Introduction

Nick Wingfield Digby
Chairman, Beaufort Cottage Educational Trust

Gastrointestinal disease in the first year of life: how to minimise risks

Nathan Slovis
McGee Medicine Centre, Lexington, Kentucky, USA

Dealing with infectious challenges in young horses on training yards

Peter Ramzan
Rossdales LLP

Herpes virus: can we defeat a uniquely challenging foe?

Lutz Goehring
Ludwig-Maximilian University, Munich, Germany

The European flu epizootic: what are the lessons learned?

Richard Newton
Animal Health Trust, Kentford, Suffolk

Conclusion

Nick Wingfield Digby
Chairman, Beaufort Cottage Educational Trust

Welcome and introduction

Nick Wingfield Digby MRCVS

Sales selection - the Trainer's viewpoint

Sir Mark Prescott
Racehorse Trainer, Newmarket, Suffolk

The Sales Exam: the veterinary viewpoint

Mike Shepherd MRCVS
Rossdales LLP

Do foal injuries and diseases compromise sales and racing performance?

Celia Marr FRCVS
Rossdales LLP

Radiography at the Sales: Are findings associated with future performance Part 1

Debbie Spike-Pierce
Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital, Lexington, Kentucky, USA

Radiography at the Sales: Are findings associated with future performance Part 2

Debbie Spike-Pierce
Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital, Lexington, Kentucky, USA

Does conformation affect gait: objective assessment

Renate Weller
The Royal Veterinary College, London

Genomics and performance profiling: where are we heading?

Des Leadon
Irish Equine Centre, County Kildare, Ireland

A personal view on producing and selecting horses for racing and breeding

Luca Cumani
Racehorse Trainer, Newmarket, Suffolk

Radiographic findings in Juvenile Orthopaedic Disease

Debbie Spike Pierce
Rood and Riddle, Lexington, Kentucky

Soft tissue injuries of the foot: are there red flags on plain radiography?

Marianna Biggi
VetCT Equine, Cambridge

Has advanced imaging changed the clinical management of proximal suspensory desmitis?

Sue Dyson
Animal Health Trust, Newmarket

Imaging and clinical management of suspensory branch injury in racing Thoroughbreds

Pete Ramzan
Rossdales Equine Practice, Newmarket

Third phalangeal cysts in the Thoroughbred Racehorse

Tom O'Keeffe
Rossdales Equine Practice, Newmarket

Imaging the neck and back

Mariana Castro Martins
Rossdales Diagnostic Centre

Fractured ribs: diagnosis and prognosis

Billy Fehin
Rossdales Equine Practice, Newmarket

Pelvic ultrasonography

Sarah Boys-Smith
Rossdales Diagnostic Centre

Sub-clinical imaging findings in the elite sport horse: how do we determine relevance?

Sue Dyson
Animal Health Trust, Newmarket

Cervical Vertebral Stenotic Myelopathy

Stephen M Reed, DVM, DACVIM
Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital, Lexington, Kentucky

Diagnosis and treatment of CVSM in horses

Stephen M Reed, DVM, DACVIM
Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital, Lexington, Kentucky

Wobbler Surgery – the UK perspective

Tim J Phillips BVetMed CertEP CertEO DESTS DiplECVS MRCVS
The Liphook Equine Hospital, Hampshire

Subjective assessment of spinal ataxia

Richard Piercy MA VetMB MS DipACVIM MRCVS
Royal Veterinary College

Objective assessment of spinal ataxia

Emil Olsen, DVM, PhD, MRCVS
Royal Veterinary College

The use of genetics to improve canine and equine breeds

Dr Sarah Blott, Associate Professor in Animal Breeding and Genetics
Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences

Genetic risk factors for equine respiratory disease

Prof Vince Gerber
Professor of Equine Medicine and Head of the Swiss Institute of Equine Medicine, University of Bern

The assessment of URT function in the young Thoroughbred presented for Sale

Geoff Lane

Recurrent Laryngeal Neuropathy: pathogenesis and management

Norm G Ducharme
James Law Professor of Surgery, Cornell University