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FULLY BOOKED: BEVA Approved: Rossdales Foal Care Course

17 Jan 2024 08:15 - 16:45

British Racing School,

BEVA Approved Course

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About the Course

The 11th Rossdales Foal Care Course will follow the same successful format as previous courses with lectures and case discussions.

The programme has been designed by Emily Floyd, Rossdales Clinical Director and specialist foal care clinician. The course will cover a wide spectrum of neonatal conditions. All levels of neonatal care will be discussed, from advanced hospital medicine to foal management in ambulatory practice. The course is aimed at all veterinary surgeons with a particular interest in equine neonatal medicine.

Speakers will include internationally recognised foal care experts Peter Morresey (Rood & Riddle, Kentucky, USA), Niamh Collins (Scone Equine Hospital, Australia) Ramiro Toribio (Ohio State University, USA), Mathijs Theelen (Universiteit Utrecht, The Netherlands) Emily Floyd (Rossdales Equine Hospital), Charlotte Easton-Jones (Rossdales Equine Hospital), Camilla Scott (Rossdales Veterinary Surgeons), Catriona Mackenzie (Rossdales Equine Hospital) and Caroline Ribbonet (Rossdales Equine Hospital), as well as specialist equine surgeon Abigail Kent (Rossdales Equine Hospital) and specialist in anaesthesia and critical care Claudia Gittel (Rossdales Equine Hospital).

What will I learn?

By the end of the course you will...
1. Have improved knowledge of equine foetal problems in utero, including ultrasound and ECG and monitoring and treatment of late pregnant mare to maintain foetal health
2. Have improved knowledge of resuscitation and evaluation of the equine neonate
3. Have increased your knowledge of equine neonatal maladjustment syndrome and endocrine dysfunction
4. Have increased your knowledge of sepsis, septic arthritis and the use of antimicrobials
5. Have greater understanding of the use of fluid therapy and foal-supportive care
6. Have increased your knowledge of the diagnosis of foal renal disease and uroperitoneum
7. Have increased your knowledge of evaluation and treatment of foal diarrhoea and colic and enteral and parenteral nutrition
8. Have greater knowledge of foal respiratory disease and techniques to provide respiratory support
9. Have improved knowledge of foal analgesia and pain assessment

Suitable for RCVS Modules

B-EP.3, C-E.3, C-E.9, C-E.11

Course leaders

Course Organiser: Emily Floyd BVSc DipACVIM MRCVS

Niamh Collins MVB MSc Cert EM DipECEIM

Charlotte Easton-Jones VetMB MA DipACVIM MRCVS

Claudia S. Gittel DrMedVet DipECVAA MRCVS

Abigail V. Kent BVetMed DipACVS MRCVS

Catriona J. Mackenzie BVMS MSc CertAVP(EM) DipECEIM MRCVS


Caroline Ribbonet MVetMed DipECEIM MRCVS

Camilla J. Scott BVetMed CertAVP(ESM) DACT MRCVS

Mathijs J. P. Theelen DVM PhD Dipl.ECEIM

Ramiro Toribio DVM MS PhD DipACVIM

Course prices 

BEVA Member - £1,000.00 + VAT (£200.00) = £1,200.00
Non Member - £1,250.00 + VAT (£250.00) = £1,500.00

This course is sponsored by

BOVA   Veterinary Immunogenics

Terms and conditions

Please visit the Rossdales website for Terms and Conditions.