My Account Login | Contact Us

Warning: Sensitive content
⚠️ Please note: This presentation includes pictures of clinical cases that might contain blood, wounds and other imagery that may be upsetting to some viewers. Please view at your own discretion.

"Equine Emergencies 101: What To Do When the Worst Happens," presented by Dr. Santiago Mejia, veterinarian at Cornell Ruffian Equine Specialists, recorded October 17, 2023 via Zoom.

In this seminar, Dr. Santiago Mejia discusses simple and practical information for horse owners on how to handle emergencies and what to do when stressful situations happen.

Mejia recently joined Cornell Ruffian Equine Specialists (CRES) as a full-time surgeon, covering orthopedics, soft tissue, lameness/imaging and emergency. Mejia grew up in Colombia, riding Paso Fino and Quarter horses. He has professional veterinary experience from Kentucky, North Carolina, and was previously an intern at CRES. His recent research examined ortho-biologics as potential disease modifying drugs for the treatment of equine osteoarthritis.

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.

Learn more:

Our Mission — Serving the professional horse person, amateur owners, occasional enthusiasts and sporting interests alike, the goal is to serve all disciplines – which often act independently yet have common needs and values.

Equine Info Exchange is totally comprehensive, supplying visitors with a world wide view and repository of information for every aspect related to horses. EIE provides the ability to search breeds, riding disciplines, horse sports, health, vacations, art, lifestyles…and so much more.

EIE strives to achieve as a source for content and education, as well as a transparent venue to share thoughts, ideas, and solutions. This responsibility also includes horse welfare, rescue and retirement, addressing the needs and concerns of all horse lovers around the world. We are proud to be a woman-owned business.