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For Equine Vets Everywhere

Hands-On Equine Cardiology

21 Sep 2021 09:00 - 17:00

British Racing School,
Newmarket,
CB8 7NU

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The course is ideal for all equine practitioners and RCVS cardiology certificate candidates. 

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Following cancellation in 2020, this popular one-day equine cardiology course is being offered again in 2021. This practical course covers all the commonly encountered cardiovascular abnormalities in horses.

Emphasis is placed on auscultation and hands-on interpretation of clinical findings using horses with cardiac abnormalities brought into the racing school. The course includes over 3 hours of practical case examination and case discussion of horses affected with all the common cardiac abnormalities that you are likely to encounter in general practice, so please bring suitable clothing and your stethoscope.

The course is ideal for equine practitioners and RCVS cardiology certificate candidates.

thinking iconKey Learning Objectives

  • Develop and hone your clinical skills, so that you can confidently identify all of the day-day to murmurs and arrhythmias in horses.
  • Use your clinical skills and new-found knowledge to allow you to interpret your auscultation findings to best advise your clients in the future.
  • Acquire a logical approach to interpreting clinical findings of different clinical cases.
  • Gain knowledge of currently available treatment and management strategies for the management of equine cardiac disease.

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This was one of the most insightful and useful CPDs I have attended to in a long time - just the fact time flew by is proof!

- 2019 Delegate

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organiser iconCourse Organiser

  • Lesley Young BVSc PhD DVA DipECVA DVC MRCVS, Suffolk

speaker iconCourse Speakers

  • Lesley Young BVSc PhD DVA DipECVA DVC MRCVS, Suffolk
  • Karen Blissitt BVSc DVA PhD DipECVA MRCVS, Edinburgh
  • Mark Bowen BVetMed CertVA CertEM (IntMed) DipACVIM-LAIM FRCVS, Nottingham
  • Harry Carslake MA VetMB DipACVIM Dip ECEIM MRCVS, Liverpool
  • Andrew Harrison BVSc CertEP CertVA MRCVS, Gloucestershire
  • Rachel Jago BVM&S MRCVS, Midlothian
  • Charlie Smith BVetMed CertEP MRCVS, Suffolk
  • Gunther Van Loon DVM PhD Dipl.ECEIM, Gent, Belgium

price iconCourse Fees

  • BEVA members £350
  • RCVS Diploma in Veterinary Cardiology (DVC) candidates £350 
  • Non members £700

Please be reminded of biosecurity requirements at BEVA CPD events, these can be viewed here.


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

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.


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