Webcasts

All CommuniVET™ learning activities identified with this stamp are submitted for accreditation (CE credits) to the provincial bodies governing veterinarians and RVTs/AHTs. CommuniVET will issue certificates of attendance for these activities, which participants may use to claim CE credits from their respective governing body’s continuing education recognition program.

2022-05-16
27:08 min
Content presented by Vicky Chalmers, Equine saddle fitter
Back soreness, poor performance, behaviour issues, and subtle lameness… How can you tell if a horse’s saddle fits correctly? From evaluating the integrity of the saddle to discussing girths and pads, English saddle fitter Vicky Chalmers takes us through the points of saddle fitting to help you get to know the basics and allow you to guide the rider while they wait for an appointment with a professional saddle fitter.
2022-04-06
58:15 min
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Content presented by Mouhamadou Diaw, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACT
Hormonal therapy plays a primordial role in equine reproduction. In the mare, hormones are used to prevent and treat some reproductive disorders. They are also used for disorders related to hormonal imbalances and to optimize breeding management (i.e., induction of estrus, ovulation, short cycle, etc.). During this webcast, Dr. Mouhamadou Diaw will address the use and the indications of the hormones available for veterinarians involved in equine reproduction.
2022-02-17
42:31 min
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Content presented by Mouhamadou Diaw, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACT
Most mares are seasonally polyoestrous. But whatever the mode of reproduction, different steps must be considered to expect a broodmare to become pregnant quickly and to deliver a healthy foal. During this webcast, Dr. Mouhamadou Diaw discusses the steps to take into account to prepare mares for the breeding season.
2021-12-15
59:37 min
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Content presented by Jean-Yin Tan, DVM, Dipl. ACVIM (LAIM), Cert. Prof. Mgt.
The most common cause of poor performance in exercising horses is exertional rhabdomyolysis. While part I presented the diagnostic approach to muscle disorders, acute and recurrent exertional rhabdomyolysis, this session will build on those concepts by discussing another form of chronic exertional rhabdomyolysis called PSSM and other common or emerging muscular disorders in Canada.
2021-11-25
54:31 min
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Content presented by Jean-Yin Tan, DVM, Dipl. ACVIM (LAIM), Cert. Prof. Mgt.
The most common cause of poor performance in exercising horses is exertional rhabdomyolysis. In this session, you will learn to differentiate between causes of equine myopathies. You will familiarize yourself with the diagnostic approach and formulate appropriate treatment regimens for common exertional myopathies.
2021-11-30
01:05:20 min
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Content presented by Daniel Pang, BVSc, MSc, PhD, Dipl. ACVAA, Dipl. ECVAA
During this webcast, Dr. Daniel Pang will provide updated information regarding equine anesthesia and sedation procedures, including: drug protocol options and pharmacology: selection of drugs for sedation and anesthetic premedication, options for induction and short-term maintenance of general anesthesia;cardiorespiratory physiology: impact of sedation and anesthesia on the cardiorespiratory systems; and,anesthetic monitoring: assessing depth of anesthesia and monitoring equipment.
2021-10-18
59:28 min
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Content presented by Jean-Yin Tan, DVM, Dipl. ACVIM (LAIM), Cert. Prof. Mgt.
Gastric ulcers are a common disease in horses, affecting up to 95% of equine athletes. In this one-hour webcast, Dr. Tan explores the latest developments on Equine Gastric Ulcer Syndrome. You will learn to classify and grade gastric ulcers, explore risk factors, and differentiate gastric ulcers from other common conditions such as hindgut ulcers. Learn to tailor and prioritize the latest in diagnostic and treatment options, and how to advise clients on prognosis and prevention.
2021-10-18
48:38 min
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Content presented by Katie Ellis, DVM, CEVMM, CVA
Join us here as we focus on ways to incorporate an equine rehabilitation program in the field. In this one-hour webcast, Dr. Ellis reviews how to develop a rehabilitation program for the equine patient to be performed in a field setting. You will learn how to incorporate details of the rehabilitation evaluation itself and common physiotherapy exercises that can be prescribed. You will also learn adjunct tools which owners can use in the field.
2021-10-18
01:00:07 min
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Content presented by Aimie Doyle, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACVS LA
Join us here as we focus on practical ways to help you improve ocular examination techniques with real-world examples. In this one-hour webcast Dr. Doyle will review equine eye anatomy, procedures of the equine ocular exam, and presents this with an emphasis on techniques to overcome challenging situations in the field. Dr. Doyle will also review common equine periocular surgical techniques with tips and tricks for success in the field. Clinical situations where advanced therapy via referral...