Anatomy 101

Just a quick lesson in anatomy today.. this is a handy chart to study and memorize! Note that some bones have alternate names. Veterinarians tend to say P1,2,3 (for Phalanx 1,2,3)  instead of pastern and pedal. The pedal bone is also known as the coffin...
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IET F1 Class

  On the weekend of March 19-20, Dr. Debra hosted Tom and Yolanda Mayes of Integrated Equine Therapies for a wonderful, enlightening clinic. The techniques taught were the basics of what Dr. Debra does on a daily basis and they were taught by one of her mentors. The focus was on issues in the front quarters of the horse as these are the main trauma patterns seen. It was a combination of some...
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Old Pueblo Pioneer Ride

Last week, Dr. Debra participated in the Old Pueblo Pioneer Ride in Sonoita, AZ. On the first day, there was only one veterinarian due to a last-minute cancellation so she filled in. The second day, Dr. Debra rode Mariah and they took fifth in The Limited distance ride. The next day, her friend rode Mariah and she rode Desi. Desi was second and Mariah was 3rd in the LD!! Way to...
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Eastern Mojave Scenic Endurance Ride

Dr. Debra participated in the Eastern Mojave Scenic Endurance Ride last week where she placed 1st on Day 1, 2nd on Day 2, and tied for 2nd/3rd on Day 3.   She had great company to enjoy the trails with and the weather was perfect. Take a look at the gorgeous...
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Survey Says….

The results are in from our education survey – “thank you” to all who gave us their input! And congratulations to Letha Simmons on winning the State Line Tack gift certificate.   First we asked about the style of delivery you prefer: Seminar – 70% Webinar – 30% Teleseminar – 4% Workshop – 62% Evidently ‘in person’ is preferred over...
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Today is National Tooth Fairy Day!

  Did you know that horse’s lose their baby teeth just like we do?? Horse’s teeth begin to erupt in the days after birth. By 1 year of age, a horse has all of its deciduous (temporary) teeth. Between the ages of 2.5 and 5 years, these 24 deciduous teeth will fall out and be replaced with permanent teeth!! With all of this rapid change happening in your horse’s mouth, it is...
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