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April 1, 2022
Canada’s Equine Guelph is offering a new two-week online short course on the care and prevention of injuries in sport horses.
Course instructor Dr Brianne Henderson of Rivendell Equine Veterinary Services will take the course, which runs from April 25 to May 6, 2022.
Participants will learn daily practices that can optimize health and performance and reduce the risk of lameness issues in their athletic horses. Everything from early detection, footing and exercise regime can have an impact on soundness.
Henderson will discuss common lameness issues for horses as well as early detection and prevention. Those attending will also learn about the horse’s musculoskeletal system, how they move, best practices for detecting lameness, assessment tools, management of a lame horse and the latest research...