No Laminitis

August 5, 6 & 7, 2011
Early Bird Registration Available until June 30th!
First Annual ECIR Group
NO LAMINITIS! Conference

Conference Schedule

Friday Evening, August 5 - Meet and Greet
Grazianoʼs Inn - 409 North Peterboro Street, Canastota, NY
5:30pm - 8:00pm
Meet the Team, Attendees and Benefactors ~ Early Sign In
Hosted by Black Horse Consulting, Soft-Ride Inc., Triple Crown Nutrition Inc.

Saturday, August 6 - Advancing Our Understanding
DeMario Farms - 7789 Lakeport Rd, Chittenango NY
7:30 - 8:15 Sign in, Coffee and Pastry

8:15am - 8:30am
Cindy McGinley, Black Horse Consulting
Welcome and Introductions

8:30am - 12:00pm
Eleanor M. Kellon, VMD
Equine Cushing's disease and Insulin Resistance:
• The History of Insulin Resistance in the Equine
• How Cushing’s and Insulin Resistance differ
• Achieving Optimum Health and Outcome Through Correct
Diagnosis, Diet, Trim, Exercise

12:00pm - 12:45pm
Kathleen Gustafson, PhD, ECIR Group Support Team Member
• Obesity, Inflammation and Lipotoxicity
• Why Exercise is the First Line of Defense
• The Importance of Essential Fatty Acids

12:45pm - 1:45pm
Lunch under the trees
Hosted by Island Pharmacy and

1:45pm - 5:45pm
Robert M. Bowker, VMD, PhD
Physiology of the Equine Foot
• Importance of an Active Back Part of the Equine Foot
• The Impact of Incorrect Loading of the Equine Foot
• Touch Receptors and Their Effect on Foot Health
• Hoof Wall Growth and Adaptation
Breaks will be offered during lectures

DeMario Farms - 7789 Lakeport Rd, Chittenango NY
Hosted by Auburn Laboratories Inc, Horse Tech Equine Supplements, Omega Fields, Uckele Equine Nutritional Products, and Triple Crown Nutrition Inc

Sunday, August 7 - Making It Work
DeMario Farms - 7789 Lakeport Rd, Chittenango NY
7:30am - 8:00am Coffee and Pastry

8:00am - 9:30am
Question & Answer Session
Eleanor Kellon, VMD and Robert Bowker, VMD, PhD

9:30am - 12:30pm
(Concurrent workshops)
Balancing - Why and How We Do It
Patti Woodbury-Kuvik & Kathleen Gustafson

Hoof Mark-ups - What Can the Foot Tell You
Linda Ables - presented by Lavinia Fiscaletti

Trim Session
Butch Thompson

ECIR Support Team members will be available throughout the morning until final wrap up to answer questions.

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