Mark your calendars!

Saddle fit clinic with Dave Genadek of About The Horse Saddlery, hosted by Christina Cline.
June 29-30, 2018 in Twisp, Washington.
Registration deadline April 30, 2018.
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PHCP 2018 Conference!
Oct. 25th – 28th 2018 in Reno, NV
Confirmed speakers — Pete Ramey, Christina Cline, Jaini L. Clougher, Cindy Nielsen  and Mary Debono.
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Fall Anatomy and Booting clinics in Aberdeen, WA with Ann Szolas
Nov 10th, 2018 Booting and Shoe Removal Clinic – Click here for more info and to sign up.
Nov 11th, 2018 Anatomy Clinic – Click here for more info and to sign up
February 2019, Tuscon, AZ, Dates TBA.
Beginning & Advanced Anatomy with Paige Poss
Booting, Power Tools and Casting with Jeannean Mercury
Anatomy, Booting, Casting and Power Tools in Ridge, NY with Jeannean Mercury
June 2019 Dates TBA
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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:

Nov 10, 2018 in Aberdeen, WA with Ann Szolas
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Feb, 2019 Dates TBA in Tuscon, AZ with Jeannean Mercury
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June, 2019 Dates TBA in Long Island, NY with Jeannean Mercury
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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:

Nov 11, 2018 in Aberdeen, WA with Ann Szolas
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Feb, 2019 Dates TBA in Tuscon, AZ with Paige Poss
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June, 2019 Dates TBA in Long Island, NY with Jeannean Mercury
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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)

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)


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.
(This online course is approved for 6 PHCP Educational or Continuing Education credits)
Currently scheduled dates:

Check back for 2019 dates.
 

PHCP Elective Clinics: