Meet Josie the Amputee Horse & Dr. Ric Redden a the International Equestrian Festival

Renowned and innovative veterinarian is special guest on October 5

Lexington, KY (September 22, 2010) – On October 5, beginning at 1:30 p.m., Dr. Ric Redden will present a demonstration with Josie the Amputee Mare. Showcased in the International Equestrian Festival’s Ecotrack Park, Redden will change the horse’s prosthetic leg to provide viewers an overview of the options and advancements in equine prosthetics. As part of the Festival’s special series, Dr. Redden will also present more than six hours of lectures:

*       3:00 – 4:00 p.m. – Evaluating and Treating Angular Deformities in Foals – Learn Dr. Redden’s method of assessing foot and flight leg alignment and when and how to treat various deformities.

*       4:00 – 5:00 p.m. – Diagnosing and Shoeing the Navicular Horse – A discussion of history, radiographs, clinical workup and efficient therapeutic shoeing.

*       5:30 – 7:00 p.m. – How to Manage Club Feed and the Opposite Foot which often has a Crushed Heel – Lecture on understanding and managing club feet in foals, sport horses and broodstock.

*       7:00 – 9:00 p.m. – Understanding and Treating the Laminitic Case – Learn about the urgent need for accurate assessment and subsequent treatment plan, and how venograms make the difference between success and failure.

Nanric’s Dr. Ric Redden is a horseman, farrier and veterinarian widely respected for his innovative ideas, products and services related to equestrian podiatry. For more information about Nanric and Dr. Ric Redden, please visit

The Pre-Vent Feeders International Equestrian Festival presented by HRTV runs September 25 – October 10 at the Lexington Convention Center. The Festival offers an international shopping expo, horse demonstrations, equestrian celebrities, educational seminars, hospitality and entertainment daily from 1 – 9 p.m. Tickets are $5 at the door. Admittance to the Nanric demonstration and lectures are free with your paid admission to the Festival. For details, including a complete event schedule, visit

Horse Capital Productions, LLC promotes entertainment, education, and tourism for the horse industry with large-scale events production and web-based education and entertainment solutions. The 2010 Pre-Vent Feeders International Equestrian Festival presented by HRTV (September 25 – October 10, 2010), is a Horse Capital Productions event sponsored by Pre-Vent Feeders, HRTV, Active Interest Media, ABC-36 television, The UPS Store, Nutrena, Hollywood Casino, Bayer Animal Health, Martin Collins International, Spoga Horse, Kraft Brothers Inc., Segway of Paducah and Julie Goodnight, with partnerships including Eastern Kentucky University and the Kentucky Horse Council, and support from Horse Radio Network. Horse Capital Productions, which also runs the Kentucky horse farm tours online ticketing system, is based in Lexington, the heart of Kentucky bluegrass horse country, and operates under the philosophy of doing what is right for the horse, the community and the sport of horses. Horse Capital Productions, LLC and the International Equestrian Festival are not sponsors or affiliates of the 2010 Alltech World Equestrian Games.

Kimberly Brown

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