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Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation

Session Format:
Following of period of instruction by the lead presenter, attendees will work in teams to resolve several case examples related to the day’s topic. Cases will then be discussed with the entire group. The final hour on Days 1 and 2 will be a series of case presentations using interactive polling software. The conclusion of Day 3 will feature presentations on the plight of the working equid and the role of veterinarians. Local experts from Costa Rica Equine Welfare and their partner World Horse Welfare will discuss their work in the country.


Monday, January 28

Sponsored Session

11-11:45 a.m.

Sports Medicine and Joint Therapy in the Equine Athlete - Britt Conklin
Presented by Boehringer Ingelheim

Day 1

12:30-5:30 p.m.

Sports Medicine Injuries of the Musculoskeletal System Part 1: Diagnosis, Management, Rehabilitation & Prevention
Lead: Christiana Ober
Support: Melissa King


6-7:30 p.m.

Welcome Reception

Tuesday, January 29

Sponsored Session

6:30-7:15 a.m.

Emerging Equine Diagnostic Testing - Christian Leutenegger
Presented by IDEXX.

Day 2

7:30 a.m.- 12:30 p.m.

Sports Medicine Injuries of the Musculoskeletal System Part 2: Diagnosis, Management, Rehabilitation & Prevention
Lead: Melissa King
Support: Christiana Ober


Wednesday, January 30

Day 3

7:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Sports Medicine Problems of the Respiratory and Neurological System: Diagnosis, Management, Rehabilitation & Prevention
Lead: Sarah Reuss
Support: Rob Franklin