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For Equine Vets Everywhere

BEVA Approved Rossdales Diamond Series - Undergraduate Congress

10 Aug 2019 08:30 - 11 Aug 2019 18:00

Event Description
Course Leader

Catriona Mackenzie - Rossdales Equine Hospital

Sarah Boys Smith - Rossdales Equine Hospital
Celia Marr - Rossdales Equine Hospital
Catriona Mackenzie - Rossdales Equine Hospital
Paul Martynski - Rossdales Equine Practice
Lucy Grieve - Rossdales Equine Practice
Marianna Castro-Martins - Rossdales Equine Hospital
Jill Bryan - Rossdales Laboratories
Tim Barnett - Rossdales Equine Hospital
Alastair Foote - Rossdales Laboratories
This congress is available to all current veterinary undergraduates wishing to gain more knowledge and experience in the fields of equine veterinary medicine and surgery. It will include the following subjects:

Head and neck

Our team will provide detailed lectures covering the upper airway, ocular examination and a guide to routine oral examination and treatments. There will also be a practical session on ocular, oral and upper airway examinations.


Our renowned team of specialists will cover the fundamentals of the cardiovascular and respiratory systems and will provide a comprehensive guide to dealing with the coughing horse.

The acute abdomen

This series of lectures will describe routine colic examination on the yard and provide practical tips on the decision making process involved in referring a colic patient.


Presentations will focus on the essentials of lameness examination, radiography in the field, dealing with the acute non-weight bearing lameness and the laminitic patient. There will also be a wet lab covering distal limb anatomy and nerve blocks.

Getting the most from your laboratory

Members of our medicine and laboratory teams will provide lectures on sample selection to aid your clinical investigation, updates on endocrinology and choosing the correct worming protocols.

The course fee also includes a course dinner on Saturday night, daily refreshments, lunch on both days of the forum, and breakfast rolls on the Sunday morning.


£145 inc. VAT


Please contact Rossdales at cpd@rossdales.com or on +44 (0)1638 577754

Terms and conditions:

Rossdales Equine Hospital,
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