Online Lecture – Equine Tick Control – Challenges & Opportunities

Wed, 06 March, 2024 06:00 pm - 08:00 pm



Contact Hours

2 Hours - RACE Accredited

Early Booking Deadline

Sun, 21 January, 2024

Registration Deadline

Fri, 09 February, 2024




Internal Medicine – Endocrinology, Haematology, Infectious Diseases, Parasitology & Oncology

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Date Time
6th March 1pm - 3:00pm EST (New York)
  6pm - 8:00pm GMT (London)
  7pm - 9:00pm CET (Paris)
7th March 5am - 7:00am AEDT (Sydney)



Tick borne diseases in horses are preventable by taking steps to control tick infestations. Integrated tick management is the concept, as no one intervention is best for controlling ticks:  Using many tactics in parallel, including chemical treatments, pasture management, diligent grooming, and others reduce the chances of getting ticks, ticks going unnoticed and horses developing tick-borne disease.

This module will consist of an interactive presentation followed by extensive case-discussions presented by both the speaker and discussant with ample opportunity for attending veterinarians to ask questions and contribute to the discussion

For the past 6.5 years, Denise Bonilla has served as the USDA APHIS Strategy and Policy, National Cattle Fever Tick Eradication Program Coordinator and a Veterinary Services Entomologist in Fort Collins, Colorado. She holds a M.S. In Environmental Science and Policy Management from University of California, Berkeley, a M.S. in Biology from Georgia Southern University, and a B.S. in Entomology from the University of Florida. Her background is in Medical and Veterinary Entomology. She has worked with lice, mosquitoes, bed bugs, and specializes in ticks and tick-borne disease ecology. She is also a Veterinary Services subject matter expert for Cattle Fever Ticks, New World Screwworm, and the Asian longhorned tick.

José Reck holds a degree in Veterinary Medicine from the Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS). He has also completed master's and doctoral degrees in Cell and Molecular Biology at UFRGS, focusing on ticks and tick-borne diseases. Since 2011, he has been a researcher at the Parasitology Laboratory of the Instituto de Pesquisas Veterinárias Desidério Finamor (IPVDF), which serves as the reference laboratory for the State Department of Agriculture of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. He is actively involved in diagnostic and research activities related to parasitic diseases in animals. Dr. Reck has coordinated research projects approved by funding agencies and private companies, with a particular emphasis on the eco-epidemiology of ticks and vector-borne diseases. He is a member of the Working Group on Tick Control and Acaricide Resistance of the "Colégio Brasileiro de Parasitologia Veterinária (CBPV)". As a professor at the Graduate School in Animal Health of IPVDF, he has supervised several master's dissertations. 

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USD 105.00

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USD 80.00

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USD 80.00

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USD 20.00

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