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North Carolina Veterinary Medical Association to Host Equine Seminar on Feb. 23

NCVMA Equine Seminar in Pinehurst Offers Eight Hours of Continuing Education

Raleigh, NC, February 03, 2013 --( The North Carolina Veterinary Medical Association ( has announced that it will host its annual NCVMA Equine Seminar on Saturday, Feb. 23 from 7:30 a.m. to 5:45 p.m. at the Pinehurst Resort, located at 80 Carolina Vista Drive in Pinehurst, N.C. The wet lab portion of the seminar will be held at the NC State Equine Health Center, located at 6045 US Highway 1 North in Southern Pines, N.C. The Equine Seminar will cover a variety of topics including equine head ultrasound-guided aids, equine head radiography, equine sinus trephining, ocular pain management, soft tissue laceration repair of the head, dental procedures and more. The seminar offers eight hours of continuing education for its attendees.

Two types of registration are available for this seminar. Full registration includes four hours of lectures, four hours of wet labs, breaks, handout materials and lunch. Partial registration includes four hours of lectures, breaks, handout materials and lunch. To register for the seminar, visit

“The NCVMA is excited to host the Equine Seminar this February,” said Claire Holley, executive director of the NCVMA. “Drs. Vaala and Clode will lead a variety of sessions on equine veterinary medicine that will be both educational and enjoyable for all attendees.”

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- The Equine Seminar is open to both members and non-members of NCVMA.

- The education sessions will be led by Dr. Wendy Vaala and Dr. Alison Clode.

- Seminar sponsors include Merck Animal Health and NCVMA.

- In addition to the educational equine sessions, attendees will receive a special seminar rate on rooms for $135 a night at the Pinehurst Resort.

About The North Carolina Veterinary Medical Association:
The North Carolina Veterinary Medical Association (NCVMA) is a professional organization of veterinarians dedicated to compassionate animal care and quality medicine. The NCVMA promotes integrity and excellence in veterinary medicine, provides the highest quality continuing education programs and conferences, supports its members through public relations and marketing efforts to the public and governing officials, lobbies on behalf of the interests of the entire profession, and serves as an advocate and voice for veterinary medicine in the state. As recognized experts in veterinary medicine, NCVMA members are frequently asked to contribute their opinions and lend their expertise to media outlets throughout North Carolina and around the country, including The News & Observer, Charlotte Today, Wilmington Star-News, Fayetteville Observer, Greensboro News & Record, USA Today, Yahoo!, ABC News and News14 Carolina. For more information, visit, or call (800) 446-2862 or (919) 851-5850.

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