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Gastric Ulcers in Horses – AZ Horseman’s Challenge & Expo
April 20 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Dr. Susan Roach of Ambulatory Equine Veterinary Services is proud to be speaking at several seminars at the Arizona Horseman’s Challenge & Expo. The AzHC & Expo is an exciting three-day event that showcases the beauty, power, and ability of our equine companions. It will host some of the most accomplished horsemen of our time, professional trainers from all disciplines and incredible exhibitions that capture the spirit of the horse. Whether you are an experienced equestrian or someone who simply appreciates the horse, this event will have something for all aspects of the equine world. Please go to azhcexpo.com for more information.
Friday, April 19th
2:30-3:30pm part 1, 3:30-4:30pm part 2, 4:30-5:00pm Q&A
Desert Dangers for Horses; Come learn about trailering challenges, overheating/dehydration, cactus/poisonous plants, venomous pests, predators, infectious diseases/parasites, thunderstorms/flash flooding/lightning strike, sand colic/enteroliths, horse thieves and more.
Saturday, April 20th
Gastric Ulcers in the Horse; Prevalence estimates have been reported to range from 25 to 50 percent in foals and 60 to 90 percent in adult horses, depending on age, performance, and evaluated populations. This seminar will cover signs of gastric ulcers, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention.
Sunday, April 21st
Colic Causes and Solutions; During this seminar, you will learn about the different kinds of colic and how to reduce your horse’s chance of getting colic. Afterward, you will be given a quiz to take home and find out your horse’s specific risk factors for colic.