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2013 Hambletonian Continuing Education
Wet Labs, Seminar & Trade Show for Equine Veterinarians
Scheduled for Hambletonian Week

First Choice Marketing today announced plans to host the 14th Annual Hambletonian Continuing Education Seminar for Equine Veterinarians, to be held in conjunction with the 88th Hambletonian Festival of Racing in East Rutherford, NJ. Over the past 13 years, this veterinary meeting has grown to become the 3rd largest regional equine veterinary CE meeting in the country.

As an extension of its commitment to provide equine Veterinary professionals with the latest science and educational information, the Hambletonian Continuing Education Seminar has again partnered with the American Association of Equine Veterinary Technicians (AAEVT) and will be offering CE credits as well to all licensed veterinary technicians and assistants participating in the Seminar and/or Wet Labs.

The 8th Annual Continuing Education Wet Labs program will take place at the Meadowlands Racetrack on Thursday, August 1, 2013, with sessions running from 8:00 AM to 12:00 Noon and 1:00 to 5:00 PM.

Participants will have a choice among thirty-six credit hours offered. Transportation and lunch will be provided. Fees are as follows: $400 per half-day (4-hour) session; $700 for one full-day or two half-day sessions (8 CE hours). Participation in these intensive, hands-on sessions is limited. Sessions will include:

Bruce Coren, DVM, MS – Integrating High Power Class IV Laser Therapy into Equine Medicine – 4 hours (Sponsored by Technological Medical Advancements)

Mark Crisman, DVM, MS, DACVIM & Megan Belcher, LVT, RVT – Equine Respiratory Disease: Prep & Support During Diagnostic Procedures – Note: this 8 hour lab is for veterinary technicians only & will be offered free of charge (Sponsored by Zoetis)

Travis Henry, DVM – Equine Dentistry: Phase One – 8 hours (Sponsored by Zoetis)

Kevin May, DVM– Equine Musculoskeletal Radiography – 4 hours (Sponsored by the International Veterinary Acupuncture Society/IVAS

Patrick Reilly, Chief of Farrier Services/UPenn – Glue-on Shoes & Hoof Reconstruction Techniques – 4 hours (Sponsored by Patterson Veterinary Supply)

Alfredo Romero, DVM, DACVS & Jeffrey Schaffer, DVM – Regenerative Therapies – Proven Clinical Results – 4 hours (Sponsored by Equine Partners America & Pall Life Sciences Animal Health)

Kurt Selberg, DVM – Successfully Obtaining Radiographs of the Equine Spine: Tips & Tricks to Optimize Your Radiographs – 4 hours (Sponsored by Vet-Ray Technology by Sedecal)

The 14th Annual Hambletonian Continuing Education Seminar program will take place on Friday, August 2, 2013 from 7:00 AM to 5:30 PM at the Sheraton Meadowlands Hotel and Conference Center in East Rutherford, New Jersey. Veterinary Seminar participants attend FREE of charge, and will select from twelve continuing education credit hours offered.

The Hambletonian Continuing Education Wet Labs and Seminar programs have been approved by the New Jersey Veterinary Medical Association (NJVMA) and the New Jersey Association of Equine Practitioners (NJAEP).

The 2013 Seminar lineup features these topics by respected equine experts:
Myra Barrett, DVM, MS, DACVR – Diagnostic Imaging of the Equine Pastern: A Multi-Modality Approach (Sponsored by Vet-Ray Technology by Sedecal)

Thomas Divers,, DVM, DACVIM, DACVECC – Unraveling the Mystery of Equine Lyme Disease: One Step at a Time (Sponsored by Wedgewood Pharmacy)

John Donecker, VMD, MS & Emily Graves, VMD, MS, DACVIM – Unexpected Medical Outcomes: A Case-based Approach About Resources to Address Unexpected Outcomes (Sponsored by Zoetis)

Mary Beth Gordon, PhD – Electrolytes: How & Why to Use Them in Horses (Sponsored by Land O’Lakes Purina Feed)

Omar Maher, DVM, DACVS, DACVSMR – Lameness in Sport Horses & the Use of Computed Tomography

Patrick McCue, DVM, PhD & Wendy E. Vaala, VMD, DACVIM – Updates in Perinatology: Abnormal Events During Pregnancy, Delivery and Early Foal Development (Sponsored by Merck Animal Health)

James Orsini, DVM, DACVS – Back to the Future: Laminitis 2007 – 2013 (Sponsored by Patterson Veterinary Supply)

James Orsini, DVM, DACVS – What’s Cool: Emerging Technologies for Laminitis Treatment

Stephen Reed, DVM, DACVIM – Controversies in Equine Neurology: Focus on EPM (Sponsored by Bayer Animal Health)

Anna C. Welsch, DVM – International Movement of Horses – USDA Accreditation CE Module #8
To attend the 14th Annual
Hambletonian Continuing Education & Web Labs, click here: 
This year’s exciting and informative Hambletonian CE Meeting will also include the 14th Annual Veterinary Seminar Dinner and evening of world-class racing Friday, August 2, at the Meadowlands Racetrack, and the opportunity to attend the 88th Hambletonian on Saturday, August 3.

Exhibitor Space and Sponsorships Are Still Available!
For more information, or to register for these events, visit our web site at 
or contact Marie Hagerty,

As in the past, the CE Seminar is being offered at no charge to DVM participants thanks to the following Educational Sponsorship Partnrs: 3M Animal Care Products, American Association of Equine Veterinary Technicians (AAEVT), Abaxis, Actistatin, Adequan/Luitpold Pharmaceuticals, Animal Health International, Auburn Laboratories, Bayer Animal Health, Bioniche Animal Health, Blue Seal Feeds, Buckeye Nutrition/Mars Horsecare, Butler Schein Animal Health, CM Equine Products, Cornell Animal Health Diagnostic Center, Dan Scott & Associates, Elsevier, EquiCrown, Equine Partners America, GlobalVetLINK, Harlton’s Equine Specialties, International Veterinary Acupuncture Society (IVAS), Kentucky Performance Products, Kinetic Technologies, Land O’Lakes Purina Feed, Merck Animal Health, Merial, Mid-Atlantic Equine Medical Center, Midwest Veterinary Supply, MWI Veterinary Supply, Neogen, NJ Veterinary Technicians & Assistants, Nutramax Laboratories, Nutrena, Pall Animal Health, Patterson Veterinary Supply, Platinum Performance, Rutgers Equine Science Center, Scil Animal Care, Sound-Eklin, Southern States, Technological Medical Advancements, Triple Crown Nutrition, Universal Imaging, USDA, Vetericyn, Vet Ray Technology by Sedecal, Wedgewood Pharmacy, and Zoetis.
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