Webinar Plus: The equine foot

Key Information

CPD Hours: 24 hours

Course Length: Six weeks

Course Format: A mixture of pre-recorded weekly webinars (which can be reviewed throughout the course), live weekly Q&A sessions with the tutors, online case assessment exercises, supplementary reading material and tutor-moderated online discussion forums

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New in 2022

Course Information

Key Areas
  • Foot lameness – lameness characteristics and diagnostic analgesia
  • Radiography of the foot – standard and lesion orientated projections and their interpretation
  • MRI of the foot – when and why?
  • Ultrasound of the foot – is it any use?
  • Shoes for different bone and soft tissue pathologies in the foot
  • Lesions of the foot – surgical versus medical therapies
  • Assessment of the external hoof capsule and treatment of common ailments (hoof cracks, contracted heels etc.)
About this course

The latest on the how to diagnose and treat lameness localising to the foot.

With 90% forelimb lameness emanating from the foot accurate localisation, appropriate imaging and effective treatment is essential. This course will incorporate the most recent data on the diagnosis and treatment of the most common foot lameness. Nuances of foot lameness, interpretation of nerve blocks, standard and additional imaging techniques and the latest treatment data for common conditions will all be covered.

Why do this course?
To gain confidence in accurately diagnosing, imaging and treating foot lameness.

The webinars for this course will be pre-recorded and can be viewed as recorded versions throughout the course. A live Q&A session with the tutor will run on the following dates at 1.00pm London time.

Live Q&A dates:
Friday 16th September
Friday 23rd September
Friday 30th September
Friday 7th October
Friday 14th October
Friday 21st October


Rhiannon Morgan , BSc BVSc CertAVP MVetMed(Hons) PhD DipECVDI MRCVS
Lecturer in Equine Diagnostic Imaging
The Royal Veterinary College

Dagmar Berner, Dr.med.vet. DipECVDI MRCVS
Lecturer in Equine Diagnostic Imaging
The Royal Veterinary College

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

Nicola Lynch, MVB CertAVP MVetMed MRCVS
Staff Clinician in Equine Surgery
The Royal Veterinary College