • Cutoff date: February 14, 2008
Other motels in Manhattan are listed below.
Best Western , 601 E Poyntz Ave., 785-537-8300
Comfort Inn , 150 E. Poyntz Ave., 785-770-8000
Econo Lodge , 1501 Tuttle Creek Blvd., 785-539-5391
Fairfield Inn , 300 Colorado St., 785-539-2400
Hampton Inn , 501 E. Poyntz Ave., 785-539-5000
Motel 6 , 510 Tuttle Creek Blvd., 785-537-1022
Super 8 Motel , 200 Tuttle Creek Blvd., 785-537-8468
If you have any questions please contact Linda Johnson or Marci Ritter by phone at 785-532-5696 or e-mail at VMCE@vet.k-state.edu , Veterinary Medical Continuing Education at the College of Veterinary Medicine, Kansas State University.
If you have questions regarding registration information, call Rebecca at 785-532-5569.
Manhattan area information
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