WSU Horseman’s Conference and Trade Show Nov. 1

PULLMAN, Wash. — Horse enthusiasts will hear presentations on a variety of horse health topics at the second annual Washington State University Horseman’s Conference Saturday, Nov. 1 at the College of Veterinary Medicine.

Faculty from the College of Veterinary Medicine and the College of Agriculture and Home Economics will make presentations on the following topics.

  • The newest vaccines and when to use them
  • Has my foal got pneumonia or just the snots
  • Strangles, preventing it and living with it
  • Managing horses on a small acreage
  • Lameness recognition and new diagnostic techniques for lameness evaluation
  • The PreventiCare colic assistance program
  • Laparoscopy — how it can reduce your horse’s pain and your bills
  • First aid for wounds and leg injuries
  • MRI-Scintography

Participants will also tour the equine veterinary wing of the new Veterinary Teaching Hospital and see demonstrations of some of the hospital’s latest technology.

Vendors and industry organizations are expected to show their wares at the trade show.

Registration is at 8 a.m. in Equine Hall of the new Veterinary Teaching Hospital. Cost is $5 at the door. Call Christina Rockett at (509) 335-7070 for more information.

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