2014 convention - january 17-19 at the Crowne Plaza in Madison, WI
UMECRA Convention - a time for learning!
This year's UMECRA convention will be highlighted by Sabrina Brounts DVM, MS, Diplomate ACVS/ECVS. Dr Brounts is an Associate Professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Large Animal Surgery. Her research interests include soft tissue surgery (gastrointestinal surgery, such as colics) and sports medicine of the equine athlete (such as lameness and ligament and tendon healing). She has presented her research at national and international meetings as well as received multiple prestigious grants for her research in tendon healing.
She will discuss topics that are of interst to all horse owners - tendon injuries (including the latest research she is doing in this area), arthritis in the horse, and wounds: what to do and what NOT to do.
There will be a question and answer period at the end of her talk to be ready with your questions!
2013 convention is scheduled for January 18-20 in Oconomowoc, WI
DATE and LOCATION: The 2013 UMECRA convention will be held on January 18-20, 2013 at the newly remodeled Olympia Resort in Oconomowoc, WI (1350 Royale Mile Road- Hwy 67). The resort is approximately 1 mile off of I94.
SPEAKER: We all travel with our horses to events, rides, trails, campgrounds, etc. Have you ever wondered what you would do if you and your horse were involved in a trailer accident? What can you do until help arrives? Come to the convention and find out. Our guest speaker is Dr. Howard Ketover. Dr. Ketover has been instrumental in bringing large-animal rescue training to Wisconsin. Dr. Ketover’s presentation will cover portions of large animal rescue training and he will be providing us with valuable information on what we can do until help arrives!
ENTERTAINMENT: On Saturday night we will enjoy live music provided by Gary Cross. Gary’s music ranges from country, rock and roll to contemporary; he does it all.
ROOMS: The room rate is $95/night for single and double rooms, $105 for triples and $115 for quads. Breakfast buffet is included for each registered guest each night
RESERVATIONS: Call 800.558.9573 and ask for the UPPER MIDWEST rate. Reservations must be made by December 19th.
2012 Convention in rockford was a huge success!
If you would like to order the 40th anniversary DVD Pictorial Presentation, that DVD is 15.95.
Each individual session from the convention (Art Priesz, Dr. Robert Beecher, Roundtable, and Meg Sleeper) are 9.95 ea. You can purchase the entire set of all five DVD's for 39.95.
Please go to www.dougpalme.com/proofs and select the UMECRA group, all the items are listed. Its also important that you select DVD shipping because its a lot cheaper to ship DVD's than prints.... You can order it and mail a check if you prefer, that option is available in the checkout. This method is really the best so we don't miss an order from anyone. If you have any additional questions, please feel free to email Doug Palme at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 314-677-5586.