Demystifying equine neuroborreliosis

Published 10:00 pm Thursday, February 16, 2017

Dr. Emilie Setlakwe of Tryon Equine Hospital will discuss equine neuroborreliosis (neurologic Lyme disease), a neurologic disease of horses that is often poorly recognized, at a seminar on Feb. 28 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at Tryon Equine Hospital, 3689 Landrum Rd., Columbus.

The seminar will cover how the disease affects horses, how it is transmitted to horses, the various clinical manifestations of the disease, how best to diagnose it and the available treatment options. Dr. Setlakwe’s presentation will also include the latest research on the topic as well.

Food and drinks will be provided.

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Dr. Emilie Setlakwe is a board-certified internist at Tryon Equine Hospital. She completed her three-year internal medicine residency at the University of Pennsylvania’s New Bolton Center.

Prior to that, she performed a large animal internship in medicine and surgery at the University of Guelph and obtained her master’s degree from the University of Montreal. For more information on Dr. Setlakwe, visit

– article submitted by Kelly Rutkowski