|Date:||Fri 16th Jul 2021 - Sat 17th Jul 2021|
|Location:||near Stuttgart, Southern Germany (Stuttgart Airport)|
|Contact Hours:||15 ATF Hours (to be confirmed)|
|Course Language:||English (German Moderation)|
|Early Booking Deadline:||Sunday 6th June 2021|
|Registration Deadline:||Friday 18th June 2021|
* VAT (= MWST/MOMS/SALES TAX) will only be added for certain UK vets attending courses abroad and for all attendees when attending courses in the UK.
Conditions affecting the back, pelvis and sacroiliac region are common in the horse and can cause pain, poor performance and lameness. Over the past decade the axial skeleton has been extensively researched; this new knowledge combined with recently published retrospective studies have shed light on these previously poorly understood problems. This 2-day practical course is suitable for veterinarians from mixed and equine practice who are keen to update their knowledge on the pathophysiology, clinical presentation, diagnosis and up-to-date therapy of back, pelvic and sacroiliac problems in the horse.
In the mornings the following topics will be covered in well-illustrated lectures and case presentations:
Open and frank discussions are encouraged during the dedicated question times and the speakers will share their personal experiences (successes and failures) with attendees.
In the afternoons, 7 hours of practical sessions will give attendees the opportunity to put theory into practice on live horses and equine specimens and to ask questions in small groups (2 – 4 attendees / ultrasound machine), all under the supervision of specialists. The following practical sessions will be covered during the course:
The course fee includes lunches at a restaurant, coffee/tea breaks, extensive electronic course notes and a certificate of attendance. On the evening of the first day all attendees are invited to attend the wine & cheese reception. Attendees can choose to only attend the lectures (= Lectures Only) on this course or can register for the entire course (= Lectures & Practical Sessions). Early course registration is recommended as there are only a limited number of places available.
This course is suitable for RCVS Modules: B-EP.3; C-E.4; C-E.6; C-E.7; C-E.15; C-E.17; C-VDI.5
European & RCVS Specialist in Equine Surgery
Graham qualified from the University of Bristol with Honours in 1979. He then spent 8 years in equine practice in Wendover, Newmarket, Arundel, and Oxfordshire including a stud season in New Zealand. Whilst in practice Graham studied for and gained a Certificate in Orthopaedics (CertEO) and a Diploma in Stud Medicine (DESM) from the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons. In 1987 he became a Lecturer in Equine Surgery and Reproduction at Glasgow University. Whilst at Glasgow, Graham obtained a PhD by thesis on Neonatal Foal Ophthalmology and a Fellowship of the RCVS by examination in 1994. He then joined the University of Edinburgh as a Senior Lecturer in Large animal surgery in 1994. In 1997 he became a member of the European College of Veterinary Surgeons (ECVS) by examination. Graham then set up a private equine consultancy practice based on the Scottish Borders in 1998 and currently consults in clinics in Scotland and northern England, and occasionally in Europe. He has furthermore been a Visiting University Equine Surgeon at Cambridge Veterinary School from 2007-2009 and in 2011.
Graham is interested in all areas of Surgery especially Orthopaedics and General Soft Tissue Surgery. His interests however also include Diagnostic Imaging and Ophthalmology. Graham has been lecturing extensively across the UK and also in Europe and is an Editor for Equus Vetstream. He has published over 60 refereed papers and book chapters and is one of the editors of the book ‘Clinical Equine Medicine, Surgery and Reproduction’. Graham has furthermore been the team vet for the British Driving Team from 1994-2000 and for the British Dressage and British Vaulting Teams in 2002. He was also a FEI veterinary delegate at the Athens 2004 Olympics.Full details
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Kay has been a saddler for over 50 years. Initially working on the bench making saddles and bridles, she started to specialise in saddle fitting in the early ‘70s having seen the effect quite minor changes to the saddles had on her show jumping horses. She is a Master Saddler and was recently amongst the first group of people to be awarded the new qualification of Master Saddle Fitter from The Society of Master Saddlers (UK). Semi-retired from regular saddle work, she spends her time teaching and speaking on the subject of saddle fitting and is lead lecturer for the Society of Master Saddlers on their International Qualified Saddle Fitter courses.Full details
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Henk graduated from Utrecht University, The Netherlands, in 1988. He spent the six years that followed working in two equine clinics in the north and southwest of The Netherlands. In 1994, Henk joined Lingehoeve Diergeneeskunde equine referral hospital in the heart of the Netherlands as equine veterinarian in the ambulatory practice. Since 2000, he has specialised in orthopaedics including lameness exams, pre-purchase exams and diagnostic imaging (radiology, ultrasound, scintygraphy and contrast CT). Henk gained his ISELP certification in 2008.Full details
European Specialist in Equine Surgery
David qualified from University College Dublin in 2003, before travelling to New York where he worked for four years in equine veterinary practice. Subsequently returning to Ireland he established his own equine ambulatory practice, focusing on imaging and treatment of equine athletes. David is a European Specialist in Equine Surgery and his main area of interest is orthopaedic surgery and lameness. He completed an equine surgery residency programme at University College Dublin before successfully passing the ECVS examination in February 2017. David moved to the UK in June 2016 where he worked for a year as the surgeon in the Western Counties Equine Hospital in Devon. Before moving to the Philip Leverhulme Equine Hosptial, David spent a year as the surgeon in Bourton Vale Equine Clinic, near Cheltenham. His most recent research involves investigating ultrasound-guided sacroiliac and cervical facet injection techniques. He has published work in the fields of joint surgery and synovial sepsis.Full details
Telephone: 07252 / 93 64 – 0
From the A5
Take the exit Bruchsal and follow the B35 towards Bretten, after ca. 20 km turn right to Bretten (B294) Follow Pforzheim. Past the village/town turn right towards Sprantal. After ca. 200m turn left to Salzhofen.
From the A8
Take the exit Pforzheim Nord, follow the B294 towards Bretten, ca. 15 km. Turn left before the town sign Bretten towards Sprantal. After ca. 200m turn left to Salzhofen.
Take the B10 towards Pforzheim, then follow B35 towards Bretten. Take the exit Bretten-Ost, turn left onto L1103 towards Pforzheim. Past the village/town turn right towards Sprantal. After ca. 200m turn left to Salzhofen.
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“Great balance between theory & practical wetlabs, interesting speakers of high quality, not exclusive to specialist vets, but suitable for all.”
Folke Rohrssen, Cahir, Ireland - Back, Sacroiliac & Pelvic Problems of the Horse course, Finland
“Good lectures, very well organized and I am very pleased with the knowledge that I gained.”
Malin K. Austnes, Wroclaw, Poland - Back, Sacroiliac & Pelvic Problems of the Horse course
“Very user friendly, quite informal, a lot packed in two days but brilliant content. Learnt loads, and increased my confidence. Would highly recommend.”
Phil Richards, Mendip Way Equine Clinic, Bristol, UK - Back, Sacroiliac & Pelvic Problems of the Horse course