Back, Sacroiliac & Pelvic Problems of the Horse – A 2-Day Practical Course


Date: Fri 6th Oct 2023 - Sat 7th Oct 2023
Venue: Pool House Equine Clinic
Location: near Birmingham, Midlands (Birmingham or Heathrow Airport)
Contact Hours: 15 Hours
Course Language: English
Price:
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ATTENDEE TYPE LECTURES ONLY LECTURES & PRACTICAL SESSIONS
Qualified Vet -
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GBP 990.00
GBP 1090.00
2nd vet, same clinic -
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GBP 940.00
GBP 1040.00
Intern/Resident (Requires Proof of Status) -
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GBP 550.00
GBP 550.00
Veterinary Student -
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GBP 200.00
GBP 220.00
Vet & Vet Tech (L&P both) -
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GBP 1785.00
GBP 1965.00
Vet L&P / Tech L-only -
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Early Booking Deadline: Sunday 27th August 2023
Registration Deadline: Friday 8th September 2023
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* 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.

 
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Fri 6 – Sat 7 October 2023 – A 2-Day Practical Course

 

COURSE DESCRIPTION

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.

On the first day the following topics will be covered in well-illustrated lectures and case presentations:

  • Clinical examination of the back
  • Anatomy & Imaging of the back
  • Diagnostic techniques for back conditions
  • Common conditions of the back
  • Less common conditions of the back
  • Saddle fit assessment
  • Sacroiliac disease – Pathophysiology & Diagnosis
  • Sacroiliac disease – Injections & Therapy
  • Clinical examination of the pelvis and hip
  • Imaging of the pelvis and hip
  • Soft tissue and muscle conditions of the pelvis
  • Bony problems affecting the pelvis and hip

Open and frank discussions are encouraged during the dedicated question times and the speakers will share their personal experiences (successes and failures) with attendees.

On the second day, 7 hours of practical sessions will give attendees the opportunity to put theory into practice on live horses and Equine Lumbar Facet & Sacroiliac Joint Injection Simulators 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:

  • Clinical Examination of the Back, SI Region, Pelvis & Hip   
  • Ultrasound of the Back & Facet Joint Injection Techniques      
  • Saddle Fit Assessment
  • Ultrasound of the Sacroiliac Region, Pelvis & Hip
  • Sacroiliac Injection Techniques  

The course fee includes lunches, 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

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    Kay Hastilow
    Master Saddler, Qualified Saddle Fitter, Master Saddle Fitting Consultant

    United Kingdom

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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.

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    Andy Fiske-Jackson
    BVSc, MVetMed, FHEA, Dipl.ECVS, MRCVS

    United Kingdom

    European Specialist in Equine Surgery
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    Andy qualified from the University of Liverpool, UK in 2004. He initially spent three months working for the Society for the Protection of Animals Abroad, a charity caring for working equids, in Morocco. He then spent two years working for a mixed practice doing predominantly farm and equine work. In July 2006 he undertook an eighteen month internship at the Liphook Equine Hospital after which he spent a further six months working as a first opinion equine ambulatory vet for the same practice. In July 2008 he started a residency in equine surgery at the Royal Veterinary College and went on to join the surgical team at the College where he currently works. He became a Diplomate of the European College of Veterinary Surgeons in February 2012. Andy has published several articles in peer reviewed publications and presented at various national and international meetings. His research interests include digital flexor tendon sheath pathology, mesenchymal stem cell application in superficial digital flexor tendonitis and the role of back pain in poor performance.

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    Henk van der Veen
    DVM, Cert.ISELP

    The Netherlands

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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.

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Course Program

 
Pool House Equine Clinic

Venue

Pool House Equine Clinic
Crown Inn Farm, Rykneld Street,
Fradley, Lichfield, WS13 8RD


CONTACT DETAILS FOR CLINIC

Crown Inn Farm

Rykneld Street

Fradley

Lichfield

WS13 8RD

 

Phone: 01283 799700

Website: https://poolhousevets.com

 

DIRECTIONS

DO NOT USE THIS POSTCODE IN YOUR SAT NAV


Please put Roddige Lane into your SAT NAV, we are located just off the A38 southbound, near the A513/Alrewas/Kings Bromley/Tamworth Junction.
If travelling South – go past the A513/Alrewas/Kings Bromley/Tamworth exit, you will be taking the first road on the left after this junction, its just past the
Leavesley Group Offices and a few hundred metres past the slip road joining the A38, as you turn in you will see the Pool House Equine Clinic sign on the right.
If travelling North – take the A513/Alrewas/Kings Bromley/Tamworth exit, follow the exit road round to the left, go left at the first roundabout, back over the bridge and re-join the A38 Southbound, its just past the Leavesley Group Offices and a few hundred metres past the slip road joining the A38, as you turn in you will see the Pool House Equine Clinic sign on the right.

 

NEARBY AIRPORTS

21 miles: Birmingham, United Kingdom (BHX / EGBB) Birmingham Airport
32 miles: Castle Donington, United Kingdom (EMA / EGNX) East Midlands Airport
75 miles: Sheffield, United Kingdom (DSA / EGCN) Robin Hood Airport Doncaster Sheffield
76 miles: Gloucester, United Kingdom (GLO / EGBJ) Gloucestershire Airport
77 miles: Manchester, United Kingdom (MAN / EGCC) Manchester Airport
82 miles: Chester, United Kingdom (CEG) Hawarden
92 miles: Liverpool, United Kingdom (LPL / EGGP) Liverpool John Lennon Airport
95 miles: London, United Kingdom (LTN / EGGW) London Luton Airport
107 miles: Kingston Upon Hull, United Kingdom (HUY / EGNJ) Humberside Airport
108 miles: Leeds, United Kingdom (LBA / EGNM) Leeds Bradford International Airport

 

NEARBY HOTELS

 

Premier Inn Litchfield North East

Fine Lane

Fradley

Litchfield

WS13 8RD

http://www.premierinn.com/gb/en/home.html

1.9 Km distance

 

 

Rooms from £55

 

 

 

Amber House (B&B)

18 Burton Road

Alrewas

DE13 7BB

Tel: (+44) (0) 1283792154

 http://www.lichfieldhotels.net/

2.7 Km distance

Rooms from £40

 

Netherstowe House Hotel

Netherstowe Lane

Lichfield

WS13 6AY

Tel: (+44) (0) 1543 254270

http://www.netherstowehouse.com/

8.8 km distance

Rooms from £130

 

Holiday Inn Express

Wall Island

Birmingham Road

Shenstone

Litchfield

WS14 0QP

9.6 Km distance

Rooms from £60

 

 

The Premier Inn City Centre

Swan Road

Lichfield

WS13 6QZ

 http://www.premierinn.com/gb/en/home.html

9.6 Km distance

 

 

Rooms from £55

 

 

 

The George Hotel (Best Western)

Bird Street

Lichfield

WS13 6PR

Tel: (+44) (0) 1543 414822

 http://www.thegeorgelichfield.co.uk/

9.6 Km distance

Rooms from £60

 

St John’s House (B&B)

St John Street

Lichfield

WS13 6PB

Tel: (+44) (0) 1543 252080

 http://stjohnshouse.co.uk/

9.6 km distance

Rooms from £100

 

The Bogey Hole (B&B)

23 Dam Street

Lichfield

WS13 6AE

Tel: (+44) (0) 01543 264303

 http://www.thebogeyhole.co.uk/

10.3 Km distance

Rooms from £40

 

“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

 
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