Mark your calendars!

Anatomy, Booting, Casting & Power Tool Trimming 2 Day Clinic with Jeannean Mercuri and Christina Krueger
October 14th and 15th, 2017
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2017 NO Laminitis! Conference
October 27-29, 2017 in Tucson, AZ
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20 Elective/CE PHCP credits

Anatomy and booting clinics with Ann Szolas in Aberdeen, WA.
-Booting clinic November 11, 2017
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-Anatomy clinic November 12th, 2017
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The Smart Way to Feed Horses
A two part webinar taught by Carol Layton B.Sc M.Ed
This course will be 2 consecutive Sundays, January 21st and 28th, 2018.
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The PHCP is excited to announce that Dr. Debra Taylor DVM will be teaching an online Reading Radiographs Clinic in February 2018!
Check back for for info and dates.

Beginning Diet & Lifestyle on-line course, Required

Oats
  1. Natural diet and lifestyle vs. domestication
  2. Basic Nutrition
    • Digestion
    • protein
    • carbohydrates
    • fat
    • minerals
    • vitamins
  3. NRC Guidelines – a brief summary
  4. How diet and lifestyle affect hooves and health
    • Recognizing the signs of insulin resistance
    • Nutritional Factors Affecting Hoof Health
  5. Evaluating a ration
    • Hay
    • Pasture
    • Concentrates and supplements
    • Salt and electrolytes
  6. How to Read a Feed Label
    • Doing the math
  7. Forage Analysis – putting it all together

Download:
PowerPoint
or PDF version.



Booting and Shoe Removal Clinic, Required

Some of the things you will learn during this clinic include:
– the various methods of shoe removal for ease and comfort to both horse and trimmer
– how to fit and use a wide variety of boots including all of the EasyCare boots, Renegades, Soft Rides, Cavallo, etc. based on performance or rehab needs
– how and when to use hoof casting and Vettec products
– which padding options to utilize for various pathologies and rehab needs
– how to perform modifications and repairs to boots
– pricing and stocking your boot inventory
-Cost $150
(This clinic is approved for 8 PHCP Educational or Continuing Education credits)

Currently scheduled dates:

~November 11th, 2017 in Aberdeen, WA with Ann Szolas
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Anatomy Clinic, Required

– Preserved specimens and bones will be examined followed by trimming and dissections of cadaver legs.
– Common pathology will be discussed.
– Cost $150.
(This clinic is approved for 8 PHCP Educational or Continuing Education credits)

Currently scheduled dates:

~November 12th, 2017 in Aberdeen, WA with Ann Szolas
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  • One Radiograph Reading clinic and One Advanced Nutrition clinic are Required.
  • Each Student must take a minimum of two Elective clinics.
  • Advanced and Elective Clinics may be taken at any time during the Training Program.
  • (Note–If you attend or a planning to attend a clinic that we do not have listed below, you can submit a request for approval to have it counted as an Elective Clinic)

Radiograph Clinic, Required (prerequisite Anatomy)

Choose from:

Radiograph


“Basics of Reading Radiographs” online course with Dr. Kellon. Register at www.drkellon.com
(This online course is approved for 12 PHCP Educational or Continuing Education credits)
Or
“Basics of Reading Radiographs For Hoof Care” Webinar Course with Dr. Cindy Nielsen of Founder Warriors www.founderwarriors.com.
Click here for more info
.
(This online course is approved for 12 PHCP Educational or Continuing Education credits)


Advanced Nutrition Course, Required

Choose from:

“NRC Plus”online course with Dr. Kellon. Register at www.drkellon.com
(This online course is approved for 12 PHCP Educational or Continuing Education credits)
Or
“The Smart Way to Feed Horses”
A two part webinar taught by Carol Layton B.Sc M.Ed
Click here for more info and to register.
(This online course is approved for 6 PHCP Educational or Continuing Education credits)
Currently scheduled dates:

January 2018
 

PHCP Elective Clinics: