February 23-24 • Equine Surgical Center at ThorSport • Murfreesboro, TN • pending ~8 HOURS OF CE


Join us for our first AAEVT Anesthesia Society event for 2024!

Featured Speakers

Lindsey Schoelen

Anesthesia Technician – ThorSport
Murfreesboro, TN

Speaker Bio
Lindsey has resided in Middle Tennessee for over 30 years but is actually an Oklahoma native. She has spent many years in varying aspects of the equine industry including training, showing, teaching, and reproduction. The last 16 years she has spent in veterinary medicine as a licensed technician for with a focus on surgery and anesthesia, as well as, medicine and triage.
Lindsey is the current Chair of our AAEVT Anesthesia Society and a former President of the AAEVT.

Liberty Getman

Surgeon – Ocala Equine Hospital
Ocala, FL

Speaker Bio
Dr. Getman graduated from the University of Florida before completing a residency at the University of Pennsylvania; she is specifically interested in lameness and orthopedic surgery.

Blake Everett

Surgeon – ThorSport
Murfreesboro, TN

Speaker Bio
Growing up on a horse farm in Tennessee, Dr. Everett recently became a Diplomate of the American Collage of Veterinary Surgeons (Large Animal). His passion for horses and the veterinary profession stems from the research he and his team performed during his residency at the Virginia–Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine and internship at Rood & Riddle.

Amy Peoples

Professional Services Veterinarian, Dechra
Austin, IN

Speaker Bio
Dr. Peoples is originally from Morgantown, Indiana and is a graduate of Purdue University School of Veterinary Medicine. She also attended the Colorado State University reproductive school. After graduating from college Amy worked for Janssen Veterinary Clinic in Sheridan, IN for 2 years and in Columbus, IN prior to opening Southern Indiana Equine in 2001. She is now also a Professional Services Veterinarian at Dechra US Equine.

Event Schedule

[ Friday, Feb 23 • 5:30-7:30pm ]

5:30P – 7:00P

Welcome Reception

DoubleTree by Hilton

[ Saturday, Feb 24 • 7am-5pm ]

7:00A – 8:00A

Arrival, Registration, Breakfast

Equine Surgical Center at ThorSport

8:00A – 9:00A

The “Ins” and “Outs” of IVC Placement: Choosing the Right Catheter

Lindsey Schoelen, LMVT

9:00A – 10:00A

How to Sedate: Roles of Different Sedation & How to Use Them

Dr. Libery Getman
Sponsored by Zoetis

10:00A – 11:00A

How Your Monitor Communicates With You

Lindsey Schoelen, LVMT

11:00A – 12:00P

End of Life Care: Becoming Familiar with Your Options

Dr. Blake Everett

12:00P – 1:00P

Lunch Break & Presentation: Fluid Therapy in the Horse

Dr. Amy Peoples
Sponsored by Dechra

1:00P – 4:00P

Afternoon Hands-on Labs

In-depth labs; topics coming soon!

1:00P – 2:00P

IVC Placement: Regular

Lindsey Schoelen, LVMT

2:00P – 3:00P

IVC Placement: Over-the-Wire

Lindsey Schoelen, LVMT

3:00P – 4:00P

Lab – Ventilator

Linsdey Schoelen, LVMT

3:00P – 4:30P

Cadaver Lab

Drs. Blake Everett and Liberty Getman

4:30P – 5:00P

Wrap-up, Discussions & Evaluations


Host Clinic:
Equine Surgical Center at ThorSport Farm
3079 Armstrong Valley Rd
Murfreesboro, TN 37128

Welcome Reception:
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Murfreesboro 
1850 Old Fort Pkwy
Murfreesboro, TN 37129

Area Hotels:
Wyngate By Wyndham Murfreesboro – 7.4 mi away
Quality Inn Murfreesboro – 8.2 mi away
Days Inn & Suites by Wyndham Murfreesboro – 8.4 mi away
DoubleTree By Hilton Hotel Murfreesboro – 8.5 mi away

Nashville International Airport (BNA) – 40 mi away

Pricing & Discounts

Registration Deadline: February 15, 2024
Space is limited to 30 seats

Best price
  • AAEVT Member

  • $ 375
    • Registration Includes:
    • All meals and social events
      All supplies and equipment
      RACE approved CE hours
    • and much more…

  • Non-Members

  • $ 750
    • Registration Includes:
    • (No discount for this event)
      All meals and social events
      All supplies and equipment
      RACE approved CE hours

Thank you to our amazing Sponsors
for helping us make this Event possible!