Ultrasound of the Mid-Distal Limb & Stifle for Equine Practitioners - A 2-Day Practical Course


Oct 26, 2019 to Oct 27, 2019
8:00 AM until 5:45 PM


This course has been designed to equip the equine practitioners with the theoretical knowledge and practical skills needed to make the most of their abilities and ultrasound machine, in the diagnosis and treatment of various equine musculoskeletal conditions affecting the mid and distal frontlimb and hindlimb, including the stifle joint. This course is suitable for all vets aiming to improve their knowledge and skills in this area, as the practical sessions will be adapted to the attendee’s skill level.

The course will run over two days, with a focus on highly illustrated lectures which will be systematically approached:

How to get the most out of your ultrasound machine
Ultrasonographic Anatomy and Conditions of the Foot & Pastern
Digital Flexor Tendon Sheath & Annular Ligament
Fetlock Joint Region
Flexor Tendons & Check Ligaments
Suspensory Ligament – Frontlimb vs. Hindlimb
Carpus & Carpal Sheath
Tarsus, Tarsal Bursae & Sheath
Stifle Joint Region

The speakers will be sharing invaluable tips/tricks and pearls of wisdom with the attendees during the 7 hours of practical sessions in small groups (2 – 4 vetsper ultrasound machine) on live horses. Each attendee will be able to hone his/her practical skills at the following practical stations: Machine set-up, foot & pastern, digital flexor tendon sheath, fetlock region, suspensory ligament, flexor tendons & check ligaments, tarsus & tarsal sheath and the stifle joint region.

The course fee includes hot lunches, coffee/tea breaks, the wine & cheese reception, extensive electronic course notes and a certificate of attendance. Attendees can choose to only attend the lectures (= Lectures Only) on this course or can register for the entire course (= Lectures & Practical Sessions). Early course registration is recommended as there are only a limited number of places available due to the highly practical nature of this course.


$110 - $2300


Stillwater Equine Veterinary Clinic
9550 60th Street North
Stillwater MN 55082

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