Information about the programme, streams and speakers
DVM, PhD, dipl. ECVDI - Stefanie became a diplomate of the European College of Diagnostic Imaging (ECVDI) in 2010. In Januari 2020 she finished her PhD and is currently involved in ongoing research of the equine neck and musculoskeletal imaging amongst others.
Dr. Kutasi has currently focused her research area on equine infectious diseases, besides other areas, at the University of Veterinary Medicine in Budapest. She will be speaking about West Nile and other flaviviruses, EIA and tips on respiratory examination on tricky cases.
Dr. Durham is currently working as clinical director in The Liphook Equine Hospital and as a visiting Professor at the University of Surrey. He will be speaking about EMS, PPID, the GI-tract and liver diseases.
Thijs (Utrecht University) became a diplomate of the European College of Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia in 2012 and did his PhD on pain recognition and treatment techniques for pain in horses. He will be speaking about modern pain management and sedation of cardiovascular compromised horses.
Dylan Gorvy BSc, BVSc, Cert(ES) Soft Tissue, PhD, Dipl ECVS - Dylan is part-owner of Mälaren Hästklinik and head of the surgery department. He is a recognised European specialist in equine surgery, having obtained the Diploma in 2008 (Dipl. ECVS). He has lectured, internationally on equine wound management.
BVSc MVetMed Dipl. ECVS FHEA MRCVS - Senior Lecturer, RCVS and EBVSE European Specialist in Equine Surgery Deputy Head of RVC Equine - Andy is an RCVS and European Specialist in Equine Surgery with a particular interest in the use of the objective gait analysis system and its role in working up poor performance cases. His presentations will focus on diagnosis and treatment of equine spinal-related disorders.
Sarah Boys Smith - MA, VetMB, CertES(Orth) DipECVS, DACVSMR MRCVS - Sarah is a partner and orthopaedic specialist at Rossdales Equine Diagnostic Centre, primarily concentrating on the lame and poorly performing horse as well as emergency surgery. Her lectures will focus on equine spinal-related disorders
DVM, DACVIM, DACVSMR, Associate member ECVDI - Dr. Reef (University of Pennsylvania) is the author and editor of the book ‘Equine Diagnostic Ultrasound’ and was the chair of the ACVIM/ECEIM Consensus statement “Recommendations for Management of Equine Athletes with Cardiovascular Abnormalities”. She will unravel cardiovascular complexities and host different practical interactive lecture on equine Diagnostic Ultrasound.
The Voorjaarsdagen Equine Programme will offer both practical clinical updates and presentations of the latest developments in research. Therefore, the conference is appealing to a broad audience, including students, general practitioners and specialists.
Leading experts will cover numerous topics in two different streams divided over two days. Lots of topics to choose from!