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WebLeC online CPD training for horse vets

Information for Irish Equine Vets: Sessions are accredited with the Veterinary Council of Ireland. Each session attracts one CVE credit.
After attending a live session, the post-event survey will ask you for your address and Irish vet registration number so WebLeC can notify the VCI of your attendance and credit.

Recorded Sessions

*Please note - this is the area to choose and buy recorded sessions. If you buy access to a recording we will then send you a link and password to watch your chosen recorded session.*

Lesley Young

Roger Smith

Recorded on Thursday 23 August, 7.30pm

Diagnosis of common conditions of the horse's foot - eyes, hands and needles - clinical examinations and nerve blocks

Professor Roger Smith,
MA, VetMB, PhD, DEO, DipECVS, MRCVS
Royal Veterinary College, London

In this session you will cover:

The approach to lameness situated in the foot
Identification of foot pain characteristic of lameness
Visual appraisal of foot balance
Diagnostic analagesia

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Lesley Young

Jessica Kidd

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Proceeds to Vets with Horsepower

Recorded on Thursday 9 August , 7.30pm

Intensive care of foals in a practice setting:
it is possible
- In aid of Vets with Horsepower -

Dr Jessica Kidd BA, DVM, CertES(Orth), Diplomate ECVS, MRCVS, RCVS

In this session you will learn more about

basic principles of diagnosis

basics of treatment including supplementing gamma globulins, fluid and electrolyte balance, tube feeding, oxygen therapy, and nursing care

treatment of specific infectious conditions such as diarrhoea, pneumonia, and septic arthritis

prevention of neonatal infections

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Lesley Young

Neil Townsend

Thursday 12 July , 7.30pm

Imaging of the Equine Skull
- Sponsored by Instrumnetation Concept Ltd

Neil Townsend
MSc BVSc Cert ES (Soft Tissue) DipECVS MRCVS

In this session you will learn:

1 - Introduction to the imaging techniques

2 - Indications for head imaging

3 - Normal Radiographic anatomy

4 - Advanced imaging techniques

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Lesley Young

Lesley Young

Thursday 21 June , 7.30pm

How to get the best out of your Equine Cardiac Examinations
- Kindly Sponsored by Kruuse

Dr Lesley Young BVSc DipECEIM DVC MRCVS

Dr Young specialises in equine cardiology with particular interest in the effects of general anesthesia on the equine heart and clinical cardiology of athletic horses. She runs a referral cardiology and sports medicine service at the Animal Health Trust, Newmarket.

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Jon Pycock

Rob Pascoe

Thursday 14 June , 7.30pm
Equine tooth extractions and their complications - Sponsored by Equine Blades Direct

Rob Pascoe BVSc BAEDT MRCVS

How to recognise teeth where extraction complications are likely to arise.

- Complications affecting oral extraction techniques and surgical extraction techniques.

- New techniques in equine cheek tooth extraction.

- How to recognise when complications have arisen.

- What to expect from the referral process.

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Jon Pycock

Jon Pycock

Recorded on Thursday 7 June 2012, 7.30pm

Minimising the risks of missing twins in mares

Dr Jon Pycock B.Vet.Med., Ph.D, D.E.S.M., M.R.C.V.S
Panellist: Dr Juan Samper DVM, MSc, PhD

What you will learn from this session:

• recognise the early pregnancy and twins in the mare

• know when the pregnancy is developing normally or abnormally

• effectively deal with twin pregnancy

• learn which technique of twin reduction is the most appropriate for your situation

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Jaqui Matthews

Professor Jacqui Matthews

Recorded on Thursday 24 May 2012, 7.30pmmerial

A practical guide to strategic worming of horses. Sponsored by Merial

Professor Jacqui Matthews BVMS PhD MRCVS Principal Veterinary Parasitologist, Moredun Research Institute

What you will learn from this session:

- The threat of dewormer resistance and the use of targeted parasite control programmes to avoid this.

- The complex issue of equine worms, focusing on their lifecycles, from gut to pasture and back again.

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Rachel Conwell

Sam Luis Hole

Recorded on

Thursday 17 May 2012, 7.30pm - with the BAEDT

Equine odontoclastic tooth resorption and hypercementosis (EOTRH): A review
Sam Luis Hole BSc(Hons) BVM&S CertAVP(ED) BAEDT MRCVS

What you will learn from this session:

The proposed aetiologies of the disease syndrome

The clinical, radiographic and histological presentation of cases of EOTRH

The similarities and difference between EOTRH and similar disease syndromes in both felines and man

Diagnosis from clinical presentation and radiographs

Recorded Q&A session

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Rachel Conwell

Safia Barakzai

plus Panellist: Henry Tremaine

Thursday 10 May, 7.30pm

Equine Sinusitis - Diagnosis and Treatment
Sponsored by Dechra

Safia Barakzai BVSc, MSc, Cert ES (Soft Tissue), DESTS, Dipl. ECVS, MRCVS
RCVS and European Specialist in Equine Surgery Senior Lecturer in Equine Surgery

Panellist: Henry Tremaine, Senior Lecturer in Equine Surgery at University of Bristol

Key learning points
- Aeitiology of sinusitis - Clinical sign - Diagnosis- diagnostic modalities available and when they are indicated - how to differentiate between different types of sinus pathology- Treatment options available- Prognosis after treatment

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Rachel Conwell

Rachel Conwell

Thursday 19 April, 7.30pm

What should you know about
Gastric Ulcer Syndrome

Sponsored by Meriel

Rachel Conwell
BVetMed CertEM(IntMed) MRCVS.

Key learning points
• Understanding the normal anatomy and function of the equine stomach
• Common and less commonly reported clinical signs – • Normal and abnormal findings in the stomach
• Management of the more difficult gastric ulceration case: what to do when the ulcers won’t heal
• Prevention of gastric ulcers and advice

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Chris Pearce

Chris Pearce

Thursday 12 April, 7.30pm

In association with the BAEDT

Equine periodontal disease
- presentation and management

Chris Pearce
BVSc CertEM(IntMed) BAEDT MRCVS

Key learning points

How periodontal disease develops
How to recognise periodontal disease
How to manage short term
How to manage long term
When to refer

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James CrabtreeJames Crabtree

 

Margo Macpherson

Margo Macpherson

Recorded on Thursday 5 April, 7.30pm

Post-partum Problems in Mares: Retained Membranes and Placental Evaluation

Key learning points

• Retained fetal membranes
• Clinical signs, treatment, extraction techniques, prognosis
• Evaluation of the placenta
• Post foaling metritis
• Uterine lacerations

Plus full discussion with 3 international experts with different perspectives on this key issue that can cause the death of the mare.

James R. Crabtree BVM & S, CertEM(Stud Med)., MRCVS.
Equine Reproductive Services, Malton

Margo Macpherson- Associate Professor, Large Animal Clinical Sciences, Universtiy of Florida

Plus guest panellists - Juan Samper

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Jane BoswellJane Boswell

Thursday 22 March, 7.30pm

How to deal with angular limb deformities in foals

Jane Boswell MA, Vet MB, Cert VA, Cert ES (Orth), Dipl.ECVS, MRCVS (European & RCVS Specialist in equine surgery)

Key learning points

Cause and management of hyperextension injuries in foals
Congenital and Acquired flexural deformities – recognition and management
Causes and assessment of angular limb deformities in foals
Conservative and surgical treatment options for angular limb deformities in foals

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Juan SamperJuan Samper

How to Deal with Difficult Foaling (Dystocia)

Dr. Juan C. Samper, DVM, MSc, PhD
Diplomate American College of Theriogenologists

With Panellist
James R. Crabtree BVM & S, CertEM(Stud Med)., MRCVS.
Equine Reproductive Services

Dr. Juan C. Samper is the owner of JCS Veterinary Reproductive Services. He is a past President of the Society for Theriogenology.

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Thursday 8 March 2012 7.30pm
Foaling / Dystocia
Dr Juan Samper DVM, MSc, PhD of Veterinary Reproductive Services in Canada
Speakers: James R Crabtree  BVM & S, CertEM(Stud Med), MRCVS Equine Reproductive Services
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Thursday 23 February 2012, 7.30pm
What you should know about infectious respiratory diseases
Andy Durham BVSc, BSc,. DipECIM, CertEP,. DEIM, MRCVS, Liphook Equine Hospital
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Tim Greet

Previous session Recorded on Thursday 16 February, 7.30pm

Practical management of ligament injuries in the horse
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Sponsored by Celtic SMR Ltd

Professor Roger Smith
MA, VetMB, PhD, DEO, DipECVS, MRCVS

Roger’s main area of research is understanding the mechanisms of tendon ageing. Other areas include the epidemiology of tendon disease in the horse, the development of a serological assay for tendonitis and stem cell therapy for tendons.

Professor
Roger Smith

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Thursday 16 February 2012, 7.30pm
Practical management of ligament injuries in the horse - Sponsored by Celtic SMR Ltd
Professor Roger Smith, MA, VetMB, PhD, DEO, DipECVS, MRCVS
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Tim Greet

Recorded January 2012

How to Diagnose Dynamic Airway Obstruction
In this session you will see:

- The various methods of investigating dynamic upper airway obstruction in horses

- A description of the more and less common conditions of the upper airway and their management, supported by still and dynamic images
and more...

- Listen to question and answer session with Professor Greet and other experts including Safia Barakzai, Uni of Edinburgh

Professor Tim Greet

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January 2012, 7.30pm
How to diagnose causes of dynamic airway obstruction in horses
Tim Greet BVMS; MVM; Cert EO; DESTS; Dip ECVS; FRCVS, Rossdales Equine Hospital
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Jon Pycock

Great lecture with Jon Pycock and other expert contributors

Getting mares to cycle early - and other helpful hormone hints

- Practical reproductive physiology of the mare cycle

- Rational evaluation of methods to stimulate early season cycling in mares

- Question and answer session with Dr Pycock with Juan Samper

Dr Jon Pycock

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January 2012,
Getting mares to cycle early and other helpful hormone hints
Dr Jonathan Pycock B.Vet.Med., Ph.D, D.E.S.M., M.R.C.V.S, Equine Reproductive Services
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December 201
Medication and Doping Control in British Horseracing - A Vet's Guide
Dr Lynn Hillyer, Veterinary Adviser, Department of Equine Science and Welfare, British Horseracing Authority
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November 2011
Orthopaedic Dilemmas - Appendicular fractures: When, what and how to refer
Ian Wright MA VetMB DEO DipECVS
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October 2011
Practical Management Of Chronic Diarrhoea In The Horse
Rachael Conwell BVetMed, Cert EM (Int Med), DipECEIM, MRCVS
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September 2011
Colic Decision Making - When To Wake The Surgeon And What Pain Control To Use
Dr. Debbie Archer BVMS PhD CertES(soft tissue) DipECVS MRCVS
Senior Lecturer in Equine Soft Tissue Surgery, University of Liverpool
Sponsored by Dechra Veterinary Products UK Ltd
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September 2011
Pre-purchase examination certificates and guidance notes come into use early September 2011 Malcolm Morley, Chairman of the Pre-purchase Examination Committee.
Q&A session with Malcolm and the other panellists, Jeremy Mantell of the Liphook Equine Hospital and David Green of the Veterinary Defence Society
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August 2011
Breeding Difficut mares: follow-up Q&A session
Dr.Jonathan Pycock B.Vet.Med., Ph.D., D.E.S.M., M.R.C.V.S
Panel: James Crabtree & Juan Samper
Sponsored by Ledston Equine Clinic
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July 2011
From follicles that won't ovulate to fluid that won't go away: Practical tips for dealing with problem mares
Dr Jonathan Pycock B.Vet.Med., Ph.D., D.E.S.M., M.R.C.V.S, Equine Reproductive Services
Sponsored by A.Sommerville Ltd (Exago Ultrasound machine)

June 2011
MRI : Indications & Practical use in the horse
Dr Meridith Smith- Moore, MA Vet MB PhD Cert ES Dip ECVS MRCVS
Newmarket Equine Hospital
Sponsored by Hallmarq Veterinary Imaging Ltd

March 2011
Insulin Resistance, Equine Metabolic Syndrome, & Equine Cushings (PPID) - a practical approach to diagnosis and management
Dr. Cathy McGowan, BVSc DipVetClinStud MACVSc PhD DEIM DipECEIM FHEA MRCVS, Director of Equine Professional Studies, University of Liverpool
Sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim

March 2011
Managing Strangles and other infectious disease outbreaks in horses
Prof. Josh Slater, BVM&S PhD DipECEIM MRCVS Professor of Clinical Equine Studies, Royal Veterinary College.
Sponsored by Intervet Schering-Plough

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