College of Veterinary Medicine, Kansas State University
Continuing Education Programs
October 23, 1999
8:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
The Practice Management Center is located on the fourth floor of Trotter Hall. Enter at the Deans Office Entrance. Signs will be posted to direct you to registration.
Education Contact Hours for Veterinarians
7 Clock Hours
Continuing education for the practicing veterinarian regarding frequently asked questions on nutrition and gastrointestinal disorders in the horse is the objective of this conference.
1:00 pm Registration
1:30 pm Welcome
Ralph C. Richardson, Dean, College of Veterinary Medicine
Earl Gaughan, SCAAEP Faculty Advisor
1:45 pm Nutritional Requirements for the Midwestern Horse
(ie regional mineral deficiencies, excesses, etc.) -- Dr. Randy Raub
2:30 pm Refreshment Break
2:40 pm Nutritional Management of the Pregnant and Lactating Mares -- Dr. Randy Raub
3:05 pm Nutritional Problems in the Geriatric Horse -- Dr. Beth Davis
3:25 pm Refreshment Break
3:35 pm Nephrosplenic Entrapment: Medical Treatment of an Old Surgical Problem -- Dr. Philip Van Harreveld
4:05 pm Update on Colic Evaluation -- Dr. Earl Gaughan
4:45 pm Questions / Answers
Saturday, October 23, 1999
7:45 am Registration
8:00 am Prevention / Nutritional Management of Orthopedic Diseases (especially OCD and Angular Limb Deformities) -- Dr. Kent Thompson
9:00 am Current Therapies for Angular and Flexural Deformities -- Dr. Jim Lillich
9:45 am Refreshment Break
10:00 am Update on Ulcers of the GI Tract -- Dr. Beth Davis
10:30 am Equine Dentistry: Some Practice Tips -- Dr. Judy Cox
11:05 am Nutritional Management of the Horse with Repeat Colic -- Dr. Kent Thompson
11:30 am Questions and Answers, Evaluation, Adjourn
Beth Davis, DVM
Dr. Davis graduated from the University of Florida in 1996 with her DVM. She began an internship with Equine Internal Medicine at Kansas State University in 1997. Currently, she is a resident at KSU with a research emphasis on immunology.
Earl Gaughan, DVM, Diplomate ACVS
Dr. Gaughan is an Associate Professor and the Head of the Equine Section at KSU. Dr. Gaughans veterinary interests include equine orthopedic and general surgery, tendon biology, and lameness of horses. His research interests focus on the role of hyaluronic acid in the management of joint and tendon disease.
Jim Lillich, DVM, MS, Diplomate ACVS
Dr. Lillich is an Assistant Professor with Equine Orthopedic and General Surgery. His primary research focus is developmental orthopedic disease and chronic osteoarthritis in horse.
Randel Raub, BS, MS, PhD
Dr. Raub received his BS and MS from the University of Illinois and received his PhD from the University of Kentucky. While at Kentucky he was involved in the Thoroughbred industry and had a horse shoeing business. After receiving his PhD, he went to Idaho where he was a packer and hunting guide. In 1989 he became the horse teaching and research specialist at KSU and currently is an associate professor in the Department of Animal Sciences and Industry.
Kent Thompson, MS, PhD
Dr. Thompson received his MS degree in Equine Nutrition in 1983 and his PhD degree in Equine Nutrition in 1986 from the University of Kentucky. He completed a two year post-doctoral fellowship at the University of Kentucky in the Department of Veterinary Science. In the fall of 1988, he joined the faculty in the Department of Veterinary Science at the Maxwell Gluck Equine Research Center at the University of Kentucky specializing in Equine Nutrition and Locomotion. In January of 1995, Dr. Thompson joined Purina Mills, Inc. as the Manager of Equine Nutrition and Research.
Philip Van Harreveld, DVM
Dr. Van Harreveld received his DVM in 1996 from North Carolina State. He began an equine internal medicine internship with Kansas State University in 1996. He is currently a resident with research emphasis on osteoarthritis.