|SOUTHERN BREEDERS SEMINAR
THURSDAY 29th JULY (8.30am til 4.30pm)
Event contact: TBNSW office (02) 5508 3818
Riverina Studs Program:
08.50-09.30 Making the most from an abortion. (1. PhD Student Claudia Macleay & Dr Victoria Brookes)
09.30-10.10 Equine dentistry- brood mare and others (2. Claire Denis)
10.40-11.20 Preparing for early breeding, foaling, and post-foaling management. (3. Allan Gunn)
11.20-12.00 Semen assessment and longevity. (4. Dr Jennifer Clulow)
12.00-12.40 Keeping the neonate alive: attention to common abnormalities and their treatments as well as some new processes to improve success, simply. (5. Prof Sharanne Raidal)
12.40-14.00 LUNCH and VCC visit/tour
14.00-14.40 Eye ulcers. Detection on the farm and the awareness of how important early detection of cases is to keep them simple. (6. Prof Kristopher Hughes)
14.40-15.20 Septic joints, and wound management assessment to prevent catastrophic soft tissue sepsis. (7. Fernando Amitrano)
15.20-16.00 Managing angular limb deformities on the stud farm. Is stripping still valid in 2021 and beyond? (8. Assoc Prof Rafael Labens)
1 Claudia Macleay is a Agrifutures sponsored PhD student with Dr Victoria Brookes as her primary supervisor. Claudia is an equine scientist and Viki Brookes is specialist epidemiologist (FANZCVS) with extensive and wide ranging clinical experience including being a stud clinician in the Scone, and with global research (PhD) qualifications and experience.
2 Claire Dennis is a veterinarian and accomplished and qualified (MANZCVS) equine dentist, with an absolute passion for dentistry and teaching this subject to those who are keen to listen.
3 Allan Gunn is a specialist in veterinary reproduction with a wealth of experience in equine breeding in Australia and overseas, including the UK, China and Zimbabwe. He has passion for clinical activity and teaching both undergraduate students and residents and his contributions to clinical services have been recognised through award of the Fellowship of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons.
4 Dr Jennifer Clulow is a ‘locally produced’ specialist in veterinary reproduction, with a wealth of global experience is horse reproduction. Prior to obtaining her veterinary degree she obtained a PhD in andrology (effectively studying spermatozoa) which she is continuing with as a veterinarian.
5 Professor Sharanne Raidal is a specialist in equine medicine with a vast array of research and clinical experience, and a passion for keeping foals alive and for teaching students and residents in equine medicine.
6 Professor Kristopher Hughes is a specialist in equine medicine and director of the CSU Equine Hospital with a wide range of research, teaching and clinical experience. Amongst his clinical and research interests is the treatment of complex eye diseases.
7 Fernando Amitrano is Argentinian (yes, it is tea only in his cup with a straw) veterinarian with specialist surgical training in the USA. He has a passion for explaining to people how and why animals should be treated with a scalpel blade.
8 Associate Professor Rafael Labens is a European veterinary graduate with extensive (specialist in both surgery; and sports medicine and rehabilitation) knowledge of equine athletes. He also manages to administer the CSU equine hospital being the superintendent of the VCC.