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Equine Grass Sickness Research Conference

Saturday 28 April 2018
Time:

09.45 - 16.30

Event location:

Moredun Research Institute, Pentlands Science Park, Nr Edinburgh EH26 0PZ

Audience:

Horse and pony owners as well as professionals and students working in the equine industry

Booking information:

Please contact Kate Thomson on 0131 445 6257 (Weekdays 10am – 1pm) or email kate.thomson@grasssickness.org.uk

To mark the 30th Anniversary of the Moredun Foundation Equine Grass Sickness Fund we are holding a conference to hear from the key scientists involved in equine grass sickness research and ask the important question ‘where next?’

This conference will be of interest to all horse and pony owners as well as professionals and students working in the equine industry.

Proposed programme:

  • Vaccine trial
  • How to manage the risk of grass sickness
  • Nursing chronic grass sickness cases
  • Bodyweight change aids prediction of survival in chronic equine grass sickness
  • Understanding intestinal microbiota in Equine Grass Sickness
  • Do mycotoxigenic fungi cause equine grass sickness?
  • Assessing the residual damage in long term recovery from equine grass sickness
  • Question and Answer Panel – ‘Where Next?’

 

Tickets £25pp to include breakfast roll, light lunch and afternoon refreshments. 10% discount for students, BHS members and equine charity employees (please contact Kate Thomson).

Places limited to 100, please book early to avoid disappointment. *** Update 13/2/18 35 places remaining ***

Tickets can be purchased online  or from Kate Thomson on 0131 445 6257 (Weekdays 10am – 1pm) or email kate.thomson@grasssickness.org.uk