BEVA Congress 2015
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Lecture
Thursday 10 September
11 September
12 September
DAY 1Hall 1aHall 1bHall 1cHall 3bHall 12Practical Demo Area - Exhibition Hall
DAY 2
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DAY 1Hall 1aHall 1bHall 1cHall 3bHall 12Practical Demo Area - Exhibition Hall
DAY 2
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Causes of erroneous regional analgesia results
08:30 (20 mins)
Michael Schramme, VetAgro Sup  

The role of scintigraphy in poor performance evaluation
08:50 (20 mins)
Michael Ross, University of Pennsylvania   

The equine neck: diagnostic and treatment strategies
09:10 (20 mins)
Richard Mitchell, Fairfield Equine Associates  

Is it lame or neurological: the role of transcranial magnetic stimulation examination
09:30 (20 mins)
Filip Vandenberghe, Equine Hospital Bosdreef  
Surgical Treatment of Neoplasia (Derek Knottenbelt)
Chairs: Derek Knottenbelt, University of Liverpool   

Skin neoplasia: the good, the bad and the uncommon
08:30 (20 mins)
Harry Carslake, University of Liverpool  

Surgical management of penile neoplasia
08:50 (20 mins)
Jim Schumacher, University of Tennessee  

How can the pathologist help? Grading schemes and use of immunohistology
09:10 (20 mins)
Lorenzo Ressel, University of Liverpool  

The iKnife: real time molecular phenotyping in surgical oncology
09:30 (20 mins)
James Kinross, St Mary's Hospital  

What does your FEC tell you?
08:30 (20 mins)
Jacqui Matthews, Moredun Research Institute  

Tapeworm - where are we now?
08:50 (20 mins)
Chris Proudman, University of Surrey  

Cyathostominosis: a clinician's perspective
09:10 (20 mins)
David Rendle, Rainbow Equine Hospital  

Pinworm: a re-emerging disease? What can we do?
09:30 (20 mins)
Edd Knowles, Bell Equine Veterinary Clinic  

Efficacy of oviductal flushing with PGE2, in mares, in and out of the breeding season
08:30 (15 mins)
Paul Martynski, Rossdales Equine Hospital & Diagnostic Centre  

The effect of obesity and endocrine function on foal birthweight in Thoroughbred mares
08:45 (15 mins)
Sarah Smith, Royal Veterinary College   

Evaluation of several screening tests for determination of the IgG concentration of foals with the turbidimetric immunoassay as reference method.
09:00 (15 mins)
Inge Wijnberg, University of Utrecht  

Antimicrobial sensitivity of bacteria isolated from neonatal foal samples in New Zealand (2004 to 2013)
09:15 (15 mins)
Leah Toombs-Ruane, Massey University  

Antimicrobial susceptibility of Australian virulent Rhodococcus equi isolates collected between 1991 and 2014
09:30 (15 mins)
James Gilkerson, University of Melbourne   

Impact of age at first immunisation on Equine Influenza short and mid-term protective antibody levels in Thoroughbred foals.
09:45 (15 mins)
Stephane Pronost, Frank Duncombe Laboratory  
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08:40 Pre-Purchase Examination Panel (Malcolm Morley)
Chairs: Malcolm Morley, Stable Close Equine Practice  
Pre-Purchase Examination Panel (Malcolm Morley)
08:40 (70 mins)
David Green, Veterinary Defence Society Ltd, UK
Mette Uldahl, Vejle Hestepraksis, Denmark
Chris Rea, Three Counties Equine Hospital, UK
Marcus Swail, EquiVET Ireland, Ireland

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09:50 Discussion
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Discussion
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Discussion
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Break 09:50
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10:00 Break Break Break Break Practical Dentistry Tips
Dental Nerve Block 'LIVE DEMO'
10:00 (30 mins)
Chris Pearce, The Equine Dental Clinic Ltd  
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12:00 Prizes & AGM
12:00 (30 mins)
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12:30 Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch Practical Dentistry Tips
Examination and Oroscopy 'LIVE DEMO'
12:30 (30 mins)
Chris Pearce, The Equine Dental Clinic Ltd  

Dental Radiography 'LIVE DEMO'
13:00 (30 mins)
Neil Townsend, Three Counties Equine Hospital  
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Trauma and Wound Panel (Debra Archer) Sponsored by Bayer
Chairs: Debra Archer, Philip Leverhulme Equine Hospital  
Trauma and Wound Panel (Debra Archer)
13:30 (105 mins)
Jim Schumacher, University of Tennessee, United States
David Bardell, University of Liverpool, UK
Patrick Pollock, University of Glasgow, UK
Safia Barakzai, Arundel Equine Hospital,

Clinical Research Sponsored by HBLB: Colic 1 (Michael Heweston)
Chairs: Michael Heweston, University of Pretoria  

Colic: Horse owner knowledge and experience.
13:30 (15 mins)
Adelle Bowden, University Of Nottingham   

Investigating the normal management regimens of working equids and identifying barriers to the recognition and treatment of colic by owners in Morocco
13:45 (15 mins)
Alona Kalamanova, University Of Nottingham   

Appraisal of the current evidence for diagnostic tests that differentiate medical and surgical colic.
14:00 (15 mins)
Tom Cullen, University of Nottingham  

Systematic review of evidence for plasma and peritoneal lactate as a diagnostic test for surgical colic.
14:15 (15 mins)
Tom Cullen, University of Nottingham  

Measures of redox balance in horses undergoing corrective surgery involving strangulating lesions of the small intestine
14:30 (15 mins)
David Bardell, University of Liverpool  

Evaluation of Dexamethasone for the Prevention of Post-Operative Ileus
14:45 (15 mins)
Kate McGovern, Donnington Grove Veterinary Group  

Is there evidence for functional 5-hydroxytryptamine 4 (5-HT4) receptors in the equine jejunum? An in vitro study to explore options for use of human prokinetic drugs, acting at 5-HT4 receptors, in horses.
15:00 (15 mins)
Catherine Delesalle, University of Utrecht  
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13:40 Refining Lameness Assessment (Marcus Head) Sponsored by HBLB
Chairs: Marcus Head, Rossdales Equine Hospital & Diagnostic Centre  

Subjective gait analysis without inertial sensors
13:40 (20 mins)
Michael Ross, University of Pennsylvania   

Integrating subjective and objective lameness evaluation
14:00 (20 mins)
Andrew Fiske-Jackson, Royal Veterinary College  

The role of ridden lameness evaluation
14:20 (20 mins)
Richard Mitchell, Fairfield Equine Associates  

Neurological conditions giving rise to lameness
14:40 (20 mins)
Richard Piercy, The Royal Veterinary College  

Ongoing challenges of common and less common equine respiratory pathogens
13:40 (20 mins)
Nicola Pusterla, University of California  

Strangles prevention: treating carriers and vaccine use, now and in the future
14:00 (20 mins)
Philip Ivens, Buckingham Equine Vets Ltd  

Infectious disease in Africa - what are the threats to equids in Europe?
14:20 (20 mins)
David Sutton, University of Glasgow  

Tick-borne disease in horses: what can we learn from other species?
14:40 (30 mins)
Simon Tappin, Dick White Referrals  
Equine Dentistry in Ambulatory Practice (Henry Tremaine) Sponsored by The Horse Trust
Chairs: Henry Tremaine, University of Bristol   

Periodontal disease: the scourge of the stabled horse
13:40 (20 mins)
Paddy Dixon, University of Edinburgh  

Practical treatment of periodontal disease in practice
14:00 (20 mins)
Chris Pearce, The Equine Dental Clinic Ltd  

Emerging possibilities in management of periodontal disease
14:20 (20 mins)
Travis Henry, Midwest Equine Services  

Dental examination for pre-purchase examination
14:40 (20 mins)
Victoria Nicholls, Wright & Morten Vets  

Dental radiographs - when, why and how
15:00 (20 mins)
Travis Henry, Midwest Equine Services  
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15:00 Discussion
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Infectious Disease Workshop (Josh Slater)
15:50 (90 mins)
Tim Brazil, Equine Medecine on the Move  Nicola Pusterla, University of California  Richard Newton, Animal Health Trust  David Sutton, University of Glasgow  
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16:00 Advances in Orthopaedics (Raphael Labens) Sponsored by HBLB
Chairs: Raphael Labens, The Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies  

Current best management of splint bone fractures: to cut or not to cut?
16:00 (20 mins)
Bruce Bladon, Donnington Grove Veterinary Surgery  

A review of tenoscopic management of tarsal sheath injuries
16:20 (20 mins)
Ian Wright, Newmarket Equine Hospital  

Fragments that are hard to remove: the proximal intertarsal joint and the extensor process in Friesian horses
16:40 (20 mins)
Frerik Ter Braake, Dierenkliniek Emmeloord  

Ulnar fractures – conservative or surgical treatment?
17:00 (20 mins)
Christoph Lischer, Equine Clinic  
Moral Maze: Is Equine Sports Medicine Ethical? (Roger Smith)
16:00 (85 mins)
Madeleine Campbell, Hobgoblins Stud, UK
Michael Schramme, VetAgro Sup, France
Karen Coumbe, Bell Equine Vet Clinic, UK
Dominik Burger, University of Berne and Agroscope, Switzerland

Emerging Techniques in Equine Dentistry (Victoria Nicholls)
Chairs: Victoria Nicholls, Wright & Morten Vets  

The role of CT in equine dentistry
16:00 (20 mins)
Neil Townsend, Three Counties Equine Hospital  

A comparative perspective on endodontic disease
16:20 (20 mins)
Travis Henry, Midwest Equine Services  

The fractured tooth: selecting the practical solution
16:40 (20 mins)
Henry Tremaine, University of Bristol   

Infundibular caries - is it significant?
17:00 (20 mins)
Apryle Horbal, University of Edinburgh Equine Hospital  
Clinical Research Sponsored by HBLB: Colic 2 (Sarah Freeman)
Chairs: Sarah Freeman, University of Nottingham  

Iohexol as a marker of intestinal permeability in the horse
16:00 (15 mins)
Milja Koskinen, Milbourn Equine Vets  

Diagnostic accuracy of blood sucrose as a screening test for diagnosis of gastric ulceration in adult horses
16:15 (15 mins)
Michael Heweston, University of Pretoria  

Diagnostic value of gastric mucosal biopsies in horses with glandular disease
16:30 (15 mins)
Samantha Crumpton, University Of Nottingham   

Understanding intestinal microbiota in equine grass sickness: next generation sequencing of faecal bacterial DNA.
16:45 (15 mins)
Joy Leng, University of Surrey  

Equine Cyathostominae can develop to infective third stage larvae on straw bedding
17:00 (15 mins)
Eoghan McGirr, University of Glasgow  

A retrospective dental study on 5334 horses in general practice
17:15 (15 mins)
Graham Duncanson, Westover Veterinary Centre  
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17:20 Discussion
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Happy Hour Discussion
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