Equine Orthopedic Days

Equine Orthopedic Days

Equine Orthopedic Days

 

The course shall allow participants to follow and practice each single step of a lameness exam of horses. The number of participants is restricted to 14 to achieve the objective of the course. Participants are invited to bring along their own ultrasound and radiographic equipment as well as radiographic images for evaluation in the group! CPD accreditation will be seeked with Akademie für Tierärztliche Fortbildung.
 

Program:

Friday, September 25, theory (Hotel Weidenbrück)
Sue Dyson and Thomas Weinberger

  • 9:00 – Lame or not lame: Gait evaluation at the walk, trot on the straight and circles at hard and soft grounds.
  • 10:45 – Coffee break
  • 11:15 – Diagnostic anesthesia’s: Which one for what and how.
  • 12:30 – Lunch
  • 13:30 – Flexion tests: Which one for what and how.
  • 15:30 – Coffee break
  • 16:00 – Ultrasonographic examination of the limbs
  • 18:00 – End

Saturday, September 26, wet-labs (Equine Clinic Burg Müggenhausen)

  • 9:00 – Diagnostic anesthesia´s on cadaver limbs
  • 11:30 – Clinical lameness examination

Participants will evaluate with the instructors the gait of lame horses, the effect of flexion tests and diagnostic blocks. Further diagnostic anesthesia´s will be practiced on cadaver limbs so that all participants have the chance to get confidence in this procedure.

  • 18:30 -End
  • 18:45 – Barbecue

Sunday, September 27, wet-labs (Equine Clinic Burg Müggenhausen)

  • 8:45 – Ultrasound and radiography: Participants will be divided in 2 groups and ultrasound and radiography themselves. Own equipment is very welcome!
  • 10:30 – Coffee break
  • 11:00 – Ultrasound and radiography
  • 13:00 – Lunch
  • 14:00 – Ultrasound and radiography
  • 16:00 – End

Registration only here -> https://agpferd.com/equine-orthopedic-days

 

Locations and dates:

September 25
Hotel Weidenbrück – about 2 km away from the equine clinic; see address below.

September 26 and 27
Equine clinic Burg Müggenhausen GmbH,
Burg Müggenhausen, 53919 Weilerswist-Müggenhausen, Germany;
Phone: +49 (0) 2254-6001-0; Fax -150;
e-mail weinberger@pferde-klinik.de; www.pferde-klinik.de

 

Accommodation (about 2-4 km from the equine clinic)

Hotel Weidenbrück
Nachtigallenweg 27, 53913 Swisttal-Heimerzheim;
Phone +49 (0) 2254-6030; Fax -408;
www.hotel-weidenbrueck.de

 

Hotel Klosterstuben
Kölner Str. 27, 53913 Swisttal-Heimerzheim;
+49 (0) 2254-830789; http://www.hotel-klosterstuben.com

 

Hotel Zum Schwan
Bergstr. 20, 539191 Weilerswist-Metternich;
+49 (0) 2254-9939068; www.schwan-metternich.de