XXIII. Conference about horse diseases
XXIII. Conference about horse diseases within EQUITANA 2019
The conference about horse diseases was a two-day conference covering a wide range of topics relevant for equine practitioners and has over the years developed into one of the most prestigious equine CPD events in the German-speaking area. The varied programme with renowned speakers from Europe and the US was complemented by the accompanying trade exhibition featuring over 40 companies presenting services and products for equine practice.
The multifaceted programme of the XXIII. Tagung über Pferdekrankheiten comprised presentations by European and North American speakers, among others on the topics of clinical examinations of patients with cardiac arrhythmia, treatment of colon obstipation, new developments in the area of stem cell treatment and arthroscopic surgery as well as advice on sensible use of antibiotics in equine practice.
The second day included reports on the effects of the acquisition of equine hospitals by investors which were subsequently be discussed with the audience (panel discussion: Investors in Equine Practice: for the Animals’ Benefit?). Topics such as disorders of the suspensory ligament, the mandibular joint or the nuchal ligament of the horse were also be addressed on Saturday.