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ISELP Orlando Wet Lab AM Session

Date: December 3, 2016
Time: 8:00 am - 11:45 am


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ISELP Wet Lab Day featuring Professor Jean-Marie Denoix and other world renowned instructors will gather at the Orange County Mounted Patrol Training Facility, just minutes from the Orange County Convention Center. This will not be like any other wet lab you've attended.  ISELP has gathered many of the top sports medicine vets and radiologist's from around the world to spend a day of intense hands on instruction.  This is truly an exceptional experience you'll want to make time for in your week's schedule of educational activities.


 The event will be held at:

The Orange Count Mounted Patrol

1 Equestrian Drive

Orlando, Florida


ISELP will be providing complimentary round-trip charter bus service to and from the venue & The Hyatt Regency Orlando.

The Hyatt Regency Orlando is located right next to The Orange County Convention Center at  9801 International Drive, Orlando, FL, 32836


The bus will arrive at 7:00 am at The Hyatt Regency Orlando at the "International Door" for a 7:20 departure to the wet lab.

The bus will be departing the Orange County Mounted Patrol  and returning to The Hyatt Regency Orlando "International Door" at 12:00 pm.



Early Bird Session - 8:00am-11:45am


7:00-7:20am-Pick Up at the "International Door" of The Hyatt Regency

7:45am-Coffee &  Pastries

8:00am-Morning Session begins with lecture and Live Ultra Sound Demonstrations of the Stifle & the Proximal Suspensory Ligament, Facilitated By: Professor Jean-Marie Denoix

9:15am-Coffee and Relocation to designated Hands On Stations

9:30am-Begin First Anatomical Region Wet Lab

10:30am-Move to Second Anatomical Region Wet Lab

11:30am-Move into the Arena and await for bus pick-up

11:45am-Bus Departure to The Hyatt Regency



Groups are limited to 50 people per session 

A Maximum of 2-5 Attendees per station

There will be 10 Ultrasound Stations, each with a horse and world-class instructor


Registrants are reminded that you can only stay for one session in order to accommodate others wishing to attend


$400.00 - Members

 $450.00 - Non- Members

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Your World-Renowned List of Instructors for the ISELP Wet Lab



Professor Jean-Marie Denoix, DVM, Phd, Assoc. LA-ECVDI, DACVSMR, Certified in Equine Locomotor Pathology (ISELP)

ISELP President


Dr. Denoix of the CIRALE (Center of Imaging and Research on Equine Locomotor Affections) in Normandy, France is considered the world’s foremost equine musculoskeletal system anatomist as well as a leading equine diagnostic ultrasonographer. Dr. Denoix is a founder and current president of ISELP and was also the 2006 recipient of the Schering Plough Equine Research Award from the World Equine Veterinary Association for outstanding applied research work in Equine Diagnostic Imaging. Jean-Marie has been the invited speaker at many international meetings in more than 30 countries around the world on topics related to clinical examination and imaging of equine locomotor problems.






Kent Allen, DVM, Certified in Equine Locomotor Pathology (ISELP)

ISELP Board Member & Executive Director


An avid competitor with American Quarter Horses throughout his youth, Dr. Kent Allen received his DVM degree from the University of Missouri in 1979.  His practice currently focuses on top level sports medicine, lameness and diagnostic imaging at Virginia Equine Imaging.  He lectures to veterinarians and horse people throughout the nation and the world on lameness, imaging and sports medicine topics.






Duncan Peters, DVM, MS, DACVSMR, Certified in Equine Locomotor Pathology (ISELP)

ISELP Board Member

Dr. Duncan Peters received his DVM in 1982 from the University of California-Davis and has been practicing sport horse medicine for over 30 years.  He became a certified member of ISELP in 2008 and sits on the Board of Directors.  He is an active AAEP member and past board of director.  He earned diplomate status in the American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation (ACVSMR) in 2013.  He was an associate professor in clinical equine lameness and sports medicine at Michigan State University, College of Veterinary Medicine, from 2012 to 2015.  Dr. Peters is currently co-owner of East-West Equine Sports Medicine, LLC, Lexington, Kentucky, a private practice focused on diagnosis and treatment of equine lameness, poor performance and overall management of the sport horse for optimum performance.  He has consulted and authored many articles in lay publications and is a contributing author for Equine Sports Medicine and Surgery, Hinchcliff et al. and Current Therapy in Equine Medicine,  Robinson and Sprayberry.  Dr. Peters is an active member in a variety of sport horse associations and a member of the United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) Veterinary and Drugs and Medication Committees. He is a USEF evaluation veterinarian for the eventing, dressage and endurance discipline international teams and a multi-disciplined Federation Equestrian Internationale (FEI) veterinarian.  He has been one of the USA team veterinarians for the para-equestrian and vaulting disciplines since 2014.  He was a member of the Veterinary Commission during the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games and the 2015 Pan American Games.  Dr Peters is a member of the North American Veterinary Regenerative Medicine Association (NAVRMA), actively competes in hunter/jumper shows and fox hunts regularly.


Russ Peterson, DVM, Certified in Equine Locomotor Pathology (ISELP)

ISELP Board Member

A native of Santa Barbara, CA, Dr. Peterson earned his Bachelor of Science, Biology from Claremont Men’s College; Master of Science, Animal Nutrition, from University of California at Davis, and Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from the University of California at Davis. In 1979, Dr. Peterson co-founded Peninsula Equine, a two-man Thoroughbred/Quarter Racing and Sport Horse practice, which quickly grew to be solely a Sport Horse practice within two short years.  During these early years, Dr. Peterson played a key role in establishing veterinary supervision and standards for the AERC endurance competitions from 1979-1990. He quickly became sought after by many of the nation’s most prestigious associations. In 1984 he was active as a founder and board member of the Association of Equine Sports Medicine, in 1986 member of the UC Davis External Advisory Board, and in 1993 began service on the California Veterinary Licensing Board Exam Committee among others.




Suzan Oakley, DVM, DACVSMR, DABVP, Certified in Equine Locomotor Pathology (ISELP)

Dr. Oakley is a board certified specialist in equine practice and is one of the few veterinarians in this country certified by the International Society of Equine Locomotor Pathology (ISELP). Her practice focuses on lameness and imaging in performance horses and she has a special interest and extensive training in the use of ultrasound for the diagnosis and rehabilitation of sport horse injuries. She feels that a complete and accurate diagnosis of the whole horse is the most effective tool in the rehabilitation of an injury, allowing the horse to return to work as soon as possible.

Dr. Oakley has lectured nationally and internationally on equine musculoskeletal anatomy and ultrasound and shares her advanced proficiency in musculoskeletal ultrasound as an instructor at veterinary ultrasound courses, including ISELP. She is also a courtesy adjunct professor in the Practice Based Equine Clerkship at the University of Florida. Dr. Oakley currently practices in Orlando, Ocala and Wellington Florida.
A classical dressage rider, Dr. Oakley is particularly interested in the use of basic dressage exercises as part of physical therapy and rehabilitation protocols. Dr. Oakley employs rehabilitation protocols and modalities into practice such as Functional Electrical Stimulation (FES), to maintain soundness and increase the horse’s comfort and performance.
Cooper Williams VMD, DACVSMR, Certified in Equine Locomotor Pathology (ISELP)
Dr. Cooper Williams graduated with honors in 1985 from the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine. He accepted a post graduate internship at Delaware Equine Center, where he developed their ultrasound imaging program. In 1987 he moved to Maryland where he worked for two years at Maryland Equine Center, also developing their ultrasound program. In 1989 Dr. Williams started his own practice, focusing on diagnostics and sports medicine in equine athletes. Dr. Williams passed his examination and was certified by the International Society of Equine Locomotor Pathology (ISELP) in 2009 and has continued on as a certified instructor with ISELP, teaching other equine veterinarians all over the world.  Dr Williams successfully passed his examination and is officially a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation in 2014 He is a member of the veterinary advisory board for ACell, Inc., a tissue engineering company.
Nick Kleider, DVM, Certified in Equine Locomotor Pathology (ISELP)
Dr. Nick Kleider’s interest in horses and sports medicine related problems grew out of his own competitive experiences with sport horses. Nick grew up with horses and developed a major interest in eventing which culminated being long listed for the Canadian Equestrian team in 1974. Since then, he has trained and competed multiple horses up to intermediate and advanced levels and competed internationally. In 2014, he was the Horse Trials British Columbia’s preliminary champion on Garrow’s Law.

Instinct and intuition, honed by nearly four decades working with race and sport horses, enables Nick to evaluate many subtle performance issues and take on a variety of locomotor puzzles. Academic curiosity and the drive to challenge himself has cultivated an interest in diagnostic imaging and he became the first veterinarian in Canada to receive internationally recognized ISELP certification in 2012.

In 2013, Nick documented a technique for how to inject the stifle joint using ultrasound guidance and published the paper that was presented at the American Association of Equine Practitioners conference in Nashville, Tennessee. Always furthering his education, he frequently attends international conferences and workshops as well as often being invited as a guest speaker.

Nan Haberman,  DVM, Certified in Equine Locomotor Pathology (ISELP)
Dr. Nan Haberman received her doctorate in veterinary medicine from Washington State University in 1987 followed with an internship at Equine Services in Simpsonville, Kentucky. She has always been interested in equine sports medicine and in 1992 opened her own veterinary practice in Snohomish, Washington with a focus on the diagnosis, imaging and treatment of equine lameness issues. Dr Haberman works on horses involved in all sport horse disciplines in addition to accepting referral cases. She is a Certified member of the International Society of Equine Locomotor Pathology.






Dr. Jose Manuel Romero, DVM, Dipl. ACVSMR, Certified in Equine Locomotor Pathology (ISELP)


Jose Manuel Romero is a challenge-enthusiast equine practitioner, with over 30 years of experience in poor performance evaluations, imaging and lameness diagnosis. He specializes in identifying and treating musculoskeletal disorders on sport horses in his private practice in Madrid, Spain.


Dr. Romero has served as the Spanish Olympic Team Veterinarian in Seoul’88, Barcelona’92, several World Equestrian Games, among many other international competitions. He is Official FEI Veterinarian for Showjumping, Dressage and Eventing and also actively involved as wet-lab instructor in ISELP modules during 2015:  Bell Equine, UK, Milano, (Italy) and  SMDC, (The Netherlands). 






Roland Thaler, VMD, DACVSMR, Certified in Equine Locomotor Pathology (ISELP)


Dr. Roland Thaler earned his doctorate in veterinary medicine from the University of Pennsylvania in 1986.  His internship was at the Delaware Equine Center in Cochranville, PA.  In addition to owning and operating a private practice, he is an Adjunct Professor at Michigan State University and a clinical instructor at Baker College.  He is a Certified Member of the International Society of Equine Locomotor Pathology, Certified Member of the College of Animal Chiropractors and a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation.








Kurt Selberg,  MS, DVM, MS, DACVR, Certified in Equine Locomotor Pathology (ISELP)


Kurt Selberg is a North Idaho native; where his family owned a quarter horse ranch.  He received his bachelors degree in animal science from the University of Idaho.  He then went on to obtain a master of science in nutritional physiology from the University of Florida.  After completing his doctorate in veterinary medicine from Washington State University, he completed an equine sports medicine internship at Virginia Equine Imaging in Middleburg, VA. Dr. Selberg completed a three year radiology residency at Colorado State University.  Following his residency he completed fellowship in advanced imaging with training from Colorado State University and from Musculoskeletal Radiologists at The Imaging Center in Fort Collins, CO. Dr. Selberg gained status as a diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Radiologists in 2013. He is currently an Assistant Professor of Radiology at the University of Georgia. His area of interest is the equine athlete and small and large animal musculoskeletal radiology. 



Sarah Puchalski, DVM, DACVR

Dr. Sarah Puchalski hails from Roberts Creek, British Columbia, Canada.  She has a bachelor of science degree from Simon Fraser University in B.C. and graduated veterinary school in 1999 from the University of Saskatchewan in Saskatoon.  Following veterinary school she completed a 2 year program (internship/ residency) in Field Service and Sports Medicine at New Bolton Center, the large animal hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.  She then pursued further training in diagnostic imaging at the University of California, Davis completing a 4 year residency in 2005.  She attained board certification by the American College of Veterinary Radiology in 2004.  

Upon completion of her residency, she obtained a faculty position in the Department of Surgical and Radiological Sciences at the University of California, Davis earning tenure in 2012.  During that time she was actively involved in didactic and clinical teaching, research and clinical diagnostic imaging.  She has authored or co-authored more than 40 scientific articles and multiple book chapters relating to diagnostic imaging in veterinary medicine.
In 2013, Sarah left the University to build a diagnostic imaging consulting business.  Currently she reads MRI, CT, nuclear scintigraphy and radiographs for clinics around the world with clients in the USA and Canada, Australia, continental Europe and the UK.  She is based in Wellington, Florida during the Winter Equestrian Festival at Palm Beach Equine Clinic where she is responsible for the interpretation of imaging studies on equine athletes competing during the winter season.  During the remainder of the year she is based in Petaluma, California at Circle Oak Equine.  Sarah is an avid show jumper competing in the amateur owner divisions in Wellington and Northern California.  
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