USHJA Webinars

The USHJA is proud to host online webinars via CrowdCast. The USHJA webinar series offers free, easy access to a variety of relevant topics featuring industry professionals for equestrians to view from anywhere.  Create a free account wtih CrowdCast to join all our interactive webinars, free of charge.  

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Each webinar lasts approximately 45-60 minutes and includes a Q&A session. If you would like to see a webinar about a specific top, please email suggestions to

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Travis Burns Webinar

Travis Burns will discuss basic hoof anatomy; defining “ideal hooves” and common issues Hunter/Jumper horses and ponies experience. Learn how to avoid thrown shoes, about topical ointments and dressings, various pads, and how to help keep your equine sound from the ground up year-round.

The webinar is free via this link:

Travis Burns, CJF, TE, EE, FWCG is an Associate Professor of Practice in the department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences at the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine at Virginia Tech. His clinical and research interests include laminar morphology and hoof crack repair materials. He is one of six Americans to become a Fellow in the Worshipful Company of Farriers (by examination) from the United Kingdom (FWCF). He currently serves as the Chief of Farrier Services in the Equine Podiatry Service of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital.

He has served the American Farrier’s Association in the past as a regional director and tester. He currently serves as an examiner, chairman of the education committee and as President of the association.

Contact: Lindsey Irvin, (859) 225-6705

January 28, 2020
6:00 p.m. (EST)