Date and Time
Sunday, February 1, 2004
9:00 am 4:30 pm
Frick Auditorium, Mosier Hall, College of Veterinary Medicine, 1800 Denison, Manhattan, KS
Frick Auditorium is located on the second floor of Mosier Hall. Enter at the Emergency Entrance. Signs will be posted to direct you to registration.
The Equine Reproduction Seminar for the Horse Owner will focus on management of mares during breeding and pregnancy. It will also offer exposure to assisted reproductive techniques such as artificial insemination with cooled shipped semen or frozen semen.
The Benefits of a Veterinarian in Your Breeding
Operation – Terry Blanchard
Uterine Infection – Kelly Stich
Pregnant Mare Management – Kevin Hankins
Fescue Toxicity – Kelly Stich
Question and Answer
Lunch (included with registration)
Pregnancy Complications – Terry Blanchard
Parturition and Dystocia – Andres Estrada
Breeding Mares with Cooled Shipped Semen or
Frozen Semen – Terry Blanchard
Question and Answer
Terry Blanchard, DVM, MS, DACT
Professor of Theriogenology, Large Animal Surgery and Medicine, Texas A&M
Dr. Blanchard received his DVM degree in 1976 from Kansas State University and his MS in 1983 from the University of Missouri. Terry's special interests include stallion fertility, including methods of treatment and management to improve fertility. Other clinical interests include mare infertility, and the foaling and postpartum mare. His research interests involve diagnosis and treatment of stallion infertility, including testicular degeneration.
Resident, Equine Theriogenology, KSU
Dr. Estrada completed his veterinary studies in 1997 at Universidad de La Salle Bogota, Columbia. He studied the German language and then completed practical training in reproduction and embryo transfer at JCS Veterinary Service in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Before joining the KSU faculty in 2001, Andres completed two internships in the field of equine reproduction.
Kevin Hankins, DVM
Veterinary Technical Consultant, Fort Dodge Animal Health
Dr. Hankins received his DVM from Kansas State University in 1996. He completed an internship in Equine Surgery and Medicine at Washington State University before returning to Kansas State University as an assistant professor in the Department of Clinical Sciences. Dr. Hankins joined Fort Dodge Animal Health as a Veterinary Technical Consultant in October 2003. He will complete his MBA from Colorado State University in December 2004.
Assistant Professor, Equine Theriogenology, KSU
Dr. Kelly Stich received her DVM in 1994 from Kansas State University. She then participated in a large animal medicine and surgery internship at Texas A&M University. Dr. Stich entered private practice in an all equine private practice in the heart of Quarter Horse country, Whitesboro, TX. She returned to Kansas State University in 2000 to begin an ABVP residency and transferred to Texas A&M in the equine theriogenology program to complete a residency in theriogenology. Dr. Stich joined the faculty at Kansas State University in 2003. Dr. Stich's area of interest is equine reproduction.
If you have any questions please contact Linda Johnson by phone at 785-532-5696 or email her 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.
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