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For Equine Vets Everywhere

FULLY BOOKED: Advanced Equine Behaviour

13 Jul 2022 08:45 - 17:00

The Horse Trust,
HP27 0PP

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people iconWho is the course for?

This course is designed for veterinarians and nurses who already have a good understanding of learning theory and its application with difficult horses but now want to expand their knowledge. This course is also suitable for veterinarians who are working towards becoming an accredited Clinical Animal Behaviourist or those that have an interest in the more challenging poor performance/unwanted ridden behaviour cases. .

book iconAbout the Course

This course will delve deeper into the world of equine behaviour with more of a focus on abnormal behavioural responses. It will explore all of the factors that contribute to these cases including Ethological needs and the influence of the environment on a horses neurophysiology and subsequent behaviour. Learning theory in training horses, the science behind when it works and when it doesn’t Physical causes, from pain to hormones, this course will discuss how to investigate the cases where a physical cause is suspected but there is no obvious lameness.

thinking iconKey Learning Objectives

  • Enhance your understanding of equine ethology and how it influences healthy neurophysiology
  • Enhance your knowledge of the science underpinning learning theory
  • Learn the basic responses all horses need to understand when ridden and how to identify deficits that may lead to unwanted ridden behaviours
  • Build confidence in your ability to investigate the more challenging poor performance/unwanted behaviour case

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I learnt many techniques that should improve the safety of equine vets, their clients and patients..

- 2020 Delegate

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organiser iconCourse Organiser

  • Gemma Pearson BVMS CertAVP (EM) MRcS CCAB MRCVS

speaker iconCourse Speakers

  • Amber Batson BVetMed MRCVS
  • Roxanne Kirkton BVMS MSc MRCVS
  • Gemma Pearson BVMS CertAVP (EM) MRcS CCAB MRCVS

price iconCourse Fees

  • Member price £345
  • Non Member price £690

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Kindly sponsored by

Horslyx The Horse Trust

Please note: you are required to make an online payment when booking via the website. If you would like to pay using a different method please contact us on +44 (0) 1638 723 555 or by email at events@beva.org.uk.

Terms & Conditions

Covid-19 Terms and Conditions

  • If you book a place on a BEVA CPD course and are unable to attend due to any Covid-19 related issue (e.g. as a result of showing symptoms or track and trace restrictions) you will receive a credit for the amount you paid. This credit can be used for any BEVA CPD and will be valid for a year from the date of issue. Please contact us as soon as possible if you are unable to attend a course.
  • If you need to cancel your place for a non-Covid-19 related reason our standard terms and conditions will apply.
  • If BEVA are required to cancel or postpone a course for any reason, you can opt to receive a full refund or receive a credit for a future BEVA CPD course (valid for a year from the date of issue).

Standard Terms and Conditions

  • A full refund will be made, less a 10% administration charge, if cancellation is more than 6 weeks before the start of the course
  • A refund cannot be guaranteed if cancellation is less than 6 weeks before the start of the course. A refund will be made if BEVA can resell the place, less a 20% administration charge. 
  • Booked places can be transferred to another person free of charge. If the transferee is not a BEVA member he/she will be liable for the difference between the member and non-member rate.
  • All delegates must have appropriate liability and professional indemnity insurance. 
  • Delegates must bring appropriate safety wear (coveralls, hard hats, boots etc) to courses involving practical sessions.
  • BEVA may pass contact details of delegates to the organisers or sponsors of the course unless the delegate has specified otherwise.
  • All delegates self-certify that they are a qualified veterinary surgeon or veterinary nurse and qualified to undertake the procedures being taught. Where the delegate is in training for such a qualification BEVA must be made aware of their training status at the time of booking.

By registering for this event, you accept the above terms and conditions.