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Veterinary Spinal Compendium

An Educational Resource for Owners, Practitioners, and Animal Care Teams

Expanding the boundaries of knowledge and increasing the awareness of spinal disorders in animals through the delivery of exceptional educational opportunities, shared clinical experiences, and exploration of innovative research.

Online Learning

Find online learning opportunities about spinal issues in horses to expand your knowledge base or to support your professional development requirements.

Neurophysiology Module

Module Description Learning Objectives Instructor 4 Hours of CE Credit and RACE Approved Diagnosis and Management of Spinal Pain and Dysfunction in Horses This course

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Webinars

See what participants had to say about past webinars, which you can still purchase.

Register for March 21st webinar.

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Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) and Hyoid Apparatus

There may be some confusion and controversy about the role of the TMJ and hyoid apparatus in the horse. In this webinar, Dr. Haussler will review the anatomy and biomechanical features of these structures and what the science tells us about the TMJ’s association with dental disorders. The contribution of the hyoid apparatus to performance issues is controversial. Clinical signs and assessment methods will be presented, and participants will be invited to ask questions and share their experiences.

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Latest Blog

Read the latest blog post and register for the next Community Gathering to participate in the conversation.

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The Whole-Body Assessment

As an equine or canine practitioner, do you always take the time to perform a full-body assessment of your patient before determining your treatment plan? Did your training program provide detailed hands-on training of assessment techniques? As an animal owner, do you expect your practitioners to do such assessments? The Whole-Body Assessment blog post explains why assessment is critical and provides some practical guidance for documenting your findings.

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Our Mission

Expanding the boundaries of knowledge and increasing the awareness of spinal disorders in animals through the delivery of exceptional educational opportunities, shared clinical experiences, and exploration of innovative research.

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