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Tuesday Talks

Tuesday Talks

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The Tuesday Talks series of lectures is designed to provide horse owners and horse professionals with valuable insight and practical advice on a variety of equine health care topics.

All Tuesday Talk lectures will be held at 7 p.m. in the Equine Medical Center’s library, unless otherwise stated. Please contact Sharon Peart at 703-771-6842 or speart@vt.edu for reservations or more information.


2013-14 Tuesday Talks

December 3, 2013: "Diagnosis and Treatment of Upper Airway Conditions: Can Surgery make a difference?"
Presented by Dr. Kenneth Sullins, Professor of Equine Surgery
Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center

January 7, 2014: "Diagnosis and Treatment of Lower Airway Conditions: Lower airway infections and how to treat them effectively"
Presented by Dr. Martin Furr, Professor and Adelaide C. Riggs Chair in Equine Medicine
Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center

February 11, 2014: "Tendons, Ligaments & Imaging: 'No leg no horse': Advances in diagnosis and treatment of tendon and ligament injuries"
Presented by Dr. Nathaniel White, Professor Emeritus of Equine Surgery
Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center

March 11, 2014: "Sports Medicine & Lameness: What can go wrong within your horse's joint and how we can help"
Presented by Dr. Jennifer Barrett, Theodora Ayer Randolph Professor of Equine Surgery
Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center

April 8, 2014: "Advances in Holistic Equine Medicine: Ways to complement traditional medicine for your horse's complete wellbeing"
Presented by Dr. Anne Desrochers, Clinical Assistant Professor of Equine Internal Medicine
Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center



2012-13 Tuesday Talks

December 4, 2012: "Equine Dental Disease: What to do when your horse has a bad tooth"
Presented by Dr. James Brown, Clinical Assistant Professor of Equine Surgery and Emergency Care
Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center

January 8, 2013: "Tumors in Horses: Identification, treatment and what's new"
Presented by Dr. Kenneth Sullins, Professor of Equine Surgery
Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center

February 12, 2013: "Lameness: Diagnosis and treatment of arthritis"
Presented by Dr. Jennifer Barrett, Assistant Professor of Equine Surgery
Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center

March 12, 2013: "Acupuncture: Let's get to the point"
Presented by Dr. Anne Desrochers, Clinical Assistant Professor of Equine Internal Medicine
Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center



2011-12 Tuesday Talks

December 6, 2011: “Foaling Emergencies”
Presented by Dr. James Brown, Clinical Assistant Professor of Equine Surgery
Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center

January 10, 2012: “What Is Making My Horse Stumble? - Diagnosis for the Neurologic Horse”
Presented by Dr. Martin Furr, Professor and Adelaide C. Riggs Chair in Equine Medicine
Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center

February 21, 2012: “Equine Strangles: The Problem That Just Won't Go Away” (PDF)
Presented by Dr. Harold McKenzie, Associate Professor of Equine Medicine
Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center

March 13, 2012: “Is Your Horse Off Behind? - Diagnosing and Treating Hind Limb Lamenesses”
Presented by Dr. Nat White, Jean Ellen Shehan Professor and Director
Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center



2010-11 Tuesday Talks

December 7, 2010: “Case Studies in Regenerative Medicine: Stem Cells and PRP in Clinical Practice” (PDF)
Presented by Dr. Jennifer Barrett, Assistant Professor of Equine Surgery
Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center

February 8, 2011: “Breeding to Win: The Genetics of Equine Performance”(PDF)
Presented by Dr. Rebecca Splan, Associate Professor of Equine Science
Middleburg Agricultural Research and Extension (MARE) Center

March 8, 2011: “Performance Horse Dentistry: New Concepts in Oral Equilibration”(PDF)
Presented by Dr. James Brown, Clinical Assistant Professor of Equine Surgery
Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center

March 22, 2011: “The Curse of Foot Lamenesses”
Presented by Dr. Nat White, Jean Ellen Shehan Professor and Director
Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center



2009-10 Tuesday Talks

December 8, 2009: “Regenerative Medicine: From Stem Cells to PRP” (PDF)
Presented by Dr. Jennifer Barrett, Assistant Professor of Equine Surgery
Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center

January 12, 2010: “Endocrine Disease in the Horse: Cushings and Insulin Resistance” (PDF)
Presented by Dr. Martin Furr, Professor and Adelaide C. Riggs Chair in Equine Medicine
Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center

March 9, 2010: “Diagnosis and Treatment of Upper Airway and Sinus Disorders”
Presented by Dr. Ken Sullins, Professor of Equine Surgery
Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center

April 13, 2010: “Lameness Diagnosis Panel”
Moderated by Dr. Nat White, Jean Ellen Shehan Professor and Director
Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center



2008-09 Tuesday Talks

December 2, 2008: “Emergency Care for Equine Wounds and Lacerations” (PDF)
Presented by Dr. Jennifer Brown, Clinical Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine and Surgery
Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center

January 13, 2009: “Emerging Issues in Equine Parasite Management” (PDF)
Presented by Dr. Harold McKenzie lll, Assistant Professor of Equine Medicine
Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center