Equine rehabilitation – a team approach

Key Information

CPD Hours: 14 hours

Course Length: One day

Course Format: Recorded lectures, case-based discussions and practical sessions

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10 Jul 24

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Course Information

Key Areas
  • How to get the most out the vet-physio relationship
  • How to design a tailored rehabilitation plan
  • The veterinary approach to treating back pain
  • The physio approach to treating back pain
  • Veterinary treatment of tendon and ligament injuries
  • Optimising rehab programmes following tendon and ligament injuries
  • Novel ancillary treatments for orthopaedic injuries
About this course

Suitable for equine vets and physiotherapists

Equine rehabilitation is an important part of getting horses back into work after injury or surgery. 

The value of the vet-physio relationship cannot be overemphasised in terms of maximising outcomes in our patients following injury or surgery. We will explore how to construct rehabilitation programmes and the role physiotherapy plays in recovery from surgery or during conservative therapy. We will also cover how to optimise recovery from tendon and ligament injury, back pain and explore novel ancillary treatments and their efficacy.

This course consists of recorded webinars and a day of practical sessions. The recorded lectures allow you to learn at your own pace and they can be listened to at a convenient time - these are a prerequisite for attending the practical component.

Why do this course?
To gain confidence in rehabilitation patients following injury or surgery.


Senior Lecturer in Equine Surgery
The Royal Veterinary College

Andy Fiske-Jackson, BVSc MVetMed DipECVS FHEA MRCVS
Associate Professor of Equine Surgery
The Royal Veterinary College

Kate Hanousek,
Equine resident
The Royal Veterinary College

Alex Hawkins, BSc BVSc MVetMed DipECVS MRCVS
Lecturer in Equine Surgery
Royal Veterinary College

Cloe Lambert, MVetPhys
Veterinary Physiotherapist
NAVP and RAMP Accredited

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