Equine Basic Arthroscopy Days

Teilnehmerkreis: Tierärzt:innen

Zeitraum: 24.11.2022 09:00 - 26.11.2022 - 17:00


Andy Bathe
... graduated from Cambridge University, and is a partner at Rossdales LLP, specialising in orthopaedic surgery, lameness and poor performance in sport horses. He was formerly University Equine Surgeon at the Queen’s Veterinary School Hospital, University of Cambridge. He is a Diplomate of the ECVS and the ACVSMR, and holds the RCVS Diploma in Equine Orthopaedics. He is Team Vet to the Japanese Three Day Event Team, and formerly to the British Three Day Event and Pony Showjumping Teams.

Dwayne Rodgerson
... earned his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Atlantic Veterinary College, Prince Edward Island, Canada. He completed a surgical internship at Hagyard Equine Medical Institute prior to his residency and Master’s program at Auburn University. After his residency, he joined the University of Missouri as a Clinical Instructor in Equine Surgery for one year before joining the University of Florida’s Large Animal Hospital as a Clinical Lecturer for one year and as an Assistant Professor for two years. Then he returned to Hagyard as an Equine Surgeon in 2002 and is a Partner of the Practice.

Hans Wilderjans
... graduated from Ghent University, Belgium. He worked for several years in an Equine Practice in the UK and returned in 1992 to Belgium to co-found the hospital de Bosdreef. He is Diplomate of the European College of Veterinary Surgeons. Hans is frequently invited as a speaker on international congresses and as a surgeon in other hospitals to perform specific surgeries.



November 24, 2022: Lectures at Hotel Altwirt, Tölzer Straße 135, 83607 Großhartpenning

November 25-26, 2022: Wet labs at Pferdeklinik am Kirchberg, Piesenkamer Straße 18, 83607 Großhartpenning

Teilnahmegebühr: 2550 €

Net price in Euro, please add 19 % VAT for EU citizens without VAT ID and always for German citizens

Fee for Day 1 only: 500,00 €


For early birds (until 15.09.22): 2.350,00 €; Day 1 only: 400,00 €

All prices are reduced by 5 % for FFP members and for a second person of the same clinic/practice. For groups of 3 or more persons the price is reduced by 5 % for all registrants. Residents 15% off.

Tagungsort: Hotel Altwirt und Pferdeklinik am Kirchberg, Tölzer Str. 135 bzw. Piesenkamer Str. 18, 83607, Großhartpenning (bei Holzkirchen), Germany,

Programm 24.11.2022 09:00 - 26.11.2022 - 17:00

Residents and Diplomates of the Colleges of Veterinary Surgeons – or equivalent qualifications – will be taught the basics of several arthroscopic procedures. They will practice the procedures on cadaver legs under the guidance of Andy Bathe, Dwayne Rodgerson and Hans Wilderjans. Sixteen persons only can participate to ensure quality time for each one. All procedures will be demonstrated first by the instructors and then the participants will perform them guided by the instructors.

Thursday, November 24 | Lectures | Hotel Altwirt

09:00     Carpus, fetlock, and hock: 1) Material and instruments; 2) use of antibiotics and NSAID; 3) Bandage and suture removal; 4) Reading radiographs of fetlocks, carpus and hocks to discriminate between complicated versus routine cases; 5) Portal placement – arthroscopic anatomy – common fragments in the fetlock, carpus and hock; 6) Complications including managing synovial sepsis

10:30   Coffee break

11:00   Continue lectures

12:45   Lunch

13:45   Continue lectures

15:30   Coffee break

16:00   Continue lectures

18:00   End 

Friday, November 25 | Wet labs | Pferdeklinik am Kirchberg

09:00     Carpus and fetlock

10:30   Coffee break

11:00   Carpus and fetlock

12:30   Lunch

14:00   Carpus and fetlock

15:30   Coffee break

16:00   Lecture on the digital flexor tendon sheath: 1) Material and instruments; 2) use of antibiotics and NSAID; 3) Bandage and suture removal; 4) Portal placement

18:00   End 

Saturday, November 26 | Wetlabs | Pferdeklinik am Kirchberg

10:30   Coffee break

11:00   Hock

12:30   Lunch

13:45   Digital flexor tendon sheath

17:00   End 

All Presentations are in English



Early bird registration until 15.09.2022


Arbeitsgruppe Pferd – Task Force Horse, Dr. Arno Lindner, Heinrich-Röttgen-Str. 20, 52428 Jülich, Germany, Phone +49 (0) 2461 340-430; Fax -484; contact@agpferd.de; www.agpferd.com


Teilnehmerbegrenzung: 16 Personen

Zusatz Veranstalter:
The working stations are kindly provided by Karl Storz - Endoskope. www.karlstorz.com 

Homepage: agpferd.com/equine-basic-arthroscopy-days-2

Anerkennung: ATF-accreditation is being requested
Arbeitsgruppe Pferd

Heinrich-Röttgen-Str. 20
52428 Jülich