MS253 – Medical Challenges in Equine Practice

£447.00 (+VAT)

12 months access to recordings and course materials is included. Please note that these are webinar recordings and not live events. Full details on how to access the Mini Series will be emailed to you.

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  • Join Zoë Gratwick BVSc, MSc, MMedVet, DipECEIM, MRCVS for three 2-hour online sessions
  • Comprehensive notes to downloaded
  • Self-assessment quizzes to ‘release’ your 8 hours CPD certification (don’t worry, you can take them more than once if you don’t quite hit the mark first time)
  • A whole year’s access to recorded sessions for reviewing key points
  • Superb value for money – learn without travelling
  • Watch the recordings on any device


Session 1

Investigation and management of diarrhoea in adult horses and foals

This webinar covers key considerations in the diagnostic assessment of horses with diarrhoea. This includes an in depth look at the investigation of specific causes, as well as other factors affecting case management, enabling you to get the most out of your diagnostics. Both supportive care and specific therapies will also be discussed. Biosecurity is an important consideration for many diarrhoea cases and practical measures will be covered.

What you’ll learn:

  • In which cases faecal pathogen testing might be useful
  • In which cases a specific diagnosis might affect treatment
  • How to avoid false negative laboratory results
  • When and how abdominal ultrasonography can be useful
  • Key features of effective supportive care
  • Considering the in-contacts
Session 2

Investigation and management of recurrent colic, weight loss and pyrexia of unknown origin in horses

In this webinar Zoë covers key considerations in the investigation of recurrent colic, weight loss and pyrexia of unknown origin. This includes a close look at the potential causes of these three common presentations. Techniques used in the diagnosis and assessment of such cases will be covered. Therapy and other management factors will be discussed.

What you’ll learn:

  • Gain an understanding of common and more unusual causes of recurrent colic, weight loss and pyrexia of unknown origin
  • Learn what different diagnostic techniques can offer in the investigation of these syndromes and when they are most likely to be useful
  • Cover therapeutic options for the different causes of these syndromes
Session 3

Investigation and management of respiratory disease in horses

In this webinar both the investigation and management of equine respiratory disease will be discussed. Zoë takes a detailed look at the techniques used to assess horses with respiratory disease, including when each is most likely to be useful. Disease prevention will also be covered, alongside a look at therapeutic options for a number of conditions.

What you’ll learn:

  • When BAL, tracheal wash or both types of cytology are indicated
  • When specific pathogen testing is advisable
  • In which cases thoracic ultrasonography or radiography might be useful
  • Optimisation of the environment for lung health
  • Control of infectious respiratory disease
  • Treatment options for respiratory diseases, including equine asthma and infectious conditions

The price includes all 3 sessions, notes and quiz – 8 hours of CPD

*No traffic jams, accommodation hassles, pet or childcare, rota clashes, locum fees ……….. just great CPD and a valuable ongoing resource.

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