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February 11-12, 2023. Laminitis | Founder Clinic and the use of Clogs

Hoof Doctor presented:
⚡️ Laminitis | Founder Clinic and the use of Clogs ⚡️
February 11-12, 2023
This is a rare, possibly a once in a lifetime, opportunity to learn from two clinicians with a combined 76 years of experience and hundreds of successfully treated laminitic and foundered equines.
Presented by Dr. Michael Steward DVM of Oklahoma, United States & Steve McConnell (AFA, OFA, and FITS) of Ontario, Canada.
👨‍⚕️ Dr. Michael Steward spent 40yrs as a veterinarian, treating both large and small animals, in a depressed socioeconomic region where his innovative style saved many patients with minimal cost to the client. Dr. Steward has spoken throughout the U.S. and Europe and his original AAEP paper on this biomechanical orthotic accelerated it's acceptance.

The biomechanics of the clog have revolutionized equine podiatry and been represented in many scientific papers, books and publications.
This 2-day clinic will cover the causes, progression of physiological, morphological and biomechanical changes as well as treatment and recovery from this life-threatening condition.
Day 1, Saturday,  February 11th 9am-5pm
📌 Dr. Michael Steward, the pioneer of the clog for use in laminitis and founder will explain the history and development of the original "Steward" clog's orthotic effects and benefits.
📌 Madeline Boast, MSc Equine Nutrition, an independent equine nutritionist, will discuss the management of your equine's diet during and after a laminitis/founder diagnosis and treatment.
📌 Dr. Stephanie Crawford DC CAC will then discuss the importance of supporting the whole horse utilizing a variety of modalities during treatment and recovery.
📌 Steve McConnell will go through the process of "creating a plan" in order to ensure the best possible outcome, returning the equine to mobility, establishing a team of professionals and realistic expectations and goals for all involved.
This will be followed by modifications to clogs and the criterion, precautions and numerous case studies ending the day with a Q&A with clinicians and speakers.
Day 2, Sunday, February 12th, 9am-5pm (approximate finish time)
Starting with a summary of day 1 we will have hands-on demonstrations of clog application for a variety of conditions, scenarios and the safe and efficient removal of clogs.
Local veterinarians will be informed of the clinic and if there are current/active cases of laminitis and founder available, that can be transported to the venue safely, Dr. Steward and Steve will treat them on site in the afternoon.
McKee-Pownall Equine service will be providing us with a veterinarian to not only ensure the comfort and safety of any horses there for the live demonstration but will also provide radiographs and venograms prior to and after treatment. 
This clinic is open to farriers, veterinarians, veterinary assistants, all equine professionals, trainers, owners and anyone interested in learning more about this life-threatening condition.
There are applications out for CE credits for equine professionals where applicable and I will update as to their approval and number of credits.
The venue:
Ancaster Fairground's
Agriculture Event Centre
630 Trinity Road South
Jerseyville, Ontario, L0R 1R0
(This building is heated and has bleacher seating available).
$250 for the weekend
Multi ticket discounts for barns (please contact:
A catered lunch will be provided as well as coffee throughout the day.
We will also be giving out free product to all attendees at the clinic.
Host Hotel: 
Days Inn by Wyndham Brantford
460 Fairview Dr, Brantford, ON N3R 7A9
Phone: (519) 759-2700
🔮 McKee-Pownall Veterinary Service
🔮 On Course Chiropractic
🔮 Balanced Bay Equine Nutrition Consulting
🔮 Derek Poupard / 3D Hoofcare
🔮 Farrier Product Distribution
🔮 Professional Farrier Supply
🔮 System Equine
(with more to be updated as we get closer to the event)
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