|Date:||Sat 8th Sep 2018 - Sun 9th Sep 2018|
|Venue:||Waikato Equine Veterinary Centre, Cambridge|
|Location:||North Island, New Zealand (Auckland Intl or Hamilton Airports)|
|Accredited Hours:||This course provides 15 contact hours of CPD.|
|Price: (net price, no tax will be added)*||
|Early Booking Deadline:||Sunday 29th July 2018|
|Registration Deadline:||Friday 10th August 2018|
* 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.
This course has been designed to equip the equine practitioners with the theoretical knowledge and practical skills needed to make the most of their abilities and ultrasound machine, in the diagnosis and treatment of various equine musculoskeletal conditions affecting the mid and distal frontlimb and hindlimb, including the stifle joint. This course is suitable for all equine and mixed practice vets aiming to improve their knowledge and skills in this area, as the practical sessions will be adapted to the attendee’s skill level.
The course will run over two days, with a focus on highly illustrated lectures which will be systematically approached:
The speakers will be sharing invaluable tips/tricks and pearls of wisdom with the attendees during the 7 hours of practical sessions in small groups (2 – 4 vets per ultrasound machine) on live horses. Each attendee will be able to hone his/her practical skills at the following practical stations: Machine set-up, foot & pastern, digital flexor tendon sheath, fetlock region, suspensory ligament, flexor tendons & check ligaments, tarsus & tarsal sheath and the stifle joint region.
The course fee includes lunches, coffee/tea breaks, the wine & cheese reception, extensive electronic course notes and a Certificate of Attendance. 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 for the practical sessions.
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United StatesMore Info
Dr. Wade Tenney completed his veterinary studies at Colorado State University. He then went on to do an equine private practice internship at Littleton Equine Medical Center where he stayed on for an additional two years as an associate veterinarian. He then joined B.W. Furlong and Associates in Oldwick, New Jersey where he practiced as an ambulatory/clinic veterinarian with a strong focus on reproduction and nuclear scintigraphy. In 2005, Dr. Tenney completed a 1 year fellowship in Large Animal Ultrasound with Dr. Mary Beth Whitcomb and Dr. Betsy Vaughan at the University of California, Davis. Following his fellowship, Dr. Tenney joined Steinbeck Country Equine Clinic on California’s beautiful central coast. During this time he worked as a general practitioner with a strong focus on sports medicine and ultrasound. He also provided care to clients at the HITS Thermal Horse Show during the winter months. In April of 2013, Dr. Tenney joined the Large Animal Ultrasound Department at the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University. At the Hospital for Large Animals, Dr. Tenney works closely with the Sports Medicine, Internal Medicine and General Surgery services, providing diagnostic ultrasound services to horses throughout the Northeast. Dr. Tenney also spends the winter months at the Winter Equestrian Festival in Wellington, Florida providing ultrasound consultations for performance horses in south Florida.Full details
Australian Registered Specialist in Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging
Alex graduated from the University of Sydney in 2004. She completed a 1-year equine
internship at Agnes Banks Equine Clinic, NSW Australia, before staying on as an ambulatory
veterinarian. She subsequently undertook 6 years of imaging training at the University of
California, Davis; 2 years training in Large Animal Ultrasound with some of the world's top
Equine Ultrasonographers, followed by 4 years training to be a specialist veterinary
radiologist. Alex became a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Radiology in
2013 and returned to the University of Sydney as a Senior Lecturer in Veterinary Diagnostic
Imaging in 2014. She is currently working as a Senior Lecturer in Veterinary Diagnostic
Imaging at the University of Queensland as well as a private consultant for a number of
Australian equine veterinarians.
European Veterinary Specialist in Diagnostic Imaging & New Zealand Registered Specialist in Equine Surgery
Frederik is a 1994 graduate of Gent University, Belgium and has worked in academia and equine private practice in The United Kingdom, Ireland, The United States, New Zealand, Belgium and Switzerland. After Internship and ACVS Equine Surgery residency specialist training, Fred moved to New Zealand . There he was a Senior Lecturer in Equine Surgery at Massey University from July 2005 until December 2012. Frederik completed a second full time specialist training ending July 2016 as a Radiologist , Large Animal bias for the European College of Veterinary Medical Imaging (ECVDI) at Massey University, and then Ghent University, after which Frederik worked as a clinical Radiologist at Bern University, College of Veterinary Medicine. He passed the ECVDI examination in February 2017. Frederik has the Royal College Certificate in Veterinary Anaesthesia, is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Surgery (ACVS), a Diplomate of the European College of Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging (ECVDI) Large Animal Emphasis and a registered veterinary specialist with the Australia and New Zealand Veterinary Council. Frederik has been an executive member of the New Zealand Equine Veterinary Association. He has lectured nationally and internationally and has teaching experience with undergraduate and post graduate veterinarians and has a wide clinical research experience. He currently consults in Small and Large Animal Diagnostic Imaging, Equine Orthopaedics and Surgery.
Please note: The lectures are taking place at the following venue:
Onyx Café & Bar
70 Alpha Street
Telephone: (64) 7 827 7740
The clinic is located between Hamilton and Cambridge in the Waikato area (see map accompanying). There is a wide choice of accommodations in Hamilton, approximate 18 min drive away (via State Highway 1 and Bruntwood Road), plus some lovely B & B options in both Hamilton and Cambridge (see document on hotels).
If arriving on International flights, Auckland International Airport is your best option. There are connecting flights to Hamilton Airport, but they can involve long waits. Alternatively, you can hire a car at Auckland and enjoy the lovely scenic drive to Hamilton, or take one of the several available bus or shuttle options.
If driving from Auckland, it takes approximately 1 hour 40 minutes via State Highway 1 (129 km) or 1 hour 50 minutes via State Highway 2 (153 km). From State Highway 1, take Matangi exit, turn right at roundabout, drive under expressway and turn left into Tamahere Drive, 2 km turn left into Pickering Road, drive under expressway and 5 km on right.
If arriving at Hamilton Airport, the clinic is only 13 minutes’ drive (13.7 km) via State Highway 21 and Bruntwood Road.
For bus or shuttle services from Auckland to Hamilton, see:
If arriving from the South, Wellington Airport, connect a flight to Hamilton Airport, drive (approx. 6 ½ hours – 520 km) or see the following for bus services:
Cambrian Lodge Motel 6.1 km from clinic Rooms from NZD $110 /night
63 Hamilton Road
Phone: (+64) 7 827 7766
800 m to Onyx Café & Bar; 6.1 km (7 min) drive to clinic via State H’way 1B & Bruntwood Rd
Captains Quarters Motor Inn 6.1 km from clinic Rooms from NZD $120 /night
57a Hamilton Road
Phone: (+64) 7 827 8989
850 m to Onyx Café & Bar; 6.1 km (7 min) drive to clinic via State H’way 1B & Bruntwood Rd
No. 1 Motels on Victoria 6.1 km from clinic Rooms from NZD $ 80/night
87-89 Victoria Street
Cambridge 3434, NZ
Phone: (+64) 7 823 1467
400 m to Onyx Café & Bar; Motel offers an airport shuttle service; Drive 6.1 km (7 min) to clinic via State H’way 1B & Bruntwood Rd
Colonial Court Motel 6.1 km from clinic Rooms from NZD $110 /night
37 Vogel Street
Cambridge, 3434 NZ
Phone: (+64) 7 827 5244
1.8 km to Onyx Café & Bar; Drive 6.1 km (7 min) to clinic via Peake Road OR via State H’way 1B & Bruntwood Rd
Atrium on Ulster 21 km from clinic Rooms from NZD $140/night
281 – 285 Ulster St
3240 Hamilton, NZ
Phone: (+64) 7 839 0839
Direct route from hotel to clinic is 23 minutes via State Highway 1 and Bruntwood Road
Argent Motor Lodge 17 km from clinic Rooms from NZD $120/night
27 Lorne St
3010 Hamilton, NZ
Phone (+64) 7 843 9912 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
It takes 15 minutes to drive from the hotel to the clinic, via State Highway 1 and Bruntwood Road.
5 min drive from Hamilton City Centre; 15 min Drive from Hamilton airport.
**There are also many other hotels and many great B & Bs around Hamilton and Cambridge! For more options visit www.booking.com or similar websites.