15th Veterinary Sport Horse Congress

60th Diamond Edition Jumping Amsterdam 2019


Friday 25 | 1 | 2019


Saturday 26 | 1 | 2019

8:00 AM Welcome and registration 8:30 AM Welcome and registration
8:50 Introduction by chair
Jan-Hein Swagemakers (DE)
9:10 Introduction by chair
Jan-Hein Swagemakers (DE)

The cranial neck - normal vs. abnormal
Erik Bergman, Sporthorse Medical Diagnostic Centre (NL)


Blocking patterns with injury to the distal limb
Kurt Selberg, Colorado State University (US)


Wobblers do win medals!
Richard Hepburn, B&W Equine Vets (UK)


Tips and tricks for optimising your ultrasound examinations
Roger Smith, Royal Veterinary College London (UK)

10:20 Coffee and tea break 10:40 Coffee and tea break
10:50 Tarsus and suspensory ligament: treating them as a region
Kurt Selberg (US)
11:10 How to keep the older equine athlete sound and fit to compete
Luís Lamas (PT)
11:30 Unusual tendon injuries in the performance horse
Roger Smith (UK)
11:50 How to deal with Rules and Regulations as treating sport horse vet
Stephen Schumacher (US)
12:10 Lunch 12:30 Lunch
13:20 Underestimated ligament injuries when modern modalities are available
Erik Bergman (NL)

Don't forget the medical side of the PPE - respiratory tract, gastro-intestinal tract and CNS
Richard Hepburn (UK)


The role of the Equine Vet in training and conditioning the Equine Athlete
Luís Lamas (PT)


PPE findings of the Equine Eye – Pass or Fail?? – that’s the question
Hanneke Hermans (NL)


Peak Performance - how to deal with subclinical internal medicine issues
Richard Hepburn (UK)

14:50 Diagnostic imaging findings in the PPE – Pass or Fail? – that’s the question!
Kurt Selberg (US)
15:20 Coffee and tea break 15:30 Coffee and tea break

Use, Misuse or Abuse? Impact of Supplements in the Equine Industry
Stephen Schumacher (US)


What’s the meaning of “normal” in the PPE, from controversies to clinical relevancy

16:40 Novelties in Treatments, Training and Rehab for sport horses
[interactive voting]
Roger Smith – Richard Hepburn – Luís Lamas – Erik Bergman – Stephen Schumacher
  Kurt Selberg (US) - Richard Hepburn (UK) - Roger Smith (UK) - PJ McMahon (UK) - Hans-Georg Stihl (CH) - Edwin Enzerink (NL) - Luís Lamas (PT)
18:00 End of the programme  17:40 End of the programme
until 19:00 Drinks and Snacks
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