On October 4, 2012, from 7:00-9:00 p.m., Joan Norton VMD, DACVIM of Norton Veterinary Consulting and Education Resources (NVCER), will present a workshop on equine metabolic issues in Cicero, IN. The event, Mares Who Care, is an educational evening for women sponsored by Nutrena and MBR Feed Store.
Dr. Norton will discuss the clinical signs and treatment of metabolic issues in horses. Rob Martin from Nutrena will discuss how to feed the special needs horse and TJ Clibborn will present a Natural Horsemanship demonstration.
"We expect a great turnout of engaged participants at this fun and enlightening event," Dr. Norton said. "It is satisfying to have the opportunity to inform horse owners and caregivers about metabolic issues. I want to thank Rob Martin and everyone at Nutrena and MBR Feed Store for putting this event together."
The event will be held at the Mary Sue Randolph Stable at 3000 E 216 Street in Cicero, IN. For more information about this event call: 317-758-5088 or email MBRfeedstore@gmail.com.
Dr. Norton founded Norton Veterinary Consulting and Education Resources to promote equine veterinary education to horse owners, professionals and veterinarians. NVCER offers both face-to-face and online courses for horse enthusiasts and continuing education for veterinarians and technicians. In addition to education on both general and focused topics, NCVER offers case-by-case equine and large animal internal medicine consulting services for veterinarians to review blood work, ultrasounds, x-rays, research topics and/or supply the latest, up-to-date information to help diagnose and manage challenging or mysterious cases.
Dr. Norton is the author of Equine First Aid Handbook, a useful pocket-sized book, perfect to tuck into the trunk at the barn, which contains must-have information on how to recognize and handle common equine emergencies.