BEVA Approach to the Moody Mare: behaviour, gastrointestinal, ovarian and musculoskeletal aspects

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This East Anglian Regional Meeting is designed to give practical advice to equine practitioners when faced with the complex problems associated with mares. There is often a fine line between what is classified as a behaviour, what is attributed to hormonal imbalances and what is caused by gastrointestinal or musculoskeletal pain. Many owners are heavily invested in ascribing sometimes vague and seemingly unconnected symptoms to their horses’ characteristics. At times reaching a diagnosis can seem like a perilous tightrope with the possibility to cause real offence to the horse’s caregiver!  This course aims to update the practitioner about recent advances regarding the diagnosis of behavioural, hormonal, gastrointestinal and musculoskeletal problems. This course should give sufficient insight to allow equine vets to tease apart the thorny issues of how much a “Moody Mare’s problems” are caused by pain, behaviour or hormonal abnormalities.  WHERE  Rossdales Equine Hospital, Cotton End Road, Exning, Newmarket, Suffolk CB8 7NN  COURSE FEES BEVA  Members £50  BEVA Student Members £25  Non-members £100  KEY LEARNING OBJECTIVES • Understand recent advances in the hormonal assays and diagnosis of granulosa cell tumours  • Stages of a gastrointestinal investigation for poor performance  • Tips for distinguishing genuine behavioural abnormalities from other similar medical rooted problems  • Common difficulties in ridden performance without lameness

COURSE ORGANISER  Lewis Smith BVetMed, CertES(Orth), DESTS, DipECVS, FRCVS, Suffolk  COURSE SPEAKERS  Gemma Pearson BVMS, Cert AVP(EM), MSCR, MRCVS, Midlothian  Catriona Mackenzie BVMS, MSc, CertAVP(EM), DipECEIM, MRCVS, Suffolk  Jill Bryan BSc(Hons), MVB, DipECEIM, FRCPath, MRCVS, Suffolk  Rachel Read DVM, MRCVS, Suffolk


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21 Nov 2019 Rossdales Equine Hospital and Diagnostic Centre Book now

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