Optimising Sports Horses Performance

Date

Wednesday February 23rd and Thursday February 24th 2022

Number of participants

  • Max. 10 persons

Fee

  • Vets: EUR 675 per person (Excl. 21% VAT)
  • Students: EUR 475 per person (Excl. 21% VAT)

Prices are for two days including lunch

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Program

During the course there is space for interactive discussion, so please feel free to prepare questions. Problem cases / images you encounter in practise during your daily work can also be discussed during these days.

 

Voor deze training zijn 12,5 punten toegekend door de Orde der Dierenartsen

Day 1

10.00 – 11.00 Welcome at Via Nova

  • Coffee & cake
  • Guided clinic tour

11.00 – 12.30 Lecture  

  • How to perform a comprehensive clinical assessment of a poorly performing horse – ‘reading the horse’

12.30 – 13.15 Practical

  • Clinical assessment of a horse at rest, in hand, on the lunge and ridden

13.15 – 14.15 Lunch

  • Sandwiches – fresh fruit – coffee – tea – soft drinks

14.15 – 15.15 Lecture

  • Competition horses, performance and the Ridden Horse Pain Ethogram: how we can identify horses whose performance could be improved

15.15 – 17.30 Interactive video-based Case discussions

  • Clinical case examples reflecting investigation of poor performance

Day 2

09.30 – 11.00 Lecture

  • Neck- related forelimb lameness

11.00 – 11.30 Short break

  • Coffee – tea – softdrinks – pastries

11.30 – 12.30 Lecture

  • Rider size and influence on performance

12.30 – 13.15 Practical

  • Looking at a horse at rest, in hand, on the lunge & ridden

13.15 – 14.15 Lunch

  • Sandwiches – fresh fruit – coffee – tea – soft drinks

14.15 – 15.15 Lecture

  • What is the significance of equine behaviour during tacking-up and mounting?

15.15 – 15.30 Short break

15.30 – 16.30 Interactive video-based Case discussions

Register

To register, please send an email with your billing details to info@vianovaequine.com or fill in the form below.