The 3rd Carolina Equine Sports Medicine Symposium

June 29 & 30, 2019 - Chatham County Agricultural Center, Pittsboro, North Carolina

Hosting in partnership with the Equine Podiatry Education Foundation of central California.

Our Goal: Host meetings that will continue to have unique, 

thought provoking lectures, demonstrations and discussions 

related to practical and futuristic ideas related to Equine Sports Medicine.

Saturday, June 29, 2019

8:00-9:00 AM: Registration 

9:00-9:50 AM: Physical Examination along with problems amenable to Laser therapy of sport horses, A.Luciani

10:00-10:50 AM: What is low, mid and high-power laser therapy: scientific background and applications, A. Luciani

11:00-11:30 AM: Sponsor’s Exhibit Hall Open

11:30-12:20 PM: Laser therapy and other physical therapies, use and misuse in tendon and ligament injury, A.Luciani

12:30-1:30 PM: Lunch in Exhibit Hall

1:30-2:10 PM: Post injury re-athletization of the elite sport horse, A. Luciani

2:10-2:40 PM: Sponsor’s Exhibit Hall Open

2:40-3:20 PM: Hot Topics from Physical Therapy for the Elite Human Athlete and Potential Applications for Horses, P. Friesen

3:30-4:20 PM: Application of Tissue Regeneration and Monitoring for the Prevention of Injury and Enhancement of Performance in Humans, P. Friesen

4:30-5:30 PM: Musculoskeletal Ultrasound: Image Optimization and Advanced Ultrasound Techniques, M. Lustgarten

Saturday Night Social – More Information Coming Soon!

Sunday, June 30, 2019

8:00 AM: Registration

9:00-9:45 AM: Role of shoeing in Equine Rehabilitation, D. Jensen and P. Healey

9:50-10:35 AM: Medical vs. Performance Models in Human Athletes “What you Can’t Do vs. What you Can Do.” P. Friesen

10:35-11:00 AM: Sponsor’s Exhibit Hall Open

11:00-11:50 AM: Current Trends in Strength & Conditioning, Motor Learning in Humans, P. Friesen

12:00-1:00 PM: Lunch in the Exhibit Hall

1:00-1:25PM: Monty Ruetenik – Soft Ride Equine Athletic Ice boot demonstration

1:30-1:55 PM: Ronald Riegel, DVM from Pegasus Therapy Lasers – “Laser Therapy: An Essential Modality in Equine Sports Medicine” 

2:00-2:25 PM:  Jens Stabler from Nucleus Regenerative Therapies discussing Shockwave and new Joint Therapy 

2:30-2:55 PM:  David Gilbert from Horse Power Technologies : "Introduction to FastTrack, a rehabilitative orthotic designed to support horses with flexor apparatus soft tissue injuries” 

3:00-3:30 PM: Sponsor’s Exhibit Hall Open 

3:30-5:00 PM: Case discussion lameness and shoeing evaluations of 2-3 horses.  A.Luciani, D. Jensen and P. Healey

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