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MARS EQUESTRIAN™ Equine Veterinary Continuing Education Series 2023 date and topics announced

Additional on-demand continuing education series on The Performance Horse still available

August 31, 2023 (McLEAN, Va.) – Building on two years of successful live and on-demand webinars for continuing education credits, MARS EQUESTRIAN™ Sponsorship will be hosting two educational webinars. This time the focus will be providing relevant updates on nutrition and diagnostics and how you can implement the latest research into your equine veterinary practice. This year, the program will take place in the morning and afternoon of one day, Saturday, November 4, 2023. The webinars are pending four Registry of Approved Continuing Education (RACE)-CE credits to veterinarians and veterinary technicians. The virtual program will be available at no charge and will cover research-based nutrition, along with the latest in laboratory diagnostics and clinical recommendations.

The program, “Nutrition and diagnostic updates: implementing the latest research into your practice,” will take place as follows:

Morning Session: 10:00am – 12:30pm EDT

            -Will include formal updates on research, diagnostics and nutrition, utilizing practical information that can be applied in the field by a panel of equine experts and a special guest.

Afternoon Session: 1:00-3:30pm EDT

            -A panel discussion of equine experts will discuss several practical case studies and how applying research advances in nutrition and diagnostics can help to improve clinical outcomes. Topics covered will include PPID, Laminitis, Obesity, Gastric Ulcers and Colic.  

To sign up for more information, visit https://web.antechdiagnostics.com/equinewebinarseries and fill out the form for announcements at the bottom of the page.

In addition to this virtual event scheduled for the fall of 2023, the three on-demand webinars (two credits each) from 2022 on the topic of The Performance Horse remain available for continuing education credits in the library of recorded webinars at https://web.antechdiagnostics.com/equinewebinarseries. Also available at no charge, the recorded webinars offer relevant research and provide up to date nutritional advice, as well as current guidance on diagnostics.

Each on-demand session must be registered for individually. These are replays of the original webinars held in the fall of 2022. After each recorded session, attendees are required to take a quiz, which will be scored, before receiving RACE credits.

This virtual educational series integrates Mars, Incorporated’s equine-focused products and services which include WALTHAM™ Science, ANTECH™, SOUND®, BUCKEYE™ Nutrition and SPILLERS™ Brands working together to promote total equine wellness.  

About Mars, Incorporated

For more than a century, Mars, Incorporated has been driven by the belief that the world we want tomorrow starts with how we do business today. This idea is at the center of who we have always been as a global, family-owned business. Today, Mars is transforming, innovating and evolving in ways that affirm our commitment to making a positive impact on the world around us. 
 
Across our diverse and expanding portfolio of confectionery, food, and petcare products and services, we employ 133,000 dedicated Associates who are all moving in the same direction: forward. With $40 billion in annual sales, we produce some of the world’s best-loved brands including DOVE®, EXTRA®, M&M’s®, MILKY WAY®, SNICKERS®, TWIX®, ORBIT®, PEDIGREE®, ROYAL CANIN®, SKITTLES®, BEN’S ORIGINAL™, WHISKAS®, COCOAVIA®, and 5™; and take care of half of the world’s pets through our pet health services AniCura, Banfield™ Pet Hospitals, BluePearlEmergency & Specialty Hospitals, Linnaeus, and VCA™.

We know we can only be truly successful if our partners and the communities in which we operate prosper as well. The Mars Five Principles – Quality, Responsibility, Mutuality, Efficiency and Freedom – inspire our Associates to take action every day to help create a world tomorrow in which the planet, its people and pets can thrive. 
 
For more information about Mars, please visit www.mars.com. Join us on FacebookTwitterInstagramLinkedIn and YouTube.

About MARS EQUESTRIAN™

MARS EQUESTRIAN™ Sponsorship, funded by Mars, Incorporated is the link between our iconic brands and the equestrian community. For generations, Mars has celebrated a rich equestrian heritage, and through purposeful partnerships, MARS EQUESTRIAN Sponsorship is committed to the sport and building an enduring legacy. From world-class competitions across all equestrian disciplines, to stewarding the power of horses on society and sustainability, the MARS EQUESTRIAN Brand is dedicated to our purpose to improve the lives of horses, pets, and the people who love them. For more information please visit www.marsequestrian.com and join us @marsequestrian.

About ANTECH™ and SOUND® EQUINE

For more than 30 years, Antech Diagnostics has been a leader in providing high-quality diagnostic laboratory and imaging solutions with over 70 labs throughout North America. Building upon extensive scientific inquiry and data analysis, ANTECH™ Equine has developed new platforms to address the health conditions of veterinary patients through risk assessment and diagnostics.  ANTECH Equine Health Program is designed to promote preventative health care by enabling veterinarians to incorporate wellness programs into their practice at an affordable price. Antech is constantly working to improve the level of equine health care and has partnered with Sound® Equine to expand their diagnostic capabilities through imaging. Sound® Equine, the pioneer of veterinary DR and the creator of the NEXT Equine DR system, is the exclusive provider of GE Ultrasound and Samsung mobile CT systems for the US veterinary market. Additionally, Sound® Equine developed and innovated Regenerative Laser Therapy, which has helped countless horses get back to work and into the winner’s circle.  Above all, ANTECH and Sound® Equine values partnership, both in our long-standing relationships with industry-leading vendors and our continued dedication to the largest veterinary customer-base in the market. Visit us at antechdiagnostics.com. Follow us on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook.

About the BUCKEYE™ Nutrition Brand

The BUCKEYE™ Nutrition brand combines science, innovation and a genuine passion for horses to produce the highest-quality, safest feed possible. Every product is formulated by equine nutritionists and produced in a state-of-the-art, medication-free facility. The BUCKEYE Nutrition brand takes feed safety seriously, using only 100 percent pure ingredients delivered daily and traced from field to feed bucket. These stringent quality standards are backed by Mars, Incorporated. All BUCKEYE Nutrition products are underpinned by science from the Waltham Petcare Science Institute, a world-leading authority on animal care. In business since 1910, Mars Horsecare US is passionate about unlocking the full potential of horses, allowing them to live longer, healthier and happier lives. Visit BuckeyeNutrition.com.

About the SPILLERS™ Brand

The SPILLERS™ Brand is a proud partner in care and strives to lead, support and communicate research to continually expand knowledge and improve horse health worldwide. Having produced the first ever compound feed for horses back in 1958, the SPILLERS Brand now has feeds to suit all types of horses and ponies, including fibers, balancers, Laminitis Trust approved products and a superior range of thoroughbred breeding and racing feeds.

All SPILLERS products are underpinned by science from the Waltham Petcare Science Institute, a world-leading authority on pet nutrition and home to the WALTHAM™ Equine Studies Group, led by Professor Pat Harris, MA, PhD, VetMB, DipECVCN, MRCVS.

The SPILLERS Brand is part of Mars, Incorporated, who put quality at the heart of everything.


About the Waltham Petcare Science Institute

The Waltham Petcare Science Institute is Mars Petcare’s pet research center. Our work focuses on the nutritional and behavioral needs of pets, as well as preventive health. We use this knowledge to support development of innovative products and services, advancing science to deliver our Purpose: A BETTER WORLD FOR PETS™. The WALTHAM™ Equine Studies Group, which is headed by Professor Pat Harris, MA, PhD, VetMB, DipECVCN, MRCVS, is dedicated to advancing the science of horse nutrition and provides the scientific support for  Mars Horsecare globally including the BUCKEYE™ Nutrition, SPILLERS™, and WINERGY™ brands. By collaborating with key research institutes and universities around the world its work remains at the forefront of equine nutritional science.

Contact:
Abby Jacobi
Sr. Marketing Associate
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