Programme

Photo: Johanna Vaurio

Equine programme - The Sport Horse

Conference will be held virtually due to the continued risks and restrictions presented by COVID-19. This is a preliminary programme.


Notice the time zone: UTC + 2:00

Opening

9:00 - 10:30

Opening Ceremony and News Hour

Leena Karma - Dentistry
Kati Niinistö -Internal medicine
Stefan M. Cokelaere - Orthopedics
Maria Kareskoski - Reproduction

10:30 - 10:40

Sponsor's speech
Vetcare/ Boehringer Ingelheim

10:40 - 11:00

BREAK

Section 1 - Orthopedics
Chair: Heidi Tapio

11:00 - 12:30

How training surfaces modify locomotion and injury risk to the horse's limbs.
Nathalie Crevier-Denoix

12:30 - 13:30

BREAK

13:30 - 14:15

Barefoot: Effects on hoof wear and the horse´s comfort in racing trotters
Nathalie Crevier-Denoix

14:15 - 15:15

Superficialdigital flexor tendon injury in racing horses: how can we improve managementand prevention?  
Nathalie Crevier-Denoix

15:15 - 15:45

BREAK

15:45 - 17:15

How to rehab the horse with different types of injuries. 
Managing the sport horse with arthrosis
Lee Clark

Section 2 - Internal Medicine
Chair: Kati Niinistö

10:50 - 11:35

Clinical approach to the colic in the horse - when to refer
Tim Mair

11:35 - 12:20

Colic; When is surgery necessary and what outcomes can you expect?
Tim Mair

12:20 - 13:30

BREAK

13:30 - 14:15

Practical abdominal ultrasound for the horse with abdominal disease
Tim Mair

14:15 - 15:00
15:00 - 15:15

Inflammatory bowel disease in the horse – are we over-diagnosing it?
Questions
Tim Mair

15:00 - 15:30

BREAK

15:30 - 17:00

Panel discussion

Equine parasites: what's new?
How to cope with emerging anthelmintic resistance? 
How to prevent parasite related health issues?
Chair: Ritva Kaikkonen
Panelists: Tina Pihl (DK), Katja Hautala (FIN), Svein Bakke (NO), Eva Tyden (SWE), Mia Hellsten (IS)


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Section 1 - Orthopedics
Chair: Mari Vettenranta

08:30 - 10:00

Our approach to dealing with neck and back problems in sport horses
Stefan M. Cokelaere

10:00 - 10:30

BREAK

10:30 - 12:00

45 min:
Rehabilitation - evidence based tools for recovery and management of the sport horse with arthrosis.
Lee Clark

45 min:
Our approach to tendon and ligament injuries in sport horses.
Stefan M. Cokelaere

12:00 - 13:30

BREAK

Section 2 - Internal Medicine
Chair: Mia Hellsten

08:45 - 09:30
09:30-
10.15

An update on summer eczema - is a cure in sight?
Summer eczema - is it overdiagnosed? Introducing an improved in vitro test.
Eliane Marti

10:15 - 10:45

BREAK

10:45 - 11:30
11:30-12:15

Karies - does it have to be treated?

Dental fractures - an overview
Leena Karma

12:15 - 13:30

BREAK

Life Management
Chairman: Tanja Pehkonen and Svein Bakke

13:30 - 14:15

Life Management - Paatsama honorary lecture
Svein Bakke

14:15 - 15:00

Life Management
Tim Mair

15:00 - 15:30

BREAK

15:30 - 17:00

How to live a life that looks like you?
Mikko Lilja


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Section 1 - Orthopedics
Chair: Mari Vettenranta

09:00 - 09:45

Orthobiologics- the science behind them
Stefan M. Cokelaere

09:45 - 10:30

Medical intra-articular treatments
Stefan M. Cokelaere

10:30 - 11:00

BREAK

11:00 - 11:45

Surgical treatment (diagnostic arthroscopy and cartilage repair surgical methods)
Stefan M. Cokelaere

11:45 - 12:30

What to choose and when (including both medical and biological treatments and surgery options)?
Stefan M. Cokelaere

 

Section 2 - Internal Medicine
Chair: Ritva Kaikkonen

09:00 - 10:00

Obstruction, obstruction … What about restriction? An overview of interstitial lung disease.
Scott Pirie

10:00 - 11:00

Look and listen! … The diagnostic value of a complete audiovisual assessment of breathing
Scott Pirie

11:00 - 11:30

BREAK

11:30 - 12:30

Equine asthma - causes, consequences and cures.
Scott Pirie