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For Equine Vets Everywhere

ARVS Summer Meeting

05 Jun 2018 09:00 - 17:00

08.30 – 09.00 Registration & Coffee
09.00 – 09.10 Introduction/welcome by ARVS Chairman James Bosley BVetMed MRCVS
09.10 – 9.40 Exercise physiology and basic training methodologies – equine - Shaun McKane BVSc DipACVIM DipECEIM MRCVS
09.40 – 10.10 Exercise physiology and training approaches – human athletes
10.10 – 10.50 Bone fatigue – How does bone respond to exercise? - Chris Whitton BVSc FANZCVS PhD
10.50 – 11.10 COFFEE/TEA
11.10 – 11.40 Response of tendon to exercise - Chris Whitton BVSc FANZCVS PhD
11.40 – 12.20 How is the subchondral bone affected by training and racing - Chris Whitton
12.20 - 12.30 Questions and Discussion
12.30 – 13.30 LUNCH
13.30 – 14.00 AGM of the Association of Racecourse Veterinary Surgeons
14.00 – 14.20 Practical approach to training – Flat Racing - James Given BVetMed MRCVS
14.20 – 14.40 Practical approach to training – National Hunt Racing - Kate Maxwell BVSc MRCVS
14.40 – 15.00 Discussion – possibly with targeted questions and panel to answer – regarding morning talks and these how could we adjust strategies to decease injury?
15.00 –15.20 COFFEE/TEA
15.20 – 15.45 Risk profiling for injury in North America - Tim Parkin BVSc BSc PhD DipECVPH MRCVS
15.45 – 16.10 Evidence-based, data driven interventions in Endurance riding - Tim Parkin BVSc BSc PhD DipECVPH MRCVS
16.10 – 16.35 Use of MRI in the TB racehorse – what role can it play in injury assessment and prevention? - Mike Shepherd BVSc(Massey), MRCVS
16.35 – 17.00 What our studies have taught us about the potential for injury prevention - Chris Whitton
17.00 Final questions and close

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Chepstow Racecourse,
Chepstow,
Monmouthshire,
NP16 6BE

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