Events & Training

Master Series: Equine Sports Medicine From Diagnosis to Rehabilitation

Master Series: Equine Sports Medicine From Diagnosis to Rehabilitation

At Nucleus ProVets, we know that continuing education is essential for veterinarians to maintain competence, improve patient care, stay current with industry standards, and adapt to the dynamic nature of veterinary medicine. Since 2020 our Joint Academy has served over 5,000 attendees with live and on-demand webinars, and now we are excited to announce our Joint Academy LIVE! 2024 event: Master Series: Equine Sports Medicine From Diagnosis to Rehabilitation!

Join us for our upcoming event, Master Series: Equine Sports Medicine From Diagnosis to Rehabilitation, a comprehensive 3-day event offering hands-on experience and in-depth lectures. This year’s focus includes the foot/pastern, complete suspensory ligaments of both fore and hind limbs, and a bonus module on upper airway diagnostics. Dive into immersive wet labs featuring ultrasound and endoscopy, with optimal student-to-horse/teacher ratios allowing ample opportunity to practice your skills. Explore topics such as localization, imaging, diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation through engaging lectures and practical sessions.

Sharpen your skills, gain practical knowledge and insight that you can apply immediately to advance your practice.

A “Must Attend” Event

Mark your calendars & register today! Joint Academy LIVE! 2024’s Master Series: Equine Sports Medicine From Diagnosis to Rehabilitation promises cutting-edge continuing education with some of the most sought-after speakers in the industry.

  • 18 CE credits (RACE approval pending)
  • Six hours of immersive wet labs with 90-minute rotations of six attendees per horse
  • Lectures offering practical advice that can be implemented immediately
  • Hosted at the world-class Equine Education Center at Spy Coast Farm
  • Hats Off Grand Prix VIP Experience Saturday night at Kentucky Horse Park is included with registration
  • Lowest registration fee for an all-inclusive lecture and wet lab experience of this caliber

NOTE: To maintain a low student to horse/instructor ratio registration is limited. Early registration is encouraged.

This program is RACE Pending for 18 CE credits.

Speaker Information

Suzan Oakley, DVM, DACVSMR, DABVP(Eq), Cert. ISELP

Dr. Oakley is a board certified specialist in sports medicine and rehabilitation, and in equine practice. Dr. Oakley is also certified by the International Society of Equine Locomotor Pathology. Her practice focuses on lameness and imaging in performance horses and she has a special interest and extensive training in the use of ultrasound for the diagnosis and rehabilitation of sport horse injuries. Dr. Oakley has lectured nationally and internationally on equine musculoskeletal anatomy and ultrasound and shares her advanced proficiency in musculoskeletal ultrasound as an instructor at veterinary ultrasound courses, including ISELP. She is also a courtesy adjunct professor in the Practice Based Equine Clerkship at the University of Florida.

Lauren Schnabel, DVM, PhD, DACVS, DACVSMR

Dr. Lauren Schnabel is a Professor of Equine Orthopedic Surgery at NC State University as well as PI of the Schnabel Laboratory, Associate Director of the Comparative Medicine Institute, and Associate Director of the NIH-funded Comparative Medicine and Translational Research Training Program (T32). She completed her DVM, surgery residency, and PhD at Cornell University and her internship at Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital. She is board certified as a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons as well as a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation. Both her clinical and research work are focused on the treatment of musculoskeletal injuries and advancing equine rehabilitation protocols. In 2019, Dr. Schnabel was named an NC State University Faculty Scholar for her success in clinical work, research, teaching, mentorship, and community outreach efforts. In 2020, Dr. Schnabel was awarded the Zoetis Award for Veterinary Research Excellence.

Caitlyn Redding Horne
Caitlyn Redding Horne, DVM, DACVSMR

Dr. Horne completed both her Bachelor of Science and Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine degrees at North Carolina State University (NCSU). Upon graduation, she completed a one year equine imaging focused internship at Equine Diagnostic Imaging in Gainesville, FL to further her education in musculoskeletal ultrasound and MRI. She then returned to NCSU for a residency in Equine Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation and became a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation in the spring of 2020. She continues to practice as a clinical veterinarian at NCSU on the Equine Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Surgery Service.

Karen Beste, DVM, DACVS-LA

Dr. Karen Beste was born in Miami, FL, and grew up in Double Oak, TX. Dr. Beste competed in barrel racing as well as high school rodeo for four years. She then went to Texas A&M University and graduated with a B.S. in Biomedical Science. Dr. Beste also played on the Texas A&M Women’s Polo Team and was team captain her senior year. She then returned to College Station, TX, for veterinary school and graduated Magna Cum Laude from Texas A&M Veterinary School. Dr. Beste completed a surgical internship at Hagyard Equine Medical Institute in Lexington, KY, followed by a rotating internship at Cornell Ruffian Equine Specialist in Elmont, NY. Dr. Beste returned to Texas A&M for a large animal surgery residency, which she completed in 2018. Once Dr. Beste completed her residency, she then moved to Wellington, FL, and worked at Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital for a little more than two years. Dr. Beste took two years off and had her daughter Clara in January of 2022. Dr. Beste joined Palm Beach Equine Clinic in January of 2023. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her husband, Stephen, and their daughter Clara, traveling, and continuing to expand her knowledge in the field of equine surgery, sports medicine, and advanced imaging.

John Hanly, MVB, MRCVS

Dr. Hanly graduated from University College Dublin UCD with a degree in Veterinary Medicine in 2005. He completed a 1-year surgery internship at Hagyard Equine Medical Institute in Lexington, KY. Returning to Ireland in 2006, Dr. Hanly took up an ambulatory position at O Byrne and Halley in Fethard, Co. Tipperary, and has continued working there ever since. The majority of his work is focused on the Racehorse and Sales work with particular interest in Two year old Breeze-up, Yearling and foal sales. Dr. Hanly has extensive experience attending Thoroughbred sales in the United Kingdom, France, Germany, the United States, and Ireland.

July 26 - 28, 2024