Equine Seminar Series

Cornell's Equine Hospital, the New York State 4-H Horse Program and Cornell Cooperative Extension are proud to host the Equine Seminar Series. Monthly talks presented equine experts on important equine health and management topics. The seminars are free to attend and open to the public. We hope you will join us and other equine enthusiasts for this exciting learning opportunity!

Due to the COVID-19 restrictions, the seminar series will be held ONLINE only until further notice.

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Contact: Sarah Bassman srb238@cornell.edu

Equine Seminar Series Spring 2021

Welcome to a new season of Cornell's Equine Seminar Series! Our audience has steadily been growing as the news spread about the quality of our content. In the fall we had equine enthusiasts from all over the world tuning in! Thank you for your support!

What's new? To accommodate a larger audience registration is required.

The perks?

  • Submit questions and feed back in advance.
  • Use the social media links on the registration page to invite others to join.
  • You will receive a follow-up communication with additional resources provided by the speaker and seminar recording.

Zoom Tips

Please be sure to download or update the Zoom app before the meeting begins.

Joy Tomlinson


April 20, 2021 @ 6 p.m.

The Ins and Outs of Equine Asthma

Presented by Joy Tomlinson, DVM, Equine Internal Medicine Specialist

Dr. Tomlinson received her DVM from Cornell University in 2010 and completed a large animal internal medicine residency at New Bolton Center, University of Pennsylvania in 2014. She has been a clinician in the Equine Nemo Farm Animal Hospital since 2014.

Dr. Tomlinson is also a Research Associate at the Baker Institute for Animal Health in the Van de Walle lab. Her current research focuses on the characterization of two recently discovered equine hepatitis viruses: equine parvovirus-hepatitis, the suspected cause of Theiler’s disease in horses, and equine hepacivirus, a cause of chronic hepatitis.  Her clinical research includes investigation of Equine multinodular pulmonary fibrosis (EMPF), which can be mistaken for asthma. 

May 18, 2021 @ 6 P.M.

Emerging Infectious Diseases

Presented by Toby Pinn-Woodcock, DVM, Equine Internal Medicine Specialist and Extension Associate with the Department of Population Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences

June 15, 2021 @ 6 P.M.

5 Tips for Keeping Your Horse Sound

Presented by Michelle Delco, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVS, Assistant Research Professor, Department of Clinical Sciences, Equine Surgery Specialist