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International Veterinary Endurance Conference

September 9, 2018

Could it be possible for the endurance vets to objectively assess the gait in a vetgate?

Monica Mira is one of the first veterinarians in the world using the “lameness locator” during the vet-gate examination of an endurance race. If you would like to find out more about the results of this research come to IVECII.

Monica Mira is currently doing a PhD at the University of Evora in Portugal on the “Usefulness of Non-Invasive and Objective Methodologies to Assess the Welfare of the Horses during Endurance Competitions”. Monica is a complete and dedicated 100% endurance individual, from being a rider to FEI**** endurance vet official and treatment vet. Constantly travelling around the globe attending endurance rides and organizing conferences. Monica is the founder of IVEC (International Veterinary Endurance Conference) and after the success of the first edition, we are glad she is fully involved on this second edition. Don’t miss out this great opportunity and register

The IVEC is a conference for veterinarians and the stakeholders involved in the sport of endurance riding. The topics include presentations by some of the foremost experts in endurance veterinary science, and include genetics, training and clinical science. There are also presentations on horse welfare and latest scientific research.


September 9, 2018
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