ECIR Group Inc. 2015 NO Laminitis! Conf - Appv'd for Vet CE

Nancy C

Dear Fellow ECIR Yahoo Members and especially veterinary professionals

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The 2015 No Laminitis Conference has been approved by AAVSB/RACE for 13 hours of Continuing Education for Veterinary Professionals*.

Number of Hours of CE for Veterinarians: 13.00 (maximum for one veterinarian: 13.00)
Number of Hours of CE for Veterinary Technicians: 13.00 (maximum for one veterinary technician: 13.00)

When: The weekend of November 6-8, 2015, expanded this year to include a full day Friday and Saturday. Sunday events will conclude at 2 pm.  

Where: Georgetown, TX (just outside Austin with international access)

Speakers: Dr. Eleanor Kellon, Dr. Robert Bowker, Dr. Philip Johnson, Dr. Benjamin Buchanan, Dr. Kathleen Gustafson, Lavinia Fiscaletti and Daisy Bicking.

Lecture Topics:  
    PPID and IR Myths and Misconceptions
    Equine Metabolic Syndrome - Its Origins and Evolution
    Ovarian Abnormalities In Mares With Refractory Insulin Resistance
    Endocrinopathic Laminitis – Changing Perspectives and Recent Revelations
    Ancillary Supplements For Horses With Laminitis And Metabolic Syndrome
    Winter Laminitis
    Understanding the Equine Microbiome
    Why Is It Good For The Coffin Bone To Be Porous While In Women We Call It Osteoporosis?
    The Suspensory Apparatus Of The Coffin Bone: Its Functioning In Health And Disease
    The Vascular Cushion Of The Frog: What Does It Do?
    Nerves, Nerves, Nerves: Why Are They So Important To The Horse?
    Trim – The Essential, Missing Ingredient
    Building Successful Teams To Rehabilitate the EMS Horse
    Case Study Presentation of Successful Rehabilitation Using DDT&E and an Effective Team
    Forage Analysis - How and Why
    Understanding Variations in Pasture Grass

Attendees: Any professional or owner who has one or more horses in their care.

Tickets will be available mid May. Cost: $280. Early bird cost: $250. Once final details are in place, registration info will be announced to the group. Keep an eye out for conference updates on Yahoo, Facebook,, and IVIS.

Venue and accommodation info may be found on  
*This program was reviewed and approved by the AAVSB RACE program for 13 hours of continuing education in jurisdictions which recognize AAVSB RACE approval. Please contact the AAVSB RACE program if you have any comments/concerns regarding this program's validity or relevancy to the veterinary profession. Participants should be aware that some boards have limitations on the number of hours accepted in certain categories and/or restrictions on certain methods of delivery of continuing education. Contact Nancy Collins at ecirgroup1@... for further information.

Nancy C in NH
February 2003
ECIR Moderator
ECIR Group Inc. Treasurer and Director

Kerry Isherwood

FABULOUS!!!!!! So good to hear this!!!!