Sports Horse Medicine & Orthopaedics – Lectures (online), On-Location Case-Discussions & Practical Sessions


Date: Fri 23rd Sep 2022 - Sat 24th Sep 2022
Venue: Moore Equine Veterinary Centre
Location: Calgary, AB (Calgary International Airport)
Contact Hours: 19 hrs – Lecture Series (9 hrs, online) & On-Location (10 hrs)
Course Language: English
Price:
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ATTENDEE TYPE LECTURES ONLY LECTURES & PRACTICAL SESSIONS
Qualified Vet -
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USD 1190.00
USD 1290.00
2nd vet, same clinic -
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USD 1130.00
USD 1225.00
Vet & Vet Tech (L&P both) -
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USD 1990.00
USD 2190.00
Intern/Resident (Requires Proof of Status) -
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USD 645.00
USD 645.00
Veterinary Student -
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USD 240.00
USD 260.00
AVEQ Member -
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USD 1070.00
USD 1190.00
Early Booking Deadline: Friday 26th August 2022
Registration Deadline: Friday 26th August 2022
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1.5-Day On-Location Portion (10 hrs, worth $950):   Fri 23 – Sat 24 September 2022

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

 

9 hrs of Online Lectures (on-demand, worth $375)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:   19 hrs

 

COVID-19 Update
We have firm plans to hold all advertised courses and events 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 working with sports horses are under considerable pressure to keep the horses under their care competing at the highest level at all times. Furthermore, evaluating poorly performing competition horses can be a daunting task because the clinical signs caused by different conditions may be very similar, leaving vets wondering where to start their investigation.

To participate in the On-Location Portion, attendees are required to have first worked through the  corresponding online Lecture Series ‘Sports Horse Medicine & Orthopaedics':

  • 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.

The speakers / instructors on this course are leaders in the field of equine rehabilitation worldwide and will be discussing the following topics interactively with the attendees:

  • Latest Developments in Orthopedic Therapies - Polyacrylamides, Pro-stride, Resveratrol, Stem Cell Therapy, PrP, IRAP etc.
  • A Novel Perspective on Overground Endoscopy
  • Applications for Objective Lameness Evaluation Analysis in Sports Horses
  • New Ways of using Hematology & Biochemistry in Sports Horses
  • Lameness Examination - When things get complicated; Reliability / Repeatability of Blocks, Multiple Site / Limb Lameness
  • Which Heart Murmurs are relevant in Sports Horses
  • How to Diagnose Lower Airway Inflammation & EIPH
  • Practical Equine Rehabilitation - A review of Available Modalities
  • Exercise Testing - Identifying Subclinical Problems in Sports Horses
  • Contentious Issues in Sports Horse Pre-Purchase Examination
  • Feeding the Competitive Athlete

Day 1 starts at 3:00PM with 3 hours of interactive Case-DiscussionsQ&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 allow attendees to further their practical skills on live horses in small groups (2-4 vets per ultrasound ). Each attendee will rotate through the following practical sessions supervised by the specialists:

  • Distal Limb Ultrasound – Attendees to choose area to examine
    • Digital Flexor Tendon Sheath & Fetlock or
    • Pastern Region
  • Lower Respiratory Tract Endoscopy incl. BAL/TW
  • Upper Respiratory Endoscopy & Overground Case Discussions
  • Ultrasound of the Tarsus & Tarsal Sheath
  • Sports Horse Pre-Purchase Examination & Case-Discussions
  • Exercise Testing – ECG, Lactate Measurements etc.

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.

 

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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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    Kevin Keegan
    DVM, MS, Dipl.ACVS

    United States

    American Specialist in Equine Surgery
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    Dr. Keegan was born and raised in Missouri . He graduated from the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine in 1983 and spent his first 3 postgraduate years in private equine practice in Maryland and Delaware . In 1989 he completed a 3-year equine surgery residency and Master of Science degree at the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign , Illinois . While completing the Master of Science degree Dr. Keegan received training in statics and dynamics, experimental stress analysis, biomedical instrumentation and signal processing. After completing this surgery residency Dr. Keegan returned to private practice outside Detroit , Michigan , specializing in equine surgery and lameness. He returned to the University of Missouri in 1990 as a clinical instructor, was promoted to Assistant Professor in 1991 and to Associate Professor in 1998. Dr. Keegan is board certified in the American College of Veterinary Surgery. His primary research interest is using computer-assisted gait analysis to diagnose lameness in horses. He is a member of the Missouri Veterinary Medical Association, The American Association of Equine Practitioners and the American Veterinary Medical Association.

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    Emmanuelle van Erck
    DVM, PhD, Dipl.ECEIM

    Belgium

    European Specialist in Equine Internal Medicine
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    Emmanuelle van Erck graduated in 1996 from the French Veterinary School of Maisons-Alfort. She trained in sports medicine at the University of Liège (Belgium) where she obtained her PhD on respiratory function testing in horses. She developped the equine sports medicine unit and consulted as senior clinician in the CIRALE in Normandy (France). In January 2010, she started her own ambulatory referral practice, the ‘Equine Sports Medicine Practice’, based in Belgium. Her practice offers specialized service in equine internal and sports medicine throughout Europe, following national teams and international riders.
    Emmanuelle van Erck authored over 50 peer-reviewed scientific articles and regularly lectures at international conferences. She is a member of the FEI expert committee on prohibited substances and doping.

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    Matt Durham
    DVM, Dipl.ACVSMR

    United States

    American Specialist in Equine Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation
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    Matt grew up with horses in Reno, Nevada. When he was 12, he decided to become an equine veterinarian. He spent 11 summers working as a back-country guide at McGee Creek and Mammoth Lakes Pack Outfits, where he met his wife Tiffany (who is now a hospital technician at Steinbeck Equine). Matt enjoys the balance of time in the field seeing horses where they live, and the challenging lameness and diagnostic imaging cases he sees in the clinic.

     

    • 2015 Board certified in Equine Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation with the American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation (ACVSMR)
    • 2001 joined Steinbeck Country Equine Clinic, Salinas, CA
    • 2000 University of Pennsylvania, New Bolton Center, Fellowship in Large Animal Ultrasound and Cardiology
    • 1999-2000 Alamo Pintado Equine Medical Center, Internship in Diagnostic Imaging with ultrasound, radiology, nuclear scintigraphy (bone scans) and computed tomography (CT) modalities
    • 1997-1999 Mountain View Veterinary Hospital, Vancouver, WA, Ambulatory Veterinarian
    • 1996-1997 Alamo Pintado Equine Medical Center, Internship
    • 1996 UC Davis, Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine
    • 1992 Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, BS Animal Science

     

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    Renaud Léguillette
    DMV, MSc, PhD, Dipl.ACVIM

    Canada

    American Specialist in Veterinary Internal Medicine
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    In 1994, Dr. Léguillette graduated from the ENVA (Ecole Nationale Vétérinaire d’Alfort) in Paris, France. After that, he completed an internship and a residency in equine internal medicine at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine (FMV) of the Université de Montréal. From 1998 to 2001 Dr. Leguillette was hired as a clinician and lecturer in equine internal medicine. During that time, he obtained the status of diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM) in 2000 and in 2001 he earned his M.Sc. for a new treatment for horses affected with heaves.

    In 2006, at the renowned Meakins-Christie Laboratories at McGill University, Dr. Léguillette completed a PhD on airway smooth muscle in human patients with asthma. Dr. Léguillette has been involved with the University of Calgary Faculty of Veterinary Medicine (UCVM) since its early days in 2006 - he is now an Associate Professor and Interim Department Head of the department of Veterinary Clinical and Diagnostic Sciences. At the UCVM he has developed a research program on inflammatory lung diseases, like heaves, and IAD (Inflammatory Airway Disease), as well as in equine sports medicine with a focus on cardio-respiratory physiology.

    He has performed many clinical trials and field studies in Calgary, Alberta on the treatment of heaves and IAD, as well as on exercise physiology of show jumpers and chuckwagon horses. Dr. Léguillette is practicing as a UCVM equine internal medicine specialist at Moore Equine in Balzac, Alberta.

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    Mike Scott
    DVM, Dipl.ACVS, Dipl.ACVSMR

    Canada

    American Specialist in Large Animal Surgery / Equine Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation
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    Dr. Scott is a double-Boarded Specialist, with certifications in Surgery and in Sports Medicine. He has been practicing medicine at Moore Equine since 1992.

    Dr. Scott was the President of the Western Canadian Association of Equine Practitioners for the 2004-2005 year. He has published scientific articles on research projects such as; the development of intra-osseous regional perfusion techniques for treatment of orthopedic infections, congenital Hypothyroidism and Dysmaturity of Foals, Microvascular Free Tissue Transfer Techniques for Wound Repair, Measuring incidence and Prognosis for Osteochondrosis in Draft Horse Breeds.

    Dr. Scott graduated from WCVM in 1993. He then completed a one year internship in large animal medicine and surgery at the Ontario Veterinary College at Guelph. In 1997, Dr. Scott completed a three year residency in large animal surgery at WCVM, and attained a Master Veterinary Science degree. Two years later, he became a board certified large animal surgeon. Dr. Scott’s primary areas of interest are orthopedics, arthroscopy, diagnostic imaging, lameness diagnosis, and sports medicine. Dr. Scott has been instrumental in the implementation of Nuclear Scintigraphy at Moore Equine Veterinary Centre.

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Moore Equine Veterinary Centre

Venue

Moore Equine Veterinary Centre
260048A Writing Creek Crescent
Rocky View County, AB, T4A 0M9


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Phone: 403-226-2585

Website: www.mooreequine.ca

Email: office@mooreequine.ca

 

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"Great overview of sports medicine, good update on the new diagnostic techniques."

Camille de Pasquale - Sports Horse Medicine & Orthopedics course, Finland

“The course was an intense overview from three perspectives on material that overlapped beautifully. The skills will help me in daily practice as well as lead me to new information. "

Erin Trawick, Salem Valley Veterinary Clinic, Connecticut, USA - Orthopedic and Respiratory Poor Performance & Rehabilitation of the Sports Horse course

"Good practical, real-world information that could not be obtained in other ways."

Charmian Wright, Mountain Horse Medical Services, Utah, USA - Advances in Equine Orthopedic Therapies course

 
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