CSR Equine Medical Center plans winter lecture series
The Copper Spring Ranch (CSR) Equine Sports Medicine Center is holding the first of its winter lecture series on Nov. 18 in conjunction with a client appreciation dinner.
The event begins at 5:30 p.m. at the clinic, which is located on the ranch west of the Four Corners area of Bozeman, MT. It is the first in a four-part series that runs through March with experts in the field of equine medicine providing the latest information on timely topics, input on current products and services. Reference materials will be provided and raffle prizes are being offered.
The first lecture and dinner is free to those who have been non-emergency clients for the past year at the clinic and to students at Montana State University and Montana Western. For outside clients, the cost is $50 for the series, and $15 for each individual lecture.
Dr. Kenton Morgan, DVM, DACT, Pfizer Animal Heath, the featured speaker on Nov. 18, will present information about preventative medicine and parasite management during this first lecture.
Morgan has been a member of the Pfizer animal health team since 2009 after the Fort Dodge acquisition. He received his Bachelor of Science in Animal Science and a DVM degree from the University of Missouri. He is board-certified by the American College of Theriogenologists and has worked in equine practice for 11 years and has a total of 17 years of technical service experience in the animal health industry.
Here is the list of other upcoming lectures:
• Jan. 20 – Dr. Lisa Baler, DVM, CVA, Copper Spring Ranch Equine Sports Medicine Center. Baller will provide a detailed update on colic and ulcers. She has special interests in lameness, sports medicine, reproductive services, acupuncture, preventative care and alternative therapies. Baller graduated from Colorado State University in 2003 and has been practicing in the Gallatin Valley ever since. She is a registered United States Equestrian Federation veterinarian for approved rated hunter/jumper shows. She competes in hunter/jumper shows with her Thoroughbreds and Warmbloods.
• Feb. 24 – Dr. Patrick M. McCue, DVM, Ph.D., Diplomate ACT. McCue is scheduled to discuss a broad range of reproductive subjects. They include a reproductive overview, cooled semen, frozen semen and embryo transfer techniques. McCue graduated from veterinary school at the University of California, Davis, in 1986. He subsequently completed an internship in Large Animal Medicine and Surgery at the University of Pennsylvania and a residency in Equine Reproduction at the UC, Davis. He received a Ph.D. in Comparative Pathology, with an emphasis on reproductive endocrinology and ovarian pathology in the mare, from UC-Davis in 1992, and joined the faculty at Colorado State University in 1994. McCue is the director of the Equine Reproduction Laboratory and coordinates the Clinical Broodmare, Foaling and Embryo Transfer Services. He also attends to dystocias, high risk pregnancies and other equine reproduction cases at the James L. Voss Veterinary Teaching Hospital at Colorado State University. In addition to writing scientific articles and textbook chapters, McCue contributes a monthly column called “The Breeding Shed” to the American Quarter Horse Journal.
• March 24 – Speaker details pending on a program on lameness imaging and advances in lameness therapy.
For additional information, contact the Copper Spring Ranch Equine Sports Medicine Center at 406-522-4044.
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