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.