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2nd Scottish Farrier/Veterinary Conference
25th November 2009

 

  Anne Currie demonstrating shiatsu techniques
  Ruth Torrance demonstrating aspects of equine physiotherapy
  Sandy Beveridge and Stewart Armstrong on the application of heart-bars with laminitis
  Sandy Beveridge and Stewart Armstrong on the application of heart-bars with laminitis
  Sandy Beveridge and Stewart Armstrong on the application of heart-bars with laminitis
Andrew McDiarmid, from Lanark Vet Group, talking on the hoof capsule in relation to limb conformation  
Grant Moon in conjunction with Mustad doing a live shoeing demonstration  
Grant Moon in conjunction with Mustad doing a live shoeing demonstration  
Grant Moon in conjunction with Mustad doing a live shoeing demonstration  
Jim and Allan Ferrie on trimming and shoeing for laminitis  
Jim and Allan Ferrie on trimming and shoeing for laminitis  
Sandy Beveridge and Stewart Armstrong on the application of heart-bars with laminitis  

Over 100 delegates including farriers, vets and agricultural students attended the 2nd Scottish Farrier/Veterinary Conference on the 25th November 2009 at the University of Glasgow Equine Hospital in conjunction with J & A Ferrie.

With delegates split into smaller groups the rotation included a mixture of practical demonstrations and talks –

  • Jim and Allan Ferrie on trimming and shoeing for laminitis
  • Sandy Beveridge and Stewart Armstrong on the application of heart-bars with laminitis
  • Grant Moon in conjunction with Mustad doing a live shoeing demonstration
  • Anne Currie demonstrating shiatsu techniques
  • Ruth Torrance demonstrating aspects of equine physiotherapy

Later in the afternoon all attendees were brought back together in the lecture theatre for presentations by –

  • Andrew McDiarmid, from Lanark Vet Group, talking on the hoof capsule in relation to limb conformation
  • Andy Durham, from Liphook Animal Hospital, talking on Metabolic Syndrome and its relationship with Laminitis
  • Patrick Pollok, from the Glasgow Vet School, talking on a veterinary approach to laminitis

The day was extremely informative and feedback received from all attendees has been fantastic.

All farriers attending received 4 points towards their CPD record.