The Morris Animal Foundation is teaming with TEDxMileHigh to provide a lecture on horse obesity and equine metabolic syndrome. The event is scheduled for May 4, 2022 at 7pm.
The lecturer is Dr. Molly McCue, the Associate Dean for Research and a Professor of Equine Internal Medicine and Genomics at the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine. MCCue is an expert in equine hereditary muscle- and metabolic-related disorders and she studies muscle diseases in horses.
Equine obesity is a common issue faced by many farriers and other equine care providers. Equine obesity can cause many issues, including laminitis and metabolic syndrome. The industry has developed numerous tools to help fight equine obesity, such as an app developed by a University of Glasgow student.
Register here for this free event.
- University of Glasgow Student Develops App to Fight Equine Obesity: The University of Glasgow has created and updated a free weight management app that can help farrier’s hoof-care clients monitor their horse’s bodyweight and condition.