Join us for an interactive evening testing your lameness diagnosis skills.
We will be covering a host of lameness related topics:
- What to look for in the lame horse.
- The differences in isolating forelimb and hindlimb lamenesses.
- Biomechanics of horse.
- Practical assessments of live horses.
- Where do you start in trying to isolate the cause of lameness.
We will also be covering the future of lameness diagnosis:
- The use of accelerometers and gyroscopes in lameness assessments.
- How the rider can influence lameness.
The evening will consist of a very short presentation, followed by practical demonstrations on how to look at lameness and the use on sensors to help improve our diagnosis.
Our venue has a cafe on site, so food and drink we be available.
We look forward to seeing you there!
We have limited spaces so scroll to the bottom of the page, select the number of tickets you need & RSVP!
The evening will have two main focuses:
- A. Fiske-Jackson – European Diploma holder in Equine Surgery from the RVC, will be talking about the use of the latest equipment to help in the diagnosis of even the most subtle of lamenesses.
- Dr. C. Bristow – Nutritional Team Manager from Dodson & Horrell Feeds, will be giving us a talk on how to feed our performance horse.
In this yard talk we will be discussing all aspects of lameness in the horse.
Topics covered will include:
- How to notice a lame horse
- How to notice the difference between fore and hind limb lameness
- Videos of types of lamenesses
- Techniques used to isolate the cause of a lameness