Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center to Hold November Virtual Events

Webinars and virtual facility tours will be presented on November 10 and 12.
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Virginia Tech’s Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center in will present webinars for horse owners on  November 10 and November 12, each at 7 p.m. EST.

Virginia Tech’s Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center in Leesburg, Virginia, will present webinars for horse owners on Tuesday, November 10, and Thursday, November 12, each at 7 p.m. EST.

Both events are free and open to the public, but attendees must register at https://aimsbbis.vt.edu/EMC-Open-House-2020.

Hosted by Medical Center director Dr. Michael Erskine, each session will feature a video tour of the hospital, during which faculty and staff will outline exciting plans for the future; give glimpses of the center’s equine patients; and offer faculty presentations.

For the November 10 session, Dr. Elizabeth MacDonald, clinical instructor in equine medicine, will present “Colic Prevention and Treatment,” discussing treatment options and management strategies to reduce incidences of colic.

For the November 12 session, Dr. Maureen Kelleher, clinical assistant professor of sports medicine and surgery, will present “Physical Therapy for Horses,” reviewing physical exercise and manual therapies that can be implemented as part of recovery from an injury or to prevent injury from occurring.

A Q&A period will follow each session; participants are encouraged bring questions.

Click on these links to learn more about the Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center, one of three hospitals of the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine in Blacksburg, Virginia.

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