Indiana Association of Equine Practitioners

Jack Easley, DVM, MS, DABVP, DAVDC

Meetings are held twice yearly on the first Wednesday of March and November.

 IAEP 2024 Spring Meeting

Wednesday, March 6, 2024

8:30am – 4:50pm
6 hours of CE

Location: Boone County Fairgrounds, Witham Pavilion

 Reservations Due by February 21, 2024

Register Online


Jack Easley, DVM, MS, DABVP, DAVDC
Equine Dental Specialist
Easley Equine Dentistry

Dr. Easley received a DVM degree from Tuskegee University in 1976. In 1982, he was certified as a Diplomate for the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners (Equine) and was recertified in 1992, 2002, and 2012. Jack Easley served as a surgeon at Kansas State University and Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine, where he completed an Equine Surgical Residency, Master’s Degree in Surgery and became an ABVP (Equine) Diplomate. Since 1982, he has been in private equine practice with an emphasis on dentistry. In 2014, he was certified by the American Veterinary Dental College (Equine). He edited the first major equine dentistry textbook, Equine Dentistry, has written multiple research and clinical papers, and is regarded a pioneer of the recent revival of scientific equine dental studies. He most recently has become board certified by the American Veterinary Dental College as one of the first Equine Dental Specialists.

Dr. Easley is also the co-editor and major contributor of Equine Dentistry texts, including lead author on a new Equine Dentistry & Maxillofacial Surgery text.

Dr. Easley resides in Shelbyville, Kentucky where he owns a private practice emphasizing equine dentistry, oral and maxillofacial surgery, medicine and reproduction.


Dr. Easley will be joined by his dental residents Dr. William “Bo” Rainbow and Dr. Helio Vasco who will be helping present the following topics.

 8:00am –  8:20am  Registration / Opportunity to visit with Vendors

8:30am –  9:20am  Lecture 1

  • Historical Milestones in Equine Veterinary Dentistry (progress in instrumentation, diagnostic equipment, sedation, local anesthesia, and imaging)

 9:30am – 10:20am Lecture 2

  • Developmental dental disease (malocclusions, congenital deformities, juvenile growths and tumors, injuries to the head in young horses) 

10:30am – 11:10am Break for Visiting with Vendors

 11:10am – noon  Lecture 3

  • What Constitutes a “Modern Equine Dental Checkup” (what your practice should try to deliver for each dental contact)

noon – 1:25pm Lunch (Provided, from Shoup’s Country Foods) / Vendors / Business Meeting

1:30pm – 2:20pm Lecture 4

  • Dental Pathology is More Than Sharp Points (how to diagnose and treat periodontal disease, dental caries, endodontic disease and crown fractures)

2:30am – 3:00am Break for Visiting with Vendors

3:00pm – 3:50pm Lecture 5

  • Dental Radiographs (when they are indicated, how to take, and when to obtain help with interpretation)

4:00pm – 4:50pm Lecture 6

  • Common Dental Problems in the Geriatric Horse (EOTRH, abnormal crown wear, periodontal disease, loose and expired teeth)