Event information

Event venue: Online webinar
Date: 16th June 2022 - 7pm
(Available on-demand if you cannot watch live)

Price: £30.00

Equine wounds: where does the rehab start?

Event description

Equine wounds: where does the rehab start? In this webinar we bring together the two leading experts in equine wounds and skin diseases, together with a leading veterinary rehabilitation specialist, to discuss in detail the most recent scientific advice for dealing with wounds of all types.

They will be looking at trauma and adhesions, remodelling of skin and the role massage plays, how to start movement and necessary protocols to follow. We will also discuss topical preparations, which emollients to use if at all and, how to manage the wounds long-term.

This webinar will add extremely useful knowledge to your practice that you can use in everyday work to assist your clients.


  • Professor Emeritus Derek C Knottenbelt
    OBE, BVM&S, DVM&S, DipECEIM, DACVIM, MRCVS (Recognised RCVS and European Specialist in Equine Internal Medicine), Director, Equine Medical Solutions Ltd
  • Georgie Hollis
  • Jodie Daglish
    Consultant at Newmarket Equine Hospital, BVSc MS DipACVSMR MRCVS

Appropriate for:

  • Body workers
  • Chiropractors
  • Osteopaths
  • Physiotherapists
  • Veterinary Nurses
  • Farriers


Professor Emeritus Derek C Knottenbelt OBE, BVM&S, DVM&S, DipECEIM, DACVIM, MRCVS (Recognised RCVS and European Specialist in Equine Internal Medicine), Director, Equine Medical Solutions Ltd

Derek qualified from Edinburgh in 1970 and retired from his personal Chair in Equine Internal Medicine Liverpool in 2010. He is a Diplomat of the European College of Equine Internal Medicine and of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine. He is Director of Equine Medical Solutions Ltd and through this provides an advisory service in equine oncology. He is the primary author of 10 recognised text books and over 90 refereed scientific papers.

Derek has been awarded honorary life membership of ECEIM, BEVA, VWHA and ACVIM. He received the Animal Health Trust Scientific Award in 2003, the BEVA (Blue Cross) Welfare award in 2004 and the Merk -WEVA Welfare Award in 2006. In 2005 he was appointed OBE by the Queen for his services to equine medicine. Through Equine Medical Solutions Ltd he continues to provide a consultancy service in equine oncology and other challenging clinical conditions for veterinarians worldwide. His main interests are in oncology, ophthalmology, wound management and dermatology. He is actively involved in animal and human charity work both in UK and abroad.

Georgie Hollis BSc

Georgie is an independent specialist in wound management and dressing technologies. She has lectured widely, both nationally and internationally across equine and small animal disciplines and has authored many peer reviewed articles across the UK and beyond. Georgie's day to day role is focused on running the Veterinary Wound Library ( This site provides a resource for members to access evidence based education, resources and product information to help their wound management decision making.

Georgie regularly lectures to veterinary professionals at both national and international events such as BSAVA, BVNA, BEVA, ISFM, Vets South & Vets North and E-Vet Congresses, to name just a few! She has also contributed to a list of veterinary publications, including The Veterinary Nurse, VNJ, Veterinary Record, EQUUS, Equine Health, Equine Wellness and Veterinary Practice.

Georgie also heads up her team of ‘Bandaging Angels’ who deliver tailored in house CPD to help practices refine their dressing selection and overcome their bandaging demons.

Jodie Daglish Consultant at Newmarket Equine Hospital, BVSc MS DipACVSMR MRCVS

Jodie graduated from Bristol University Veterinary School in 2010. She initially undertook a 2 year internship at Newmarket Equine Hospital before pursuing an ambulatory role at Lambourn Equine Vets, working predominantly with event horses and racehorses. Following this Jodie moved to the University of California, Davis to study integrative sports medicine with a focus on acupuncture and chiropractic application in the sports horse. Jodie then enrolled in a one year equine diagnostic imaging internship at Colorado State University before transitioning into the equine sports medicine and rehabilitation residency program. During this time Jodie completed a Masters in Clinical Sciences and successfully attained board certification in Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation in February 2020. Jodie returned to work at Newmarket Equine Hospital in September 2019 and currently has a consultant role, providing lameness assessments and poor performance evaluation. She also is responsible for development of rehabilitation protocols for inpatients, post operative patients and for those presenting with a primary issue not requiring surgery. This is a consultation service that Jodie additionally provides remotely in conjunction with home veterinarians.

During her residency training Jodie gained extensive knowledge and experience in equine musculoskeletal rehabilitation at Colorado State University, the original home of equine sports medicine and rehabilitation. She has worked tirelessly in the advancement of the understanding and application of rehabilitation techniques utilising therapeutic modalities, manual therapy and physical therapy. 

Jodie is the first equine veterinarian in the UK to have specialist residency training in equine rehabilitation and has the capacity to provide protocols in laser therapy, extracorporeal shockwave therapy, therapeutic ultrasound, TENS, NMES, acupuncture, kinesiotape application and physical therapy. 

Jodie applies a whole horse approach to her case management and encourages owners and trainers to build a dynamic system of feedback and program review so that programs can be adapted rapidly and to accommodate difficulties or success according to progress.