Events & Training

Promoting Excellence in Equine Medicine

Peterson Smith Equine Hospital is proud to offer this full-day CE program discussing various topics in equine medicine.

World Equestrian Center
1390 NW 80th Avenue, Ocala, FL 34482
Cost: $100

Pre-registration is required. Registration ends Sunday, February 5.

8:00 am – Where to Image After Blocking – Dr. Kurt Selberg
9:00 am – Computed Tomography: What Can You See? – Dr. Kurt Selberg
10:00 am – Subchondral Cystic Lesions – Dr. Marcos Perez
11:00 am – Diseases of the Digital Flexor Tendon Sheath – Dr. Andrew Smith
1:00 pm – Equine Neurodegenerative Diseases – Dr. Lisa Edwards
2:00 pm – Polyacrylamide Hydrogels in Joints – Dr. Scott McClure
3:00 pm – Regenerative Medicine for Soft Tissue Injuries – Dr. Scott McClure
4:00 pm – Roundtable Discussion with Speakers

Each session will be approximately 50 minutes with 10 minutes of Q&A at the end.
Breakfast & Lunch Included



This program has been approved by AAVSB for 7 hours of RACE credit.

Speaker Information

Kurt Selberg, MS, DVM, Dipl. ACVR

Kurt Selberg is a North Idaho native; where his family owned a quarter horse ranch.   After completing his doctorate in veterinary medicine, he completed an equine sports medicine internship at Virginia Equine Imaging in Middleburg, VA. He is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Radiologists and found member of the equine diagnostic imaging college.  His area of interest is the equine athlete and musculoskeletal diagnostic imaging.  He has been the onsite imaging expert for the world equestrian games and the Olympics.  Aside from radiology, he also enjoys skiing , jiu jitsu, fishing, spending time with good friends and family, his wife Katie, 2 children Beckett and Calder, and two yellow labs.

Marcos Perez, LV, MSc, DACVS-LA

Dr. Perez has a strong background in equine medicine, obtaining his veterinary degree from the School of Veterinary Medicine of Complutense University in Madrid, Spain, then completing a 1.5-year equine internship at the School of Veterinary Medicine of Complutense University along with a master’s degree in Veterinary Research. Dr. Perez completed an equine surgery internship at Milton Equine Hospital in Ontario, Canada in 2013, then at Hagyard Equine Medical Institute in Lexington, Kentucky in 2015. From there, Dr. Perez worked as an equine surgery resident at University of California, Davis from 2015-2018. He became a diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons in 2019 and  continued at University of California, Davis as an equine surgeon after the completion of his residency. Dr. Perez has now joined Peterson Smith as an associate surgeon.

Andrew Smith, DVM, PhD, DACVS-LA

Dr. Smith had a passion for horses from an early age and started riding cutting horses when he was a teenager. Dr. Smith graduated from North Carolina State University’s School of Veterinary Medicine in 2009 and stayed on to do a one-year rotating internship in equine medicine and surgery. He then completed two internships before starting his residency at the University of Florida, which he completed in 2014. During his residency, Dr. Smith worked on a grant studying the effects of gene therapy on osteoarthritis. He completed a PhD at the University of Florida and was subsequently hired there as a clinical faculty member. In 2017, he became a diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons. He also became a certified veterinary medical manipulation practitioner in 2019. Dr. Smith worked at Woodside Equine Clinic in Virginia for 2 years and has made his way back to Florida to join the Peterson Smith team as an associate surgeon.

Lisa Edwards, DVM, Dipl. ACVECC and Dipl. ACVIM

Dr. Lisa Edwards is originally from South Florida and completed her Bachelor of Science and Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degrees at the University of Florida. Following veterinary school, she completed an internship at a busy private practice hospital in Ocala, FL and then moved across the country to Davis, California. Dr. Edwards completed a 3 year large animal internal medicine residency at UC Davis and stayed on to complete a 2 year fellowship in large animal emergency and critical care. After working as a staff veterinarian with the UC Davis Equine Internal Medicine Service for the past year, she will be joining Peterson Smith.

Scott McClure

Dr. Scott McClure received his veterinary degree from Iowa State University in 1990. He then completed an internship and surgery residency at Texas A&M. Dr. McClure became boarded by the American College of Veterinary Surgeons in 1995, and received his PhD from Texas A&M in 1996. He was in private practice in Oklahoma, then returned to university practice at Purdue University. Dr. McClure was at Iowa State University from 2000 to 2016 specializing in equine lameness and surgery, becoming an American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation Diplomate in 2015. He then returned to private practice and established Midwest Equine, a surgery and sports medicine facility in Central Iowa. Dr. McClure has published many peer reviewed articles and has presented scientific and continuing education seminars nationally and internationally.

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