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2019 Midwest Equine Podiatry Conference


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11/7/19 8:00 am to 11/8/19 5:00 pm CST


Location: Arlington Agricultural Research Station
N695 Hopkins Rd
Arlington, WI 53911
United States
Contact: Libby Kiesow

Event Description

Join Country View Equine & Lodi Veterinary Care for the 2019 Midwest Equine Podiatry Conference! Farriers and veterinarians will learn together from Raul Bras, DVM, CJF, with focus on shoeing the performance horse and practical approaches to laminitis. CE available for both farriers and veterinarians.

Raul Bras, DVM, CJF grew up in Puerto Rico where he showed and bred Paso Fino horses. He earned his undergraduate degree in animal science from Louisiana State University, graduated from Ross University Veterinary School in 2005, and completed his clinical year at Auburn University. In 2005, Bras completed a surgery internship at Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital, in Lexington, Ky. The following year he stayed on as an associate veterinarian in Rood & Riddle’s podiatry department, where he’s now a shareholder. Bras completed Cornell University's farrier program in 2007 and became an American Farrier's Association Journeyman Farrier in 2010. In addition to providing his expertise in equine podiatry in Lexington, Bras travels throughout the United States and internationally to treat horses. He’s devoted to the betterment of the vet-farrier relationship. In 2015, he was inducted into the International Equine Veterinarian Hall of Fame.

In addition to Bras, speakers include Dr. Dean Meyer of Lodi Veterinary Care; Dave Gilliam, a Flower Mound, Texas, farrier and of Equine Soundness Professionals; Martin Roche, a Blanchardville, Wis., farrier; Dr. Doug Langer of Wisconsin Equine Clinic; Dr. Judy Batker of Country View Veterinary Service; and Dr. J.R. Lund of the University of Wisconsin – Madison.

$300.00 registration fee. Lunch will be provided both days.

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