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


Date: Fri 25th Mar 2022 - Sat 26th Mar 2022
Venue: Pferdeklinik in Parsdorf
Location: near Munich, Southern Germany (Munich Airport)
Contact Hours: 30 hrs – Lecture Series (20 hrs, online) & On-Location (10 hrs) ATF werden beantragt
Course Language: English (German Moderation)
Price:
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ATTENDEE TYPE LECTURES ONLY LECTURES & PRACTICAL SESSIONS
Qualified Vet - EUR 1195.00
2nd vet, same clinic - EUR 1135.00
Vet & Vet Tech (L&P both) - EUR 2140.00
Farrier - EUR 1400.00
Intern/Resident (Requires Proof of Status) - -
Veterinary Student - EUR 240.00
Early Booking Deadline: Thursday 24th March 2022
Registration Deadline: Thursday 24th March 2022
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The registration deadline has been extenfed as this course will definitely take place.

1.5-Day On-Location Portion (10 hrs, worth €740):   Fri 25 – Sat 26 March 2022

Friday 3:00 – 7:30pm:  Case-Discussions, Q&A and Wine & Cheese Reception
Saturday 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
  • 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
  • Does the Normal Foot Exist? – Conformation, Balance, Footfall & Gait
  • Examination of the Foot – Veterinarian’s vs. Farrier’s Approach
  • Barefoot Trimming
  • Principles of Trimming & Shoeing
  • Hoof Capsule Conditions – Infections, Cracks & Poor Wall Quality
  • The Use of Composites
  • Distal Limb Analgesia – A Review with Tips & Tricks

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 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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    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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    Michael Schramme
    DVM, CertEO, PhD, Dipl.ECVS, Dipl.ACVS, Dipl.ECVSMR, Associate LA-ECVDI

    Belgium, France

    European Veterinary Specialist in Large Animal Surgery
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    Michael Schramme qualified as a veterinarian from the University of Gent, Belgium, in 1985. He has since worked as a resident, lecturer, senior lecturer or associate professor in equine surgery at the University of Ghent, the Royal Veterinary College (London), the Animal Health Trust (Newmarket), Cornell University (New York) and North Carolina State University (USA). In 2011, Dr. Schramme was appointed Professor in Equine Surgery and Orthopaedics at the Ecole Nationale Vétérinaire de Lyon, VetAgro Sup in France. He holds the Certificate in Equine Orthopaedics, the Diploma of the European College of Veterinary Surgeons, the Diploma of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons, the Diploma of the European College of Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation and Associate Diplomate status of the European College of Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging. He has a PhD in equine rheumatology. Dr. Schramme is President of the European College of Veterinary Surgeons and ex-President of the European Society of Veterinary Orthopaedics and Traumatology. He has an interest in all aspects of large animal surgery, lameness and diagnostic imaging with special emphasis on MRI and regenerative medicine.

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    Hans Castelijns
    DVM

    Italy

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    Hans Castelijns lives in Tuscany, Italy and works as a farrier and veterinarian in different fields of equine podiatry which includes thoroughbreds, standardbreds, Arabians, foals and yearlings at breeding farms, showjumpers, reining horses, and trotters.  His fields of major interest are foal development, diagnosis and treatment of lameness particularly as related to the foot and preventive and therapeutic shoeing technique.  Besides his practical field work, Hans participates as speaker at farriery and veterinary conferences, laboratories and clinics and various professional training courses and teaches at the Veterinary faculty at the University of Perugia, Italy.  Hans formerly wrote a monthly farriery article for the equine publication "Cavallo Magazine", and is a contributor to the The Farriers Journal. Occasionally he works as a consultant for members of the farriery industry.

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Course Program

 
Pferdeklinik in Parsdorf

Venue

Pferdeklinik in Parsdorf
Vaterstettener Weg 6
85599 Parsdorf / Vaterstetten


CONTACT DETAILS FOR CLINIC

Tierärztliche Pferdeklinik Parsdorf
Vaterstettener Weg 6
85599 Parsdorf

Deutschland

Phone:                +49 (0)89 – 90 11 96 3

Fax:                      +49 (0)89 – 90 11 96 40

E-Mail:                 info@pferdeklinik-in-parsdorf.de

 

DIRECTIONS

IMPORTANT WHEN USING A SATNAV: If your satnav does not find the name "Vaterstettener Weg" in the town "Parsdorf" use "Vaterstetten“ as the town name.


Munich - Passau - Salzburg - Nürnberg - Stuttgart
Motorway A94 towards Passau, Exit Parsdorf (1st Exit after ‚Kreuz München Ost’, A99)
At the round about go towards Parsdorf (3rd Exit)
When entering Parsdorf turn left after the church (in a sharp right bend) towards Hergolding/Baldham. Leave Parsdorf, across the roundabout and turn right after 600 m into Vaterstettener Weg, follow road to clinic. (signposted for  Pferdeklinik).

From Ebersberg
B304 Wasserburgerlandstr. towards Munich, take exit Wolfesing Purfing, towards Wolfesing/Purfing, in Wolfesing turn left after estate towards Weißenfeld, through the wood, turn right after ca 3 km towards Hergolding. Go through Hergolding fahren, turn left after 600 m after leaving the village ito Vaterstettener Weg, follow road to clinic. (signposted for  Pferdeklinik).

 

From Munich Airport

Munich airport is half an hour drive from the clinic. There is public transport to a train station in the next village. From the airport take the S8 towards Ostbahnhof, then change into S2 to Grub. From Grub it is a short taxi ride.

 

NEARBY AIRPORTS

Munich Airport - approx. 37 km

 

NEARBY HOTELS
Pension Krug    
Waldstraße 15, 85599 Hergoldin
Tel: 089 99 02 200 Telefax: 089 99 02 20 26
Email: Pension-zum-Krug@web.de

 

1.3 Km distance Prices from €45

Best Western Hotel Erb           
Posthalterring 1, 85599 Parsdorf bei München
Tel: +49 (0) 89 99 11 00

 

1.6 Km distance Prices from €70

BADER HOTELBETRIEBS GMBH
Heimstettener Straße 12, 85599 Parsdorf
Tel: 089 24 41 54 70 Fax : 089 24 41 54 77 7
Email: info@dasbaderhotel.com

 

1.7 Km distance Prices from €70

ARCUS Hotel  
Vaterstettener Str. 1, 85622 Weißenfeld
Tel: 089 90 900 700. Telefax: 089 90 900 900. 
Email: info@arcushotel.de

 

2.5 Km distance Prices from €69
Hotel Stanglwirt 
Bärbel Fauth-Stangl, Münchener Straße 1, 85646 Neufarn bei Anzing
 Tel: 089 90 50 10. Telefax: 089 90 50 13 63. 
Email: info@hotel-stangl.de
4 Km distance Prices from €69

 

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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