UMW News BureauThe Copper Springs Ranch (CSR) equine sports medicine team will be featured in the first free speaker presentation of the University of Montana Western Equine Studies Department on Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2009. By Wally Feldt The Copper Springs Ranch (CSR) equine sports medicine team will be featured in the first free speaker presentation of the University of Montana Western Equine Studies Department on Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2009. At 6 p.m., there will be a tour of the CSR mobile veterinary clinic outside of Block Hall on the UMW campus. The main presentation will be in the Great Room of the Swysgood Technology Center at 7 p.m. with speakers Mandi Holland, D.V.M. and Ellis Farstved, D.V.M. of the CSR sports medicine team. Holland and Farstved are board certified equine surgeons. “This will be an informative discussion for a variety of students, from pre-veterinary to business,” Montana Western instructor Layne Carlson says. “This is an educational experience that will give multiple departments an opportunity to experience and relate to equine studies.” Located outside of Bozeman, Mont., Copper Spring Ranch’s local veterinary service travels the western United States assisting equine athletes with their state-of-the-art trailer. The evening—co-sponsored by the UMW rodeo team and Copper Spring Ranch—will be open to the community.
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