Research shows that a significant share of competition horses are afflicted by a digestive tract disorder. Yet, available diagnostic and treatment approaches limit the veterinary surgeon's ability to successfully address the issue. Learn how this affects the practice and how to get ahead of the curve.
Equine Digestive Health and the Veterinary Practice
Every Sunday, 9 pm
Every Wednesday, 9 pm
Emma Hardy - PhD, R. Anim. Technol (Cert)
Dr. Emma Hardy's expertise in equine digestive health is informed by deep and varied experience within the industry. Her Ph.D thesis was based within the field of equine skeletal muscle disorders. In her career, she's served as research intern with Kentucky Equine Research, equine nutrition research assistant to Dr. Jonathon Cooper, lecturer for the Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Lincoln, United Kingdom, and as an event yard manager. She has worked as Freedom Health's Regional Manager for Europe since 2009.
How GI Health is Leaving Your Equine Practice Vulnerable
Learn about the evidence indicating there are horses in your practice right now with GI tract issues you aren't even aware of. Find out what the current research shows—and what you can do about it.
Research-based, educational session with Dr. Emma Hardy.
In this one hour session, Dr. Emma Hardy will present evidence-based information on the challenges facing veterinary practice in managing equine GI health and potential solutions.
The importance of the equine gut to horses, to owners, and to equine veterinary practices.
With the rigors of breeding, training and competition compounded by modern husbandry practices, your clients' horses are prone to digestive health problems. They are more widespread than you may realize, especially conditions affecting hindgut.
Limitations in current diagnostic and treatment approaches.
It's a real possibility you may be missing clinically significant GI pathologies in your patients–and opportunities to provide better care for horses and better business for your practice.
Potential solutions for improved diagnostics and care.
Get acquainted with a simple, convenient, affordable and reliable diagnostic aid for detecting the presence of GI pathologies in horses. And once you've identified a problem, recommend a treatment method that is natural, addresses the entire GI tract, gets at the root issues, and works toward prevention.