Colic Webinar with Dr. Samuel Hurcombe
Dr. Samuel Hurcombe, emergency clinician, surgeon, internal medicine specialist and Clinical Associate Professor of Cornell Ruffian Equine Specialists is proud to present a FHANA webinar, Colic Considerations for the Friesian Horse. Topics include: types of colic, colic symptoms, initial actions for owners to take, treatments, outcomes, considerations for the Friesians horse and tips for prevention.
Originally from Australia, Dr. Hurcombe earned a Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery with first class honors from Murdoch University in Perth, Australia in 2003. He completed a Master of Science as well as a residency in equine internal medicine at the Ohio State University in 2008, followed by a fellowship in equine emergency and critical care in 2010. He served there as a clinical track assistant professor in equine emergency and critical care until becoming a Clinical Associate Professor at Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2014.
Hurcombe is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care and of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine. He has published numerous papers in and served as a reviewer for many peer reviewed journals and authored chapters in several books on subjects of equine veterinary care. His teaching has spanned clinical skills from surgery to lameness to neonatology. He has won numerous awards for clinical research, service, and teaching. Dr. Hurcombe’s specific areas of interest include medical and surgical gastrointestinal disease (colic); equine cardiac, respiratory, and musculoskeletal conditions; and infectious diseases.