Progressive Hoof Care Practitioners

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NO Laminitis Virtual Conference

A Virtual Conference Presented by the ECIR Group


Eleanor M. Kellon, VMD
Robert M. Bowker, VMD, PhD
Kathleen Gustafson, PhD
Elaine Norton,  DVM, MS, PhD, DACVIM-LA
Shannon Pratt-Phillips, MS, PhD, PAS
Paige Poss, APF, Anatomy of the Equine, LLC
Pete Ramey, PHCP Practitioner/Clinician


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

Ticket Pricing

Full Lecture Admission $280
Early-bird (Registration prior to 07.30.21) $250
Virtual Group Early Bird (2+ at one dedicated Zoom link) $500

Veterinary Professional Early Bird $250
Qualified Veterinary students $175

Conference Topics  

EMS – What It’s Not.
Protein and Iron — Their Affect in EMS and PPID Horses.
Pros and Cons of Forage Analysis and Targeted Supplementation.
The Effect of Exercise on Glucose Metabolism and Insulin Sensitivity in the Horse.
Strategies for Using Exercise as Part of Dietary Management for Overweight and/or Insulin Resistant Horses.
Common EMS and PPID Pharmaceuticals.
Emerging EMS and PPID Pharmaceuticals.
The Genetics of EMS.
The Impact of Genetics on Height and Insulin Dysregulation in Welsh Ponies.
Take it with a Grain of Salt – Navigating Nutritional Fact and Fiction.
Reading the Foot – Thinking Vertically.
Reversing Hoof Capsule Rotation and Distal Descent.
Looking Internally at Distal Descent and Rotation in the Hoof.
Estimating Palmar Angle when Looking at the Hoof.
What is a Normal Foot? Questions Need to be Asked.
Trimming Practices Can Encourage Decline in Overall Foot Health.
Winter Laminitis: Why the normal trim can make an episode worse.
How Trimming Can Improve Foot Structure and Function.
Recordings will be available to all attendees for six months post conference at a private Zoom Link.

This conference is approved for 20 PHCP Elective or CE credits for members attending.