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"Tuesday Talks"

The Equine Medical Center's popular "Tuesday Talks" lecture series offers horse owners and horse professionals the opportunity to learn about a variety of equine health topics from our clinicians, residents, and guest speakers. 

In 2023, lectures will be offered hybrid with participants welcome to attend in person at the Equine Medical Center or remotely through a webinar link. 

Tuesday, Feb. 14, 7 p.m.—8 p.m.
"Let's Get Moving! Regenerative medicine for orthopedic injuries"
Jennifer Barrett, DVM, Ph.D., DACVS, DACVSMR
Theodora Ayer Randolph Professor of Equine Surgery
From stem cells to blood-based biologics, the choices for treating tendon, ligament, and joint injuries are myriad. Learn the biology behind the therapies, most notably the evidence supporting their use.  

Tuesday, Mar. 14, 7 p.m.—8 p.m.
"The Scoop on Loose Poop: Equine Diarrhea"
Elizabeth MacDonald, BVMS, MS, DACVIM (LAIM)
Clinical Instructor of Equine Medicine
Diarrhea in the horse can range from mild chronic diarrhea to acute severe diarrhea. The common causes of diarrhea in the horse will be reviewed, along with ways to diagnose the underlying cause, and when to become concerned as an owner

Tuesday, Apr. 11, 7 p.m.—8 p.m.
Equine Respiratory Disease: It’s a lung story
Megan Marchitello, DVM
Clinical Instructor of Equine Medicine
An overview of the equine respiratory tract and common pathology.

Tuesday, May. 9, 7 p.m.—8 p.m.
Lumps and Bumps - Common Equine Skin Tumors
Teresa Hopfgartner, DVM
Resident, Equine Surgery
While cancer is not as prevalent in horses as it is in humans, cancers of the skin are fairly common in horses and most of them are easy to spot. We will be discussing the most common skin tumors in horses - sarcoids, squamous cell carcinomas and melanomas - in horses and discuss how (surgical) treatment is applied and what you can expect following treatment. 


To learn more about our client education programs, please call 703-771-6800.

Bandaging Video Preview
Featuring Rosie Barwick, VN, DipAVN (surg), EVN, LVT

Horse bandaging handouts

Authored by Rosie Barwick, VN, DipAVN (surg), EVN, LVT
▪︎  Equine Bandaging: Applying a Lower Limb Bandage (PDF)
▪︎  Equine Bandaging: Applying a Lower Hind Limb Bandage (PDF)