Indiana Association of Equine Practitioners

Mike Pownall, DVM, MBA

IAEP Fall Meeting

Wednesday November 2nd, 2016
8am – 5pm
6 hours of Continuing Education

 Reservations Due by Wednesday October 19th, 2016

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Mike Pownall, DVM, MBA
Welcome Dr. Mike Pownall

Prior to becoming a veterinarian, Dr. Mike Pownall worked as a farrier for seven years. His interest in equine lameness led him to attend the Ontario Veterinary College, graduating in 2001. In 2002 he and his wife, Dr. Melissa McKee, started McKee-Pownall Equine Services. Their organization is represented by 3 equine veterinary clinics with 11 vets and 20 support staff spread across the Greater Toronto Area. In 2015 he was the Veterinary Services Manager for the Pan-Am Games in Toronto, Ontario. He is also a partner with Oculus Insights, offering business education to veterinarians throughout the world.

Dr. Pownall received his MBA from the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario, and was the class valedictorian. He presents internationally on business strategy, pricing, digital marketing and technology for veterinarians. He also contributes to numerous journals on business management topics.

Dr. Pownall has a blog and podcast on veterinary business management at You can follow him on twitter @dvmbusiness and the Veterinary Business Matters Facebook Page. The website for McKee-Pownall Equine Services is and the website for Oculus Insights is

He will be speaking about various topics in practice management.


8:00 – 8:30 Registration & Visitation with Vendors

8:30 – 10:00 Pricing Strategies for Equine Veterinarians

Break-Visit Vendors

10:30 – 12:00 Pricing Strategies (continued)

12:00 – 1:30 Lunch / Business Meeting

1:30 – 3:00 Employee Reviews and Compensation

Break-Visit Vendors

3:30 – 5:00 Cash Flow Management