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Wed, Feb 12


Far Western Tavern

New Developments in Equine Rescue

Join Dr. John Madigan as he discusses: The Loops Rescue System and Lessons Learned From the Camp Fire. Have you been called to help move a horse from a trailer, a ditch, mud, etc or a horse needing a brief vertical lift? The Loops Rescue Kit does all that. Get a demo of this simplified method.

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New Developments in Equine Rescue
New Developments in Equine Rescue

Time & Location

Feb 12, 2020, 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Far Western Tavern, 300 E Clark Ave, Orcutt, CA 93455, USA

About the Event


John Madigan DVM, DACVIM, DACVAW  is a distinguished professor of medicine and epidemiology at the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine. He is  board certified in two specialties -  Large Animal Internal Medicine and  Animal Welfare.  He is a clinician in equine medicine at the Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital where he started the UC Davis  Veterinary Emergency Response Team in 1990. He was a founding member of the California Animal Emergency Response committee. He is an expert in disaster and emergency response involving large animals and published over 170 peer reviewed scientific publications. He  has designed large animal rescue equipment including the Anderson sling and the UC Davis Large Animal Lift.  He recently designed a simplified rescue loops system for first responders and veterinarians. Madigan has created a veterinary disaster and emergency response curriculum for the School of Veterinary medicine. The UC Davis VERT team is also a medical reserve corp (MRC). Madigan and his VERT team have responded to requests for mutual aid in numerous fires, floods, and technical rescue requests including helicopter equine rescue. Recognitions for his contributions and  field response efforts to aid animals in emergencies and disasters include  the American Veterinary Medical Association animal welfare award, American Association of Equine Practitioners lifetime achievement award and the University of California –Davis alumni association distinguished service award in 2018. 

When:   Wednesday February 13th

6:30 - 7:00 -  Check In and Social

7:00 - 9:00 - Lecture 

Where:  Far Western Tavern

300 E Clark Avenue, Orcutt

**Event is for MCVMA Members Only**

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