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Spring CPD

Join us for a FREE national client evening


Listen to one of our leading vets talk about the latest advice about prevention and treatment of stomach ulcers.


Equine stomach ulcers affect up to 1 in 3 horses. Recent studies have reported that 37% of leisure horses, 63% of performance horses, 93% of racehorses, 67% of broodmares and nearly 50% of foals were affected.


15th May 2024 at 7:30pm

Spring CPD

Date: Friday 24th May 2024

Location: Pool House Equine Hospital, Crown Inn Farm, Rykneld Street, Fradley, Lichfield, WS13 8RD

This course is FREE. To register and for more information please email: charlotte.locke@poolhousevets.co.uk


•    08.45-09.00: Greetings and introduction (J. Withers)
•    09.00-9.30: 'treating the non-healing eye ulcer' (G. Rapezzano)
•    9.30-10.00: 'unusual presentation of cardiac diseases' (G. Hallowell)
•    10.00-10.30: 'the 'colicking' youngster - surgical management of common cases of abdominal pain in youngsters' (A. Ghiacci)
•    10.30-11.00: coffee break (offered by Legacy Rehabilitation
•    11.00-11.30: 'surgical management of guttural pouch pathologies' (J. Withers)
•    11.30-12.00: 'Not just kissing spine! Different causes of back pain in horses' (F. Cantatore)
•    12.00-12.30: 'Point of the hock injuries: when is surgery required?' (M. Marcatili)

Practical sessions

  • Ultrasonography of the eye (Gayle & Giulia)
  • Ultrasonography of the point of the hock (Marco & Andrea)
  • case discussion 'cases requiring emergency surgical referral' (Jonathan & Maria)
  • Ultrasonography of the back (Federica)

•    14.00-15.00: Practical sessions
•    15.00-15.30: Coffee break
•    15.30-16.30: Practical sessions.
•    16.30-16.45: Wrap-up

PUB DINNER offered by Audevard Laboratories