CAFRE are running an Equine Laminitis Seminar on 14th June 2019

CAFRE will be hosting a one day Equine Laminitis Seminar on Friday 14th June at Enniskillen Campus. The seminar will review current laminitis theory and research, and demonstrate the changes that occur within the hoof with the aid of x-rays and venograms. Treatment and management options will also be demonstrated and discussed.

The Seminar will run from 10.00am until 5.30pm and will be delivered by industry professionals:

10.00am       Registration
10.30am       Overview of laminitis and the role of the owners, vet and farrier
12.30pm       Lunch (light lunch provided)
1.30pm         Practical session on assessment and treatment of laminitis using x-rays and venograms
5.00pm         Final discussions and questions
5.30pm         End of day


  • Sean Rooney – Equine veterinarian (BVSc MRCVS) Sean owns Rooney Equine,  an equine clinic that offers a 24 hour ambulatory service, based in Newcastle, Co. Down.
  • Quirine Tettelaar – Equine veterinarian (MVetMed MRCVS) and certified farrier AFA (CF), Quirine is the owner of Manor Equine Vets Ltd based in Co. Down.
  • Martin Payne AWCF & Paul Duddy AWCF (Associateship of the Worshipful Company of Farriers which focuses on corrective farrier) will review laminitic cases and demonstrate the techniques that are available to the farrier when dealing with acute and chronic pathology.

Who is the Seminar for?
Anyone involved in caring for, managing or treating horses including horse owners, instructors, vets, farriers, nutritionists and instructors/coaches. The day will provide practical information on how to manage this debilitating condition.

Cost and Registration
The cost of the seminar is £45 per person and includes a light lunch and refreshments. Places are limited due to the practical nature of the event.

Registration is required prior to the Seminar and closes on Monday 10th June 2019.