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Dr. Robert Bowker on the Equine Hoof

This is a four-part webinar series. Each part will run about 2.5 to 3 hours with plenty of time for questions.

Part 1 – December 12 – “Normal Pathology” in the equine foot.

Part 2 – December 19 – Trimming the foot: Are you sure you are helping the horse??

Part 3 – January 9 – Pain localization is NOT the main function of the nerves in the foot!

Part 4 – January 16 – Blood flow according to anatomical gurus: Scant to poor supply of blood vessels.

Robert M. Bowker, VMD, PhD is a professor emeritus of Neurobiology and Anatomy at the Pathobiology and Diagnostic Investigation Department at Michigan State University. As a research scientist and educator, Dr. Bowker has made significant contribution to understanding the dynamic and functional architecture of the equine foot, exploring areas not previously considered. He is an internationally recognized author, lecturer, and teacher with an extensive publication list of more than 150 publications.

In 2008, Dr. Bowker established the Michigan Equine Podiatry and Laminitis Research Center, where he continues to pursue collaborative research programs with experts from around the globe.