Equine Health and Veterinary Series


A series of dynamic presentations on equine health and veterinary care will be delivered over 6 evenings this autumn. Each evening will focus on a specific area of equine health and will be delivered by an expert in that field. The evenings will provide the latest knowledge and understanding of issues faced by horse owners and professionals and provide strategies for prevention and management.

Additional Information

Each evening is a recognised CPD event for:

  • British Horse Society registered instructors (three talks = 6 hours CPD)
  • Horse Sport Ireland registered coaches (two talks = 1 point)
  • Veterinary Council of Ireland vets and veterinary nurses (one talk = 2.5 CVE credits)

The evenings are suitable for all those involved in the equine industry wanting it increase their knowledge on key aspects of equine health.

Date Speaker Topic
27th September 2018

Liam Sharp, BVM&S MRCVS,

Lisadell Equine Hospital

Maintaining a healthy airway
4th October 2018

Associate Professor John Burford,

University of Nottingham

Digestive health and colic
18th October 2018

Professors Cathy McGowan,

University of Liverpool

Metabolic issues
5th November 2018

Professor Jacqui Matthews,

Moredun Research Institute

Parasites and their control
15th November 2018

Sean Rooney, BVSc, MRCVS

Martin Payne, AWCF, Farrier

Hoof care and shoeing
29th November 2018

High Suffern, MVB, MRCVS,

Tullyraine Equine Clinic

Wound and injury management

All presentations will take place at The Ballinderry Inn, Moira Road, Lisburn, BT28 2HQ, with doors opening at 7.00pm for a 7.30pm start.


There is no fee for the evenings but participants must enrol online before each event, as spaces are limited. Online enrolment will close 48 hours before the date of each event.