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Musculoskeletal Ultrasound For Equine Practitioners Lectures (provided Online) & On-Location Practical Sessions

VetPD - Veterinary Professional Development

1 year ago

Date: Saturday 4th March, 2023 - Saturday 4th March, 2023
Start time: 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Duration: 1 hour(s)
Cost: £611.34

1-Day On-Location Portion (7 hrs): Sat 4th March 2023
Saturday 8:30am – 5:30pm: Practical Sessions

8 hrs of Online Lectures (on-demand): at your leisure
Attendees are expected to have worked through this Lecture Series before coming to the on-location portion of the course. Contact us if you have previously purchased this webinar series.

Total Continuing Education Hours: 15 hrs


This course has been designed to equip the equine practitioners with the theoretical knowledge and practical skills needed to make the most of their abilities and ultrasound machine, in the diagnosis and treatment of frequently encountered equine musculoskeletal conditions affecting the frontlimb, hindlimb and the neck. This course is suitable for all vets aiming to improve their knowledge and skills in this area, as the practical sessions will be adapted to the attendees’ skill levels.

To participate in the On-Location Portion, attendees are required to have first worked through the corresponding online Lecture Series for 'Musculoskeletal Ultrasound for Equine Practitioners'':

If you have already purchased the Lecture Series independently of the On-Location Portion, please contact the office on [email protected] for a voucher code to reduce the price accordingly.
As part of the online Lecture Series the following topics will be covered in highly illustrated lectures and case presentations:

Speaker Title Duration
Roger Smith How to get the most out of your Ultrasound Machine 55 min
Roger Smith Elbow & Shoulder Joints 40 min
Roger Smith Heel & Pastern Region 40 min
Andy Fiske-Jackson The Flexor Tendons & Check Ligaments 50 min
Andy Fiske-Jackson Fetlock Joint Region 30 min
Andy Fiske-Jackson Stifle Joint 50 min
Andy Fiske-Jackson Hip Joint & Pelvis 50 min
Andy Fiske-Jackson Digital Flexor Tendon Sheath & Annular Ligament 40 min
Andy Fiske-Jackson The Neck 50 min
Roger Smith Suspensory Ligament – Frontlimb vs. Hindlimb 40 min
Roger Smith Tarsus & Tarsal Sheath 40 min
On the Saturday, the speakers will be sharing invaluable tips/tricks and pearls of wisdom with the attendees during the 7 hours of practical sessions in small groups (2 – 4 vets per ultrasound machine) on live horses. Each attendee will be able to extensively hone his/her practical skills at the following practical stations:

Machine Set-Up
Ultrasound of the Heel & Pastern
Digital Flexor Tendon Sheath & Fetlock Region
Flexor Tendons & Check Ligaments
Suspensory Ligament – Frontlimb vs. Hindlimb
Tarsus & Tarsal Sheath
Stifle Joint Region
The course fee includes, coffee/tea breaks, lunch and a certificate of attendance. To participate in the On-Location Case-Discussions & Practical Sessions, attendees are required to have first worked through the Lecture Series (included in the price). Early course registration is recommended as there are only a limited number of places available due to the highly practical nature of this course.

Who is it for?

Qualified Vets. Discounted prices available for: Veterinary Technicians, Veterinary Students, Veterinary Interns and Residents.

The Speakers

Sarah Boys SmithVetMB, MA, CertES(Orth), Dipl.ECVS, MRCVSGiorgio RicardiDrMedVet(Cum laude), CertISELP, MRCVS

The Venue

Clinica Equina VillafrancaVia Sommacampagna, 50Verona37069

Number of CPD hours this event can be recorded as

16 hours

Registration and Booking

Click here to reserve your place