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Event venue: Online webinar
Date: 24th May 2022 - 7pm
(Available on-demand if you cannot watch live)

Price: £30.00

Proximal Limb anatomy, pathology and injuries

Event description

As with the distal limb in horses, the proximal limb is a source of much lameness, from the knee/hock upwards it covers an area prone to injury and trauma. From arthritis to sprains, tendinopathies to hamstring ruptures, we will be looking closely at differing issues, causes, diagnoses and treatments, all under the expert eye of our speaker panel. You will be able to ask the panel questions on the live event, or discuss in the group if you watch on-demand.

After watching this event you will have an in-depth understanding of the anatomy of the proximal limb and how to manage any issues affecting it, which you can apply to your everyday practice.

SPEAKERS

  • Graham Hunter
    BVM&S GPCert(EqP) CertEP CertAVP(ESO) MRCVS
  • Yasmin Stuart
    Equine movement and rehabilitation specialist
  • Lucy Grieve
    MA, VetMB, MRCVS, Ambulatory Vet at Rossdales

Appropriate for:

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

SPEAKER PROFILES

Graham Hunter BVM&S GPCert(EqP) CertEP CertAVP(ESO) MRCVS

After graduating from the Royal (Dick) Veterinary School, Graham joined Ardene House Veterinary Practice, Aberdeen in 1990. His focus quickly became equine work and, he was instrumental in building the first equine hospital facility in the north of Scotland at Kingswells in 1997.

Keen on personal development Graham has undertaken extra equine qualifications, most recently attaining a certificate in equine surgery and orthopaedics. In 2009 Graham was appointed as an RCVS examiner for the Certificate in Equine Practice and continued in this position for 5 years. Although interested in all aspects of equine medicine and surgery, his focus and passion over recent years has very much been on lameness, gait analysis and surgery cases.

Graham has held many roles including, VetTrust Director, extensive World Horse Welfare charity work, a Joint Measurement Board Official Measurer, a judge for British Breeding Futurity gradings. He also works for the NHS, in a role representing the equine industry in antibiotic prescribing stewardship and, has lectured extensively to horse clients and vets at Congress and professional development meetings. Currently he is the equine General Veterinary Advisor for IVC.

Yasmin Stuart Equine movement and rehabilitation specialist

Yasmin is an equine physiotherapist who specialises in movement therapy and rehabilitation. Her keen interest within this area is the use of prescriptive exercise to help improve posture and performance, while considering the horse's behavioural indicators within the working environment. She is passionate about the holistic approach to equine management – that it takes teamwork to help to promote and maintain equine wellbeing and performance.

Yasmin has worked alongside organisations such as Equitopia Center, where she taught on training clinics internationally, and is now Equine Physiotherapy Programme Manager for The Open College of Equine Studies. She also has a private practice which has a strong rehabilitation focus, to help owners to support their horse's wellbeing through research-led training practices, which teach owners to understand their horse's behaviour, while using an ethics-based training approach to help their horse to adopt more appropriate movement patterns.

Lucy Grieve

Bio coming soon.