Equine stream

Day 1

7 November


1.00pm – 1.30pm

Registration Ballylinch Stud, Thomastown, Co Kilkenny

1.30pm – 2.45pm

Group 1

Investigation of the Guttural Pouch - Bryan Waldridge

Group 2

"Can I tap that?" Advanced approaches to synovial structures - Jim Nutt

2.45pm - 3.15pm

Coffee break

(following the break, the groups will swap over)

3.15pm – 4:30pm

Group 2

Investigation of the Guttural Pouch - Bryan Waldridge

Group 1

Can I tap that?" Advanced approaches to synovial structures - Jim Nutt

4:30pm – 7:00pm 

Free time

7:00pm until late 

Buffet Dinner and Quiz

Kindly supported by imv

Day 2

8 November


8:15am – 9:00am


9:00am – 9:15am

Opening address

David MacGuinness Veterinary Ireland President

9:15am – 9:45am

Field Assessment of the Neonate

Dr. Bryan Waldridge

9:45am – 10:15am

Angular Limb Deformities / Conformational Assessment

Dr. Jim Nutt

10:15am – 10:45am

Equine Welfare Discussion

Claire Hawkes

10:45am – 11:00am

Questions and Answers

11:00am – 11:30am


11:30am – 12:00pm

Worming Update

Sióbhan McAuliffe

12:00pm – 12:30pm

Field Wound Management

Dr. Jim Nutt

12:30pm – 12:45pm

Questions and Answers

12.45pm – 2.15pm


2.15pm – 4.25pm

Mini MBA

Stress Management – Pat Hart, Vet Support NI
Communications Skills – Christine Magrath, VDS
AMR – Fergus Allterton, Willows Referrals

4.25pm – 5.00pm


5.00pm – 6.00pm


6.00pm – 6.30pm

Drinks Reception

6.30pm – 8.00pm

Free Time

8.00pm - Late


Day 3

9 November


9:00am – 9:30am

The Chronic Poor Doer

Dr. Bryan Waldridge

9.30am – 10.00am

Troyton Intern Case Reviews of Mare Uteropexy and Septic Tendinitis

Cormac Burns and Lasmai Nicholson

10.00am – 10.45am


10.45am – 11.15am

Upper Respiratory Tract Endoscopy and Surgical Options

Dr. Jim Nutt

11.15am – 11.45am

Respiratory Investigations

Dr. Bryan Waldridge

11.45am – 12.30pm

IEC Updates Flu

Ann Cullinane and James Gibbons

12.30pm – 12.45pm

Question and Answers

12.45pm – 2.15pm


2.15pm – 2.45pm

How to Session; Practical Approach to Joint Injections

Peter Hannigan

2.45pm – 3.30pm

An insight into Warmblood Fragile Foal Syndrome

Áine Rowe

Specialist session 1

4.00pm – 5.30pm

Specialist Session

Dr. Jim Nutt

Specialist session 2

4.00pm – 5.30pm

Specialist Session 2

Dr. Bryan Waldridge

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