Schedule

Day 1: October 21, 2019
7:30 am
Registration
8:30 – 10:00 am 
Dr. Dyson
  • The importance of ridden exercise in lameness diagnosis and assessment of poor performance.
10:00 – 11:00 am
Coffee
11:00 – 12:30 pm   
Dr. Dyson
  • Can we determine the presence of musculoskeletal pain by the behavior of ridden horses?
  • Case based discussion including stumbling
12:30 – 2:00 pm
Lunch
2:00 – 3:30 pm  
Dr. Dyson
  • Is ossification of the ungular cartilages of clinical significance?
3:30 – 4:00 pm
Coffee
4:00 – 5:30 pm  
Dr. Dyson
  • How do we determine if thoracolumbosacral region pain is primary or secondary?
  • The influence of saddle fit on performance
5:30 – 6:30 pm
6:30 – 9:00 pm
Social hour
Dinner: Seafood Buffet
Day 2: October 22, 2019
8:00 – 9:30 am 
Dr. Dyson
  • Diagnosis and management of hindlimb proximal suspensory desmopathy.
9:30 – 10:30 am
Coffee
10:30 – 12:00 pm  
Dr. Dyson
  • The influence of rider weight on equine performance – a pilot study
12:00 – 1:30 pm
Lunch
1:30 – 3:00 pm 
Dr. Dyson
  • Lameness related to the neck – can include lameness at the walk and stumbling
3:00 – 3:30 pm
Coffee
3:30 – 5:00 pm
Dr. Dyson
  • Sacroiliac joint region pain: a diagnostic and therapeutic challenge
 5:00
Closing remarks
Note: Order of topics and times subject to change