Advanced Equine Hands-on Seminar

Saturday, May 4, 2024 ~ 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

at the

Glenoak Therapeutic Riding Center Inc.
1517 Glenoak Drive
Corpus Christi, Texas 78418

Come join IVAS in sunny Corpus Christi, Texas for a hands-on advanced equine seminar, presented by Rick Schafer, DVM, CVA. This one-day event will focus on some common and not so commonly seen cases in equine practice.  Limited spaces available for this seminar.

Richard A. Schafer, DVM, MS, CVA

About Dr. Rick Shafer


What To Expect

You can expect 6-10 horses will be diagnosed and treated with your participation during this daylong event. Just a few of the items to be covered will be to use acupuncture points to accomplish some chiropractic adjustments utilizing myofascial kinetic lines. Identification and treatment of Dai Mai blockages, myofascial trigger points and toxic scars.

Lunch will be provided by IVAS


Marvin Cain Scholarships Available

This equine event is eligible to apply for the Marvin Cain Continuing Education Fund Scholarship. IVAS is pleased to announce 8 scholarships will be awarded in the amount of US$250.00 each for tuition to attend this event.

The deadline to apply for the Marvin Cain scholarship is March 1, 2024.

Download Marvin Cain Scholarship


Information on flights, lodging and transportation

Flight information:

 Fly into Corpus Christi International Airport (CRP). Airlines that service this airport are American Airlines, Southwest and United.

The airport is located about 20 minutes to the equine event.


There is no host hotel for this event so you will need to find your own lodging. There are many other hotel locations downtown in the Corpus Christi marina area.

Some hotels near the barn.

Close to the Barn: (3.5 miles about 7 minutes)

Candlewood Suites Corpus Christi-Naval Base Area
9225 S. Padre Island Drive, Corpus Christi, TX, 78418


Closest to the barn: (2.6 miles 5 minutes)

Executive Residency by Best Western Corpus Christi
9305 S Padre Island Drive, Corpus Christi, Texas 78418 United States


Little further close to the beach (10.7 miles about 17 minutes)

Holiday Inn Express and Suites Corpus Christi North Padre Island
15209 Windward Dr, Corpus Christi, TX, 78418



NO transportation of any type will be provided by IVAS.

Rental cars – You can rent a car at the airport, there are most of the major car companies to choose from.
Uber/Lyft – Both of these options are available for you to and from the airport and to the barn and back each day.


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