Veterinary Practitioner Day

Supporting ISER XII

Saturday 28th July, Tattersalls, Newmarket


Registration Fee


9:00:  Welcome and introduction: David Dugdale

Joint Keynote Session: Managing stallions to maximise fertility

9:10- 9:50: Sue McDonnell (USA) Difficult stallions: drugs vs management

9:50-10:30: Dickson Varner (USA) Stallion management

10:30-11:00: Coffee and tea

Session 1:

Clinical management from semen collection through to the high risk pregnant mare

11:00-11:30: Zamira Gibb (Australia) Recent developments in semen preservation

11:30-12:30: Tom Stout (Netherlands) Cutting edge updates from ISER XII

12:30-13:00: Margo McPherson (USA) Managing high risk pregnant mares

13:00 – 14:00: Lunch

Session 2:

Advanced reproductive technologies

14:00-15:00: Fernando Riera (Argentina) and Katrin Hinrichs (USA) Equine oocyte recovery, ICSI, embryo sexing and cloning: research findings and clinical applications

15:00-15:30: Lisa Maclellan (Australia) Obtaining successful pregnancies through oocyte harvest from mares

15:30 – 16:00: Afternoon coffee and tea and screening of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes

Session 3:

Parturition complications and what it means for the foal

16:00-16:30: Tom Stout (Netherlands) Dystocia in the mare

16:30- 17:00: Emily Haggett (UK) Lawsonia and Rhodococcus update