Tuesday Talks

Our popular Tuesday Talks lecture series offers horse owners and horse professionals an opportunity to learn about a variety of equine health topics from Equine Medical Center specialists and residents, and area veterinarians. 

Held in the EMC library, the talks are free of charge; however, space is limited and registration is required. Please email Sharon Peart to register. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the talks begin at 7 p.m.

A lecture by Dr. James Brown, Clinical Assistant Professor of Equine Surgery

Recent availability of commercial standing computed tomography (CT) combined with the development of standing surgical procedures permits efficient diagnosis and treatment of sinus and upper airway conditions in the horse. This lecture-based discussion led by Dr. Brown will outline procedures available at the Equine Medical Center that are performed without the risks and expense of general anesthesia.

A lecture by Dr. Elizabeth MacDonald, Clinical Instructor of Equine Medicine

Lower respiratory conditions are common performance-limiting problems in equine athletes. Dr. MacDonald will outline diagnostic and treatment options now available at the Equine Medical Center for your horse.

A lecture by Dr. Catherine Nunnery, Equine Veterinary Vision: Ophthalmology

In this talk, co-sponsored by Loudoun County Equine Alliance, Dr. Nunnery will discuss common equine ocular emergencies, when to call the vet, what to do until the vet arrives, and how we treat the problem.

A lecture by Dr. Maureen Kelleher, Clinical Assistant Professor of Sports Medicine

How is equine lameness evaluated? Follow Dr. Kelleher on the journey from initial exam, flexion tests, trotting and lunging to specialty diagnostic testing.


To learn more about our client education programs, contact Sharon Peart at 703-771-6842 or speart@vt.edu.