Foot Lameness & Farriery – Lectures (online), On-Location Case-Discussions & Practical Sessions


Date: Tue 12th Oct 2021 - Wed 13th Oct 2021
Venue: Rainbow Equine Hospital
Location: near York, North England (Leeds Bradford Airport)
Contact Hours: 30 hrs – Lecture Series (20 hrs, online) & On-Location (10 hrs)
Course Language: English
Price:
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ATTENDEE TYPE LECTURES ONLY LECTURES & PRACTICAL SESSIONS
Qualified Vet - GBP 980.00
2nd vet, same clinic - GBP 930.00
Vet & Vet Tech (L&P both) - GBP 1720.00
Intern/Resident (Requires Proof of Status) - GBP 490.00
Farrier - GBP 430.00
Veterinary Student - GBP 195.00
Early Booking Deadline: Monday 11th October 2021
Registration Deadline: Monday 11th October 2021
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The registration deadline has been extended as this course is definitely going to take place.

1.5-Day On-Location Portion (10 hrs, worth £740):   Tue 12 – Wed 13 October 2021

Tuesday 3:00 – 7:30pm:  Case-Discussions, Q&A and Wine & Cheese Reception
Wednesday 8:30am – 5:30pm:  Practical Sessions

 

20 hrs of Online Lectures (on-demand, worth £465)At your leisure

Attendees are expected to have worked through this Lecture Series before coming to the on-location portion of the course. Contact us if you have previously purchased this webinar series.

 

Total Continuing Education Hours:   30 hrs

 

COVID-19 Update
We have firm plans to hold all advertised courses and events scheduled between August and December as announced on our website, provided that restrictions will have been lifted by then. We would like to reassure you that if you register for one of our upcoming courses, you will or can opt to receive a full refund if the course/event should have to be postponed or cancelled due to restrictions associated with Covid-19. We will of course continue to closely monitor developments and government advice, as well as adhering to routine social distancing and anti-viral procedures on the courses. As usual, we urge you to not make any non-refundable travel or accommodation arrangements until VetPD has confirmed in writing that the course/event will indeed take place and to have suitable travel insurance in place, should the situation / government advice suddenly change.

 

COURSE DESCRIPTION

Equine practitioners are regularly exposed to various and sometimes contradicting opinions on farriery and especially on therapeutic shoeing. The fact that new graduates go into practice with minimal training in farriery and shoeing only exacerbates the problem and leaves practitioners grappling with this contentious subject.  

This practical course approaches the subject in a scientific and as objective way as possible by reporting established and recent, cutting-edge facts from scientifically sound clinical studies and aims to equip equine practitioners to have meaningful and informed discussions with their farriers.   

To participate in the On-Location Portion, attendees are required to have first worked through the  corresponding online Lecture Series ‘Foot Lameness & Farriery':

  • If you have already purchased the Lecture Series independently of the On-Location Portion, please contact the office on office@vetpd.com for a voucher code to reduce the price accordingly.

As part of the online Lecture Series the following topics will be covered in highly illustrated lectures and case presentations:  

On-demand

  • Functional Anatomy & Physiology of the Foot
  • Biomechanics of the Equine Foot – How it is altered by trimming & wear
  • Anatomy & ‘Physiology’ of a Horse Shoe
  • Effect of Shoes on ‘normal’ Foot Function
  • Foot Wounds: Characteristics, healing and treatment
  • Radiography & Radiology of the Foot & Pastern
  • Farriery for the Hind Foot
  • Examination of the Equine Foot – A Reflection of Changes in Form & Function
  • Ultrasound of the Foot & Pastern
  • Does the Normal Foot Exist? – Conformation, Balance, Footfall
  • Examination of the Foot – Veterinarian’s vs. Farrier&rs
  • Barefoot Trimming
  • The Use of Composites
  • Principles of Trimming & Shoeing
  • Hoof Capsule Conditions – Infections, Cracks & Poor Wall Quality
  • Distal Limb Analgesia – A Review with Tips & Tricks
  • Q&A / Case Discussions
  • Tackling specific problems:
    • Distortions of the Hoof Capsule - Underrun Heels Club Feet Sheared Heels
    • Hoof Problems in Foals: Corrective Shoeing for Angular & Flexural Limb Deformities
    • Miscellaneous Conditions of the Foot: White Line Disease, Canker etc
    • Foot Care for Horses with Chronic Laminitis: Theory & Cases


Day 1 starts at 15:00h with 3 hours of interactive Case-Discussions, Q&A which will give attendees the unique opportunity to apply what they have learned during Lecture Series in discussion with the world-renowned specialists.  This will then be followed by the obligatory Wine & Cheese Reception allowing for attendees to socialise with colleagues and the speakers/instructors.

On the second day, 7 hours of practical sessions will give attendees plenty of opportunity to put theory into practice on live horses and limb specimens in small groups (2 vets per specimen) and to discuss all aspects of foot trimming, shoeing and farriery with the specialists.   Each attendee will be rotating through the following practical stations:

  • Foot Examination on live horses
  • Foot Preparation Techniques
  • Shoeing Techniques
  • Applying Wooden Shoes
  • Quarter Crack Repair
  • Application of a Foot Cast

The course fee includes, coffee/tea breaks, a wine & cheese reception, lunch at a restaurant and a certificate of attendance. To participate in the On-Location Case-Discussions & Practical Sessions, attendees are required to have first worked through the Lecture Series (included in the price).   Early course registration is recommended as there are only a limited number of places available due to the highly practical nature of this course.

This course is suitable for RCVS Modules:  B-EP.3;  C-E.4;  C-E.5;  C-E.6;  C-E.7;  C-E.15;  C-E.17

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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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    Jonathan Anderson
    BVM&S, Dipl.ACVS, MRCVS

    United Kingdom

    American Specialist in Equine Surgery and Orthopaedics
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    Jonathan Anderson is a director and surgeon at the Rainbow Equine Hospital. He is a Royal Veterinary College Equine Surgical Specialist, a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons and an FEI Veterinary Delegate.

    Jonathan graduated from the Edinburgh’s Royal School of Veterinary Studies in 2000, completed an internship year at the San Luis Rey Equine Hospital in California, before moving to the Rainbow Equine Hospital in the UK for 3 years. He went back Stateside to undergo a large animal clinical fellowship at Oregon State Veterinary Teaching Hospital followed by an Equine Surgical Residency at the University of California, Davis. He achieved diplomate status in 2009, remained as a clinical instructor at UC Davis for a year before moving back to the Rainbow Equine Hospital at the end of 2009 to join the surgical team. He has been involved in advancing the use of CT both as diagnostic and intra-operative imaging modality within the equine veterinary field. His main veterinary interests include all things orthopaedic which includes the evaluation, advanced imaging and surgical treatment of horses with cervical stenosis. He is keen to see a sharing of knowledge and equipping of equine vets to recognise and treat horses with this condition.

    His biggest asset is his long suffering wife Naomi and he kind of helps to manage a brood of 5 kids which means little time for any other activities although a run in the mountains every so often is where he likes to recharge his batteries once again!

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    Andrew Parks
    MA, VetMB, Dipl.ACVS, MRCVS

    United States

    American Specialist in Equine Surgery
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    Dr. Parks received his Vet MB from the University of Cambridge in 1981. Dr. Parks is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons and received his certificate in Veterinary Radiology from the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons in 1982. He currently serves as Professor of large animal surgery at the University of Georgia. Dr. Parks has made over 160 professional presentations and has peer reviewed and authored articles and book chapters. His clinical interests are large animal surgery lameness and diseases of the foot.

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    Steve O'Grady
    DVM, MRCVS & Farrier

    United States

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    Dr. Steve O'Grady was a professional farrier for ten years prior to obtaining his degree in veterinary medicine. He learned the farrier trade through a formal apprenticeship under "Hall of Fame" farrier, Joseph M. Pierce, of West Chester, Pennsylvania. He then returned to school, attended Haverford College and went on to graduate from the University of Pretoria, Faculty of Veterinary Science in South Africa with a DVM Degree in 1981. After graduating from veterinary school, Dr. O'Grady did an equine internship in Cape Town, South Africa. From here he went on to join Dr. Dan Flynn at the prestigious Georgetown Equine Hospital in Charlottesville, VA where he stayed for 10 years before opening his own practice devoted to competition horses and farriery.

    In 2003, Dr. O'Grady opened Northern Virginia Equine in Marshall, Virginia which is a referral practice devoted to foot disease and equine therapeutic farriery. Here he combines his skills as a veterinarian and a farrier to better understand and treat problems of the foot. Dr. O'Grady has published 25 peer-reviewed papers in the veterinary literature, numerous papers in the farrier literature, written ten book chapters and edited two editions of Veterinary Clinics of North America on equine podiatry and therapeutic farriery - all resulting from his extensive work in equine podiatry. In 2003, he was inducted into the International Equine Veterinarians Hall of Fame and in 2009; he received the AAEP President's Award for his work in farrier education.

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    Jonathon Dixon
    BVetMed, MVetMed, Dipl.ECVDI, MRCVS

    United Kingdom

    European Specialist in Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging
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    Jonathon qualified from the Royal Veterinary College and following a short period working in Egypt for a charity veterinary practice joined Rainbow Equine Hospital as an intern for 18 months, where he developed an interest in advanced imaging, in particular CT and MRI. Jonathon then completed a 3-year senior clinical training scholarship (residency) at the Royal Veterinary College in Large Animal Diagnostic Imaging before returning to Rainbow. In January 2017 he became a European Specialist in Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging.  He has particular interests in CT imaging of the head and neck, and MRI of the distal limb.

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    Matthias (Tias) Muurlink
    BVSc (Hons) FANZCVS

    Australia

    Registered Specialist in Equine Surgery
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    Tias is a 1988 graduate from the University of Queensland. The early part of his career was in private practice in Queensland and Victoria and focused on large animal practice and surgery. The last 10 years of this time was spent in Warwick where he cofounded and operated a practice with a strong equine component. After this, he joined the University of Melbourne and during 8 years with this institution gained his fellowship in Equine Surgery and went on to head the Equine Centre.

    A move back to Queensland followed with a year at University of Queensland as a specialist surgeon before migrating back into private practice. His practice is currently based at his equine facility just outside Warwick where he and his team of vets and nurses provide a range of services to the equine industry including surgery, reproduction, hospitalisation and ambulatory care as well as consultancy surgical services to practices in South East Queensland.

    He has been involved in training and supervising residents, and mentoring large numbers of students, nurses and graduates. He has served as Chief Examiner and Council Member, Equine Chapter president, and membership and fellowship examiner for the ANZCVS. He remains on the Board of Examiners of this organisation and continues to be actively involved as an examiner.

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    Jonathan Nunn
    FWCF

    United Kingdom

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    With 35 years of farriery experience Jonathan Nunn is based in Staffordshire England and has a general and remedial practice covering all aspects of modern farriery. After many successful years in competitive farriery in the UK and internationally Jon's simple, practical approach to horseshoeing is what he believes is key to maintaining soundness and balance in the horses he trims and shoes.

    Jon attained his Associateship of the Worshipful Company of Farriers in 2010 and in 2017 achieved his FWCF examination. As an examiner for the Worshipful Company of Farriers, Jon is ever aware for the need to educate and share knowledge and techniques being involved in educational events regularly tutoring those wishing to attain higher farriery examinations.

    As a competitive farrier, Jon has won many Championship classes across the UK and has competed at the Calgary World Championships achieving top five in 2013. Jonathan is also a Worshipful Company of Farriers Approved Competition Judge and believes farriery competitions help to maintain high standards and encourage professionals to achieve and learn new skills.

    Jonathan is keen to promote farriery education and achieving high standards of practice. Jon is often sharing his shoemaking and toolmaking skills at Central Forge for those who want to further their farriery skills

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Course Program

 
Rainbow Equine Hospital

Venue

Rainbow Equine Hospital
Rainbow Farm, Old Malton, Malton
North Yorkshire, YO17 6SG


CONTACT DETAILS FOR CLINIC

Phone: 01653 695743

Website: office@rainbowequinehospital.co.uk

 

DIRECTIONS

Travelling from The South:

From the A1(M) join the A64 towards York, keep on the A64 past York and continue on towards Malton. Take the second exit to Malton and Pickering. Go around the roundabout and take the exit for Malton. After 300m you will see the Wentworth Arms Pub on your right. Turn down the lane immediately after the pub signed Rainbow Equine Hospital. Follow this lane until it splits. Take the left fork past The Rainbow Equine Reproductive Services Barn and we are the next set of buildings on the right.

Travelling from North:

Turn off the A1 at Thirsk and follow the signs to Scarborough at the A170. Go up Sutton Bank and after a further 5 miles turn right signposted Malton. Proceed through Hovingham to Malton and at the traffic lights in Malton turn left signposted Pickering. Follow this road through Old Malton until you see the the Wentworth arms pub on your left. Turn left down the lane immediately before the pub signed Rainbow Equine Hospital. Follow this lane until it splits. Take the left fork past The Rainbow Equine Reproductive Services Barn and we are the next set of buildings on the right.

 

NEARBY AIRPORTS

1.         Durham Tees Valley Airport (36.2 miles / 58.2 kilometers)

2.         Leeds Bradford Airport (39.7 miles / 63.9 kilometers)

3.         Humberside Airport (43.0 miles / 69.2 kilometers)

4.         Doncaster Sheffield Airport (46.6 miles / 74.9 kilometers)

 

NEARBY HOTELS

The Mount Hotel

56 Yorkersgate,

Malton

YO17 7AB

Phone: +44 (0) 1653 695476

Website: https://www.themounthotelmalton.co.uk

 

1.1 Km distance

 

 

Rooms from £120 

 

 

 

The Old Lodge

Old Maltongate

Malton

YO17 7EG

Phone: +44 (0)1653 690570

Website: https://www.theoldlodgemalton.co.uk

 

1.2 Km distance

Rooms from £78

 

Suddabys – The Crown Hotel (B&B)

12 Wheelgate

Malton

YO17 7HP

Phone: +44 (0) 1653 692038

Website: https://www.suddabys.co.uk/hotel/

 

 

1.6 km distance

Rooms from £89

The George Hotel

19 Yorkersgate

Malton

YO17 7AA

Phone: +44 (0)1653 692884

Website: https://website--733688150271801630273-hotel.business.site/

 

1.6 Km distance

Rooms from £50

 

Well organized and very informative. Excellent interaction with speakers

Catherine Hunnisett, Horseshoe Veterinary Services, Ontario, Canada.

Evidence-Based Farriery for Equine Practitioners course 2016

I really wanted to thank you once more for the excellent VetPD course in Oslo, which I had the opportunity to attend. After 26 years being a vet I finally have a clear concept for what is going on in a foot of a horse. By this you gave me the possibility to approach a problem in the foot systematically and with a certain logic. I am highly motivated for my future work with horses and their feet and could already use some of the new gained knowledge in two foals this week.

Barbara Knutti, Veterinary practice KLC, Corcelles-près-Payerne, Switzerland

Evidence-Based Farriery 2016

 

 

 

 
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