“IR and PPID: Diagnosis and Management” webinar with Dr. Jaini Clougher

Open to the Public

When: July 14 & 21, 2019

Start Time: 1:00 pm Pacific Time (Los Angeles) and 4:00 pm Eastern Time (New York City)***
This webinar runs about 3 hours

Cost: $150 for PHCP members. $175 for non-members

6 PHCP Elective or CE Credits

Clinic Outline:

1) Equine Metabolic Syndrome
Equines at risk
Clinical signs of EMS
Diagnosis of EMS
Management of EMS
2) Pituitary Pars Intermedia Dysfunction = PPID = Cushing’s Disease
Clinical Signs of PPID
Overlap of PPID and EMS
Diagnosis of PPID
Management of PPID
3) Diet
Basic needs of all horses
Estimating caloric and protein needs
Balancing minerals
Dietary needs of EMS and PPID horses
Characteristics of good hay
Acceptable ration balancers and safe bagged feeds
4) Laminitis
Causes of laminitis
Clinical signs of laminitis
First Aid
Management of the laminitic horse
ECIR Protocol: Diagnosis, Diet, Trim & Exercise

This webinar will be recorded and available to registered participants for 2 weeks following the webinar.

Jaini L. Clougher, BVSc, BSc. Director, Veterinary Advisor of the ECIR Group. Jaini joined the ECIR outreach group in 2009 when two of her then three horses suffered laminitis within three weeks of each other and she started the ECIR recommended protocol for insulin resistant horses. With a focus on obtaining the correct diagnosis, the correct diet, appropriate hoof care and exercise, all three horses recovered.

Dr. Clougher graduated from the University of British Columbia with a Bachelor of Science in Wildlife Management, and from Massey University (New Zealand) with a Bachelor of Veterinary Science; she currently works as a small animal veterinarian. A volunteer member of the board of directors, and the ECIR Group Inc. Director, Veterinary Advisor, Dr. Clougher continues to maintain her special interest in equine metabolic issues, helping other equine caregivers who are now walking the same path.



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