Disaster Preparedness Horseman's Clinic

7 am - 4 pm

University of Illinois Large Animal Clinic
1102 W. Hazelwood Dr., Urbana, Ill.
Urbana, IL 61802
United States


Cost: $40

Register: Horseman's Clinic Registration and Website

Location: Room 100, U of I Large Animal Clinic

Course Schedule

7:15 a.m. Course Check-In & Registration 
Continental Breakfast
Exhibits Open
Large Animal Clinic
Enter via courtyard between Large and Small Animal Clinics
8:00 a.m. Don’t Panic! What to do While you Wait for the Vet
Scott Austin, DVM, DACVIM-LA
University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine
This presentation will cover basic first aid for horses with respiratory noise, eye injuries, punctures, lacerations, and three-legged lameness. Emphasis will be on determining severity of the emergency and providing immediate care that will not only be life saving but will improve outcome.
9:00 a.m. Vaccines and Physical Exams: How Preventative Care Helps to Prepare
10:00 a.m. Riding Out the Storm: Disaster Preparedness and the Down Horse
Dave Newcomb
Scott Hexum, MA, BS
University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine
11:00 a.m. Biosecurity and Controlling Disease Outbreaks
Jon Foreman, DVM, MS, DACVIM
University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine
12:00 p.m. Lunch and Raffles
1:00 p.m. Demonstrations


  1. TPR/Brief Physical Examination
  2. Splinting & Bandaging
  3. Trailer Safety
  4. Down Horse

Hospital tours


2:45 p.m. Adjourn

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