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For Equine Vets Everywhere

Essential Skills for Working with Sports Horses and Racehorses

06 Jul 2018 09:00 - 17:30

Course Description:
Essential skills for equine vets wishing to work with sports horses and racehorses, covering the practicalities and formalities together with some friendly advice from practitioners experienced in these fields.

This course is offered as blended learning with pre-course webinars to view prior to this one day meeting. There will be an optional dinner in the evening, at the Tack Room, and for those that wish to stay over there is also the chance to join a well known Newmarket based trainer on the gallops before having a tour of the training yard.

Course Fee:
BEVA Member £295
Non-Member £590

Key Learning Objectives:
• Develop an understanding of the racing and sports horse industries, and the role of the veterinary surgeon within them.
• Gain an insight into the day to day work of veterinary surgeons working in the yards, at the sales, at competitions and on the racecourse.
• Update your knowledge of the rules and regulations which affect veterinary surgeons, including vaccinations, medications and detection times.
• Identify challenges regarding welfare of the horse and demands of the sport (and/or trainer/rider) and discuss commonly encountered scenarios.

Pre-Course Learning Webinars:

The world of sports horses
The world of horse racing
How to balance welfare with the demands of the sport

Course Organiser:
Lucy Grieve BA VetMB MRCVS Suffolk

Anthony Clements BVSc CertES9Orth) MRCVS - Suffolk
Robert Dallas BVSc, CertES(Orth), MRCVS - Suffolk
Oliver Pynn BVSc CertEP MRCVS - Suffolk
Rachel Read DVM MRCVS - Suffolk
Colin Roberts BVSc MA PhD FRSB FRCVS - Cambridgeshire
Mike Shepherd BVSc MRCVS - Suffolk
David Skyes BVSc MRCVS - London
Tim Greet BVMS MVM Cert EO DESTS Dip ECVS FRCVS - Suffolk

Terms and conditions:

Rossdales Equine Hospital and Diagnostic Centre,
Cotton End Road,

Note: only online payments are accepted when booking via the website. If you do not wish to pay online please contact the office on 01638 723555

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