March 22-24  Peninsula Equine Medical Center  Menlo Park, CA 12 hours of CE


Join us for our first AAEVT Anesthesia Society event for 2019. Dr. Bidwell will be presenting a full weekend of basic to intermediate equine anesthesia topics and wet labs!

Featured Speakers

Dr. Lori Bidwell

Lexington, KY

Speaker Bio
The AAEVT Anesthesia Society’s core instructor, Dr. Lori Bidwell, received her DVM from Michigan State University in 2001 where she also completed an anesthesia residency.  She is a diplomat of the American College of Veterinary Anesthesiologists and is a certified veterinary acupuncturist and massage therapist. Co-owner and Founder of East-West Equine Sports Medicine, Dr. Bidwell not only cares for equine patients, she also practices small animal, with an emphasis on canine acupuncture. She avidly competes in the Adult Jumpers and Equitation and enjoys exploring the many locations she visits by hiking with her dogs.

Nicole Bone

Lexington, KY

Speaker Bio
Surgery Technician Supervisor at Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital (Lexington, KY), Nicole is passionate about practicing and teaching anesthesia. She loves to travel, read and spend time with family and her 3 pets. Nicole is also currently on our 2019 AAEVT Executive Board as our President-Elect.

Event Schedule

[ March 22 • 6pm-8pm ]

6:00P – 8:00P

Welcome Reception & Social

Get into the event early and beat the rush.

Location TBD

[ March 23 • 8am-8pm ]

8:00A – 8:30A

Arrival, registration & breakfast

Peninsula Equine Medical Center

8:30A – 9:30A

Equine Anesthesia Basics

9:30A – 10:30A

Anesthesia Anatomy Review

10:30A – 11:30A

Monitoring Techniques: Basic pain management

11:30A – 12:30P


12:30P – 5:00P

Wet Labs


  1. Inhalant Anesthesia
  2. Anatomy Models: head, neck & hindlimb
  3. Catheter Placement Models: venous & arterial
  4. Suturing Techniques

5:30P – 7:30P

CE Dinner w/ presentation on Sedation

Speaker: Paula Whittler
Sponsored by Zoetis

Italico Restaurante
341 California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94306

[ March 24 • 9am-4pm ]

9:00A – 10:00A

Anesthesia for Emergencies

Peninsula Equine Medical Center

10:00A – 11:00A

Dealing with the Worst Case Scenario

11:00A – 12:00P


12:00P – 2:30P

Wet Labs


  1. Sedation demonstration: Which drug for which horse for which scenario?
  2. Field Anesthesia

2:30P – 4:00P

Q&A: How to do a Case Study


Peninsula Equine Medical Center
100 Ansel Lane
Menlo Park, CA  94028

Nearby Hotels

Hilton Garden Inn Palo Alto  •  6 mi from host clinic (~14 min drive) •  ~$165/night

Residence Inn by Marriott Palo Alto  •  4 mi from host clinic (~12 min drive) •  ~$180/night

Dinah’s Garden Hotel  •  8 mi from host clinic (~20 min drive) •  ~$235/night

Pricing & Discounts

This is an AAEVT Members ONLY event
Space is limited, so register Today!

Best price
  • AAEVT Anesthesia Society Member

  • $300
    • Registration Includes:
    • Priority registration
      All meals and social events
      All supplies and equipment
      12 RACE approved CE hours
    • and much more…

  • AAEVT Member

  • $ 300
    • Registration Includes:
    • All meals and social events
      All supplies and equipment
      12 RACE approved CE hours
    • and much more…

  • AAEVT Student Member

  • $ 300
    • Registration Includes:
    • (No Student discount for this event)
      All meals and social events
      All supplies and equipment
      12 RACE approved CE hours
    • and much more…

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