Session 2 Class Schedule

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    Horse Health College – Session 2

    Deworming the Difficult Horse: Most horse owners know that a parasite control
    program is an essential part of equine management, but not all horses
    cooperate. This course offers advice on correctly and safely deworming horses
    that put up a challenge when it’s time to administer dewormer.

    Instructor: Horse Illustrated Senior Associate Editor Holly Caccamise received her B.S. in Biology and her M.S. in Animal Science with a specialization in equine nutrition and exercise physiology. She worked for a year as a professional groom, and is training her 4-year-old Appaloosa to be an eventer.

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    Introducing a New Horse to the Herd:
    This course explains the best procedures to use
    when introducing a new horse to the herd to avoid injury and spread of illness.
    Gives an explanation of quarantine and vaccination procedures when dealing with
    a horse with an unknown history and how it differs from introducing a horse
    with up-to-date vaccinations.

    Instructor: Anna O’Brien, DVM, is a large animal veterinarian in Maryland. From miniature horses to zebras, she has tackled anything equine in nature with a few cows, goats, sheep, pigs, llamas, and alpacas thrown in for good measure.

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    Equine Herpes Virus:
    This course explains the different strains of
    EHV, the symptoms of each, treatment and prognosis of an infected horse and
    prevention strategies.

    Instructor: Nancy Loving, DVM is a performance horse veterinarian based in Colorado. She is the author of All Horse Systems Go.

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    Know Your Enemy:
    This course gives an overview of the most common
    intestinal parasites found in horses in North America. Learn the parasite lifecycle and how each species is transmitted to the horse, as
    well as what chemical classes are effective against each.

    Instructor: Anna O’Brien, DVM, is a large animal veterinarian in Maryland. From miniature horses to zebras, she has tackled anything equine in nature with a few cows, goats, sheep, pigs, llamas, and alpacas thrown in for good measure.

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    Parasite Control for Boarded Horses:
    How do you protect your horse from parasites when you may not have control over how his pasture-mates are dewormed? Experts offer advice on how to create an effective deworming program for horses at boarding facilities where all horses are included in the farm’s strategic program and for those at stables where each boarder is in charge of her own horse’s deworming.

    Instructor: Cynthia McFarland is an Ocala, Florida-based freelance writer and horse owner. The author of eight books, her latest is Cow Horse Confidence: A Time-Honored Approach to Stockmanship, co-authored with Martin Black.

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    Equine Influenza: How to recognize symptoms of equine influenza, how it can be treated and how to prevent it. This course explains risk factors for infection and vaccination strategies.

    Instructor: Anna O’Brien, DVM, is a large animal veterinarian in Maryland. From miniature horses to zebras, she has tackled anything equine in nature with a few cows, goats, sheep, pigs, llamas, and alpacas thrown in for good measure.

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    Equine Dental Health Basics: All adult horses should have an annual dental check up. This course will explain what the vet or equine dental technician does during a routine exam and floating, and why it is an essential part of horse health care.

    Instructor: Cynthia McFarland is an Ocala, Florida-based freelance writer and horse owner. The author of eight books, her latest is Cow Horse Confidence: A Time-Honored Approach to Stockmanship, co-authored with Martin Black.

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    West Nile Virus:
    An overview of the history of WNV in the United States
    and a description of symptoms of the disease in horses. Treatment and
    prevention strategies are discussed.          

    Instructor: Anna O’Brien, DVM, is a large animal veterinarian in Maryland. From miniature horses to zebras, she has tackled anything equine in nature with a few cows, goats, sheep, pigs, llamas, and alpacas thrown in for good measure

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    Parasite Infestation:
    An overview of the history of WNV in the United States
    and a description of symptoms of the disease in horses. Treatment and
    prevention strategies are discussed.
               

    Instructor: Nancy Loving, DVM is a performance horse veterinarian based in Colorado. She is the author of All Horse Systems Go.

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    Senior Horse Dental Problems: Senior horses have an increased risk of certain dental health problems. Find out more about those problems and how they can be prevented.           

    Instructor: Leslie Potter is Associate Web Editor for Horse Illustrated magazine and HorseChannel.com. She graduated from William Woods University with a B.S. in Equestrian Science and is the owner of a senior Morgan horse.

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    History of Parasite Control: Take a look at some of the parasite control methods of the past and how they brought us to today’s deworming regimens.

    Instructor: Leslie Potter is Associate Web Editor for Horse Illustrated magazine and HorseChannel.com. She graduated from William Woods University with a B.S. in Equestrian Science and is the owner of a senior Morgan horse.

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