Heimerzheim-Müggenhausen, Germany, March 4-6, 2017
in cooperation with Pferdeklinik Burg Müggenhausen GmbH
Participants will see experts on acupuncture diagnosing and treating horses presented with diverse health conditions (poor performance, back pain, riding and behaviour problems, with conventional veterinary medicine not resolved lameness, etc.). In addition a third day will provide participants the opportunity to improve their own skills under the surveillance of the instructors!
Friday, March 3, Hotel Bristol:
- 20:00 to 22:00 hours: Stories on acupuncture (and drinks). Sue Devereux, Rick Schafer, Emiel Van den Bosch
Saturday, March 4, practical work (Equine Clinic, Weilerswist-Müggenhausen)
(Accredited by ATF with 7 hours of CE)
- 9:00 - Examination and treatment of horses. Instructors: Sue Devereux, Rick Schafer, Emiel Van den Bosch
We will work on cases at the equine clinic. The day will be divided into four sessions of 90 minutes each. In each of the sessions a new case is presented, but the group of participants changes (so the participants get an opportunity to experience each of the instructors); Horses will undergo routine clinical and acupunctural exam of the instructors. Radiography, ultrasound, etc. will be used when they could ad to disclose the reason for a pathologic condition of a case.
- 18:00 - End
Sunday, March 5, Case discussions (Hotel Weidenbrück)
(Accredited by ATF with 7 hours of CE)
- 9:00 - Discussion on the examination, diagnosis and treatment of horses examined on the first day. Lectures: 1) Using electroacupuncture for trigeminal neuralgia. Sue Devereux; 2) Trigger points and their affect on movement and travel in the adult horse. Rick Schafer; 3) Answers of actual questions. Emiel van den Bosch.
- 18:00 - End
Monday, March 6, workshops (Equine Clinic, Weilerswist-Müggenhausen)
(Accredited by ATF with 6 hours of CE)
- 8:30 - Sue Devereux, Rick Schafer and Emiel Van den Bosch will demonstrate acupuncture on horses in small groups of participants (6 each) and participants can do too under their surveillance.
- 16:30 - End
Sue Devereux Richard A. Schafer Emiel Van den Bosch
obtained a degree in Agricultural and Forest Sciences at Oxford University before qualifying as a veterinarian from Bristol University in 1983. Thereafter she worked several years in mixed and equine practice and became an IVAS Certified Veterinary Acupuncturist in 2001. She established an Acupuncture Referral Practice in 2003. More recently Sue enrolled on a chiropractic course with the International Academy of Veterinary Chiropractic (IAVC) and in September 2011 she passed the examinations of both the IAVC and the International Veterinary Chiropractic Association and is now able to include chiropractic as part of her daily work. Sue lives and works in the Salisbury area where she accepts referrals for acupuncture and chiropractic. Her special interest is the recognition and treatment of chronic musculoskeletal pain in horses and ponies.
received his Master of Science degree on Epidemiology in 1980 and graduated in 1981 from the veterinary medicine faculty of Texas A&M University, College Station, USA. Between 1981 and 1989 he run a mobile house and ranch call practice offering onsite diagnostics, treatments and surgery. In 1986 he opened in addition a three doctor practice offering advanced surgical procedures, ultrasound, internal medicine, acupuncture, chiropractic and Chinese herbs. He sold this practice in 2002 to start solo the All Creatures Veterinary Practice incorporating acupuncture, chiropractic, Chinese herbs and food therapy until today. Among other societies he is member of the International Veterinary Acupuncture Society and was their member of the board of directors, treasurer and is since 1999 their course director and lecturer too.
coursed Veterinary education in Antwerp (Rijks Universiteit Antwerpen) from 1971 until 1973 and continued in Ghent (Rijks Universiteit Gent) until 1977. He started a private practice in Ramsel Belgium at the end of 1977. In 19?? He started studying acupuncture with the Belgische Vereniging voor Geneesheren Acupuncturisten. Since this was a human course he went to visit many known veterinary acupuncturists. Those who left the most impression on him were Marvin Cain, John Limehouse and Oswald Kothbauer. In 1984 he became certified by the International Veterinary Acupuncture Society and since then his practice has grown into a manly equine acupuncture practice. He is one of the founding fathers of Veterinary Acupuncture in Europe and has taught in many countries. He has published two editions of an equine atlas of acupuncture points: "Acupuncture points and meridians in the Horse".
Richard A. Schafer
Emiel Van den Bosch
Date & Location March 3, 2017 March 4 and 6, 2017 March 5, 2017 Accommodation (about 2-4 km from the equine clinic) Hotel Weidenbrück Hotel Klosterstuben Hotel Zum Schwan Schmitz Forstservice Accommodation in Bonn Hotel Bristol (participants accommodated in a hotel in Bonn without a car can meet on March 4 in the lobby of the hotel Bristol at 8:00 hours to be taken to the equine clinic. Please reserve accommodation close to the clinic thereafter). Hotel Residence Hotel Mercedes Further information
Hotel Bristol (address see below)
Pferdeklinik Burg Müggenhausen GmbH,
D-53919 Weilerswist-Müggenhausen, Germany;
Phone: +49 (0) 2254-6001-0;
www.hotel-weidenbrueck.de (about 2 km from the equine clinic)
Phone +49 (0) 2254-6030; Fax -408;
Kölner Str. 27,
+49 (0) 2254-830789;
+49 (0) 2254-9939068;
+49 (0) 6557-90094-0;
Fon +49-228-2698-0, Fax -222;
Fon +49-228-2697-0, Fax -777;
Fon +49-228-225051; Fax -264412;
Date & Location
March 3, 2017
March 4 and 6, 2017
March 5, 2017
Accommodation (about 2-4 km from the equine clinic)
Hotel Zum Schwan
Accommodation in Bonn
Hotel Bristol (participants accommodated in a hotel in Bonn without a car can meet on March 4 in the lobby of the hotel Bristol at 8:00 hours to be taken to the equine clinic. Please reserve accommodation close to the clinic thereafter).
The event had to be cancelled because too few persons registered.
Sorry for those that were interested!