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AAEP Members to Deliver Health Lectures at Horse Expo

Horse Health Press Release

Veterinarians representing the American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) will deliver educational lectures on a variety of equine-health topics during the Western States Horse Expo, June 11-13 at the Cal Expo in Sacramento, Calif. The sessions are designed for horse owners and other individuals interested in equine health programs and veterinary care.

The following topics will be featured at the event:

Friday, June 11

The Stumbling Horse: An Owner's Guide to the Neurologic Horse. Joe Bertone, DVM, MS, DACVIM--Western University of Health Sciences, Pomona, Calif.

Drug Piracy and How It Affects Your Horse's Health. Joe Bertone, DVM, MS, DACVIM--Western University of Health Sciences, Pomona, Calif.

No Foot, No Horse: A Fresh Look at Common Foot Problems. Noel Muller, DVM--Los Caballos Equine Hospital, Galt, Calif.

Forelimb Lameness in the Performance Horse. Julie Wilkins, DVM--Pioneer Equine Hospital, Oakdale, Calif.

Saturday, June 12

Colic: A Surgeon's Perspective. Dave MacDonald, DVM--Pioneer Equine Hospital, Oakdale, Calif.

Veterinary Care in the Backcountry. Mylon Filkins, DVM--Bakersfield Veterinary Hospital, Bakersfield, Calif.

Veterinary Care during the Golden Years. Mylon Filkins, DVM - Bakersfield Veterinary Hospital, Bakersfield, Calif.

Sunday, June 13

General Dental Care. Alex Zingher, DVM - Trident Equine Dentistry, San Diego, Calif.

Bits & Bitting from a Dental Perspective. Alex Zingher, DVM--Trident Equine Dentistry, San Diego, Calif.

Created to bring together horse enthusiasts and the businesses that serve them in an entertaining and informative atmosphere, the Western States Horse Expo is a three-day extravaganza serving the interests of all equestrians. During the event attendees also can visit the AAEP booth for additional horse-health materials. For more information about the scheduled speakers or the AAEP's owner education program, contact Dana Kirkland, owner education coordinator, at or 859/233-0147.