Apr 05, 2021

IDCTA Presents: “Lameness Diagnostics - Figuring Out What’s Wrong When Your Horse is Off” with Dr. Sarah Peters

On April 21, 2021, at 7:00 p.m. CST join the Illinois Dressage and Combined Training Association (IDCTA) for Session #1 of the IDCTA Veterinary Zoom Series.

Sarah Peters, VMD, CVSMT, CERP of Forward Equine Veterinary Services will discuss recognizing when your horse might need a lameness evaluation, what to expect from the exam, and how a diagnosis is made. An overview will be given of both procedures: diagnostic analgesia (nerve blocks) and diagnostic imaging, such as radiographs, ultrasound, CT, and MRI.

Bio: Dr. Sarah Peters graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine (“PennVet”). She completed internships at Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital in Lexington, KY, and New Bolton Center – PennVet, as well as an orthopedic research fellowship in Switzerland. Dr. Peters is certified in veterinary spinal manipulative therapy (aka “animal chiropractics”) and is also a certified equine rehabilitation practitioner. She started Forward Equine Veterinary Services in 2016 and provides sports medicine and rehabilitative care to horses in eastern Wisconsin and northern Illinois.

If you have questions for the presenter, please submit them by April 14th to [email protected] or [email protected]

CLICK HERE to sign up for the Zoom meeting.

Mar 24, 2023 Profile

Keane’s First FEI Win Propels the Veterinarian to Capital Square USEA Adult Amateur of the Year Title

Being spontaneous has paid off for Kevin Keane and Sportsfield Candy. “I bought him on a Wednesday and showed him on a Thursday,” Keane recalls about his first event with his Irish Sport Horse gelding, then 9 years old, at Plantation Field Horse Trials (Unionville, Pennsylvania) in September 2016. “I owned him for part of a day, and the next morning I showed up at a CCI and jogged him up for a two-star, and we went clean and clean and clean.”

Mar 23, 2023 Competitions

CDCTA Spring Horse Trials Waives Late Entry Fee Through Friday, March 24

THANK YOU to everyone who has already entered the USEF/USEA Recognized CDCTA Spring Horse Trials scheduled for Sunday, April 9 in Berryville, VA. We will continue to take late entries through Friday, March 24 using USEA’s Xentry system. If you still want to come compete, please enter! The late fee has been waived through Friday, March 24.

Mar 23, 2023

USEF Announces the Appointment of Hallye Griffin as Director of FEI Sport

The U.S. Equestrian Federation announces the appointment of long-term US Equestrian employee Hallye Griffin as Director of FEI Sport. Griffin will assume the duties of former Director of FEI/High-Performance Sport, Graeme Thom, who has chosen to step away from his role to attend to personal matters.

Mar 23, 2023 Sponsor

Sidelines Magazine Increases Support for the USEA in 2023

The United States Eventing Association, Inc. (USEA) is thrilled to announce that Sidelines Magazine will not only be returning as a “Media Partner of U.S. Eventing,” but they will also be supporting the Association as a “Contributing Level Sponsor of the USEA Emerging Athletes U21 Program” and a “Prize Level Sponsor of the USEA American Eventing Championships.” Sidelines Magazine will give the USEA additional promotion and exposure through their printed and digital media products, while also providing prizes for participants at the AEC and EA21 clinics.

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