Hagyard Equine Medical Institute Will Have Veterinarians Onsite for the 2015 Winter Equestrian Festival

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Hagyard Equine Medical Institute, one of the world’s premier veterinary institutions, is pleased to announce it will have veterinarians onsite for the 2015 Winter Equestrian Festival. The Wellington service represents another exciting addition to Hagyard’s expanding sport horse services.

A Hagyard Sport Horse team headed by Dr. Courtney Wittich will be available for both routine and emergency veterinary care in the Wellington area from January 4-March 31.

Specializing in equine sports medicine, and emergency care, Wittich has advanced training in lameness imaging and treatment techniques through both Vet Imaging and ISELP. Her service offerings include pre-purchase examinations, ultrasounds, shockwave therapy, digital radiographs, mesotherapy, Canadian and domestic health certificates as well as routine medical care and vaccinations.

A graduate of The Ohio State University School of Veterinary Medicine, Wittich completed a sport horse internship at Hagyard Equine Medical Institute before continuing her career in a practice servicing sport horse clients in Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky and Florida. She rejoined Hagyard in 2014, and now brings her years of Wellington experience to the Institute’s WEF team.

Founded in 1876, Hagyard Equine Medical Institute is one of the premier equine veterinary facilities in the world. Based in Lexington, Kentucky Hagyard has more than 50 veterinarians and a well-educated and experienced staff of support personnel. Their facility boasts superior ambulatory services, the world-renowned Davidson Surgery Center, McGee Medicine and Fertility Centers, Hagyard Laboratory, Podiatry Center, Sport Horse division, hyperbaric medicine facilities, MRI and equine rescue services.