Equine Dissection Day


This one day event will take place at the Irish Equine Centre, Kildare on Thursday 28 March 2019, leaving CAFRE Greenmount Campus, Antrim.

The day involves an informative tour of the renowned facilities of the Irish Equine Centre, which serves all sectors of the equine industry, providing laboratory and diagnostic services. This trip offers a rare and invaluable opportunity to see horses on the dissection table, and an insight into the internal anatomy of the horse and how it relates to health and performance.

Event content

The day will include:

  • An informative tour of Irish Equine Centre, showcasing the services offered and the centre’s expertise in equine diagnostics and disease prevention
  • An equine dissection highlighting key internal structures and how they relate to health and performance

 Event programme

7.25am          Leave Greenmount Campus

8.00am         Collection point – Sprucefield Park and Ride

10.30am       Arrive at Irish Equine Centre

                       Welcome and introductions

10.45am       Tour of Irish Equine Centre

12.30pm       Lunch at local garden centre (participants to purchase their own lunch)

1.30pm         Dissection session

4.00pm        Leave Irish Equine Centre

6.30pm        Drop off at Sprucefield Park and Ride

7.00pm        Arrive back at Greenmount Campus


The event costs £20 per person.

Additional information

The number of spaces on the course is limited to 25, so it is important to book early.

Registration for this event closes on Thursday 21 March 2019.