April 23, 2008

An equine facility in Texas dedicated to the treatment of diseases and lameness associated with the foot is hosting a podiatry conference in June.

Reata Equine Hospital, a seven-doctor referral hospital located in Weatherford, Texas, will host the exas Equine Podiatry Conference on June 6 and 7, which is hopes will become an annual event.

The conference will be presented along with the grand opening of The Podiatry Center at Reata, the only north Texas facility specifically dedicated to the treatment of diseases and lameness associated with the foot.

The speakers are world-renowned veterinarians/farriers Dr. Scott Morrison or Bob Agne, DVM, CF of Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital; Dr. Ric Redden, DVM, CF of the International Equine Podiatry Center; Gene Ovnicek, RMF of Equine Digit Support Systems and Natural Balance; Dr. Robert Cole, DVM, DACVR of Animal Imaging Center; Dr. Bo Brock, DVM of Brock Veterinary Hospital; and Dr. Britt Conklin, DVM, CF of Reata Equine Hospital.

The Friday conference meeting will be held at the Doss Heritage and Cultural Center in Weatherford, Texas, and the Saturday wet labs/demonstrations will be located at Reata Equine Hospital.