Objective Equine Gait Analysis in Depth Days

Nödinge, Sweden, October 9 to 11, 2020

In cooperation with Ale Djurklinik

Participants will see on day 1 of the course 3 teams of experts used to work-up lameness through clinical examination accompanied by objective gait analysis systems  (Sébastien Caure and Kevin Keegan with Equinosis Q with Lameness Locator®, Carolin Gerdes and Thilo Pfau with EquiGait® and Lotta Mansby and Lars Roepstorff with Qualisys Gait Analysis®). On day 2 the data of all cases seen on day 1 will be discussed. Finally, on day 3 the participants will be able to practice themselves with the objective gait analysis systems available (CPD accreditation by the Akademie für Tierärztliche Fortbildung is being seeked).


Friday, October 9, 2020, practical work (Equine Clinic)

  • 9:00 - Clinical subjective and objective evaluation of lame horses.
    Three instructor teams will be examining lame horses clinically and objectively. The teams are: Carolin Gerdes and Thilo Pfau (working with EquiGait®), Sébastien Caure and Kevin Keegan (working with Equinosis Q with Lameness Locator®) and Lotta Mansby and Lars Roepstorff (working with Qualisys Gait Analysis®). The day will be divided into three sessions of about 120 minutes each. In each of the sessions a case new for the participants is presented. The participants will be rotating among the instructor teams (so the participants get an opportunity to experience each of the instructor teams working).
  • 18:00 - End

Saturday, October 10, 2020, discussions and lectures (Hotel Fars Hatt)

  • 9:00 - Each case worked the day before will be presented with all evaluations and discussed.
    Lectures and discussions on the use of the objective gait analyses systems presented.
  • 18:00 - End
  • 18:30 - A Viking night

Sunday, October 11, 2020, practical work (Equine Clinic)

  • 9:00 - Participants will rotate to use the different objective analysis systems presented (90 minutes each system).
    Final discussion round
  • 16:00 - End


What you need to know...

Date & Location

October 9 and 11, 2020
Equine Clinic: Ale Djurklinik,
Norra Kilandavägen 22,
44934 Nödinge, Sweden
Phone +46 (0) 303-33 59 60

October 10, 2020
Hotel Fars Hatt, address see below



Near the clinic (7 km)

Hotel Fars Hatt (Instructors are accommodated here),
Gamla Torget 2, 44231 Kungälv (7 km from the clinic)
Phone +46 (0) 303-10970; Fax -19637;
info@farshatt.se; http://www.farshatt.se/
Next to Central railway station, downtown Gothenburg

Avalon Hotel,
Kungstorget 9, 41117 Gothenburg
Phone +46 (0) 317510-200; FAX -208;
info@avalonhotel.se; https://www.nordicchoicehotels.com/hotels/sweden/gothenburg/avalon-hotel/

Clarion Post Hotel,
Drottningtorget 10, 41103 Gothenburg
Phone +46 (0) 316190-00; FAX -99;
cl.post@choice.se; https://www.nordicchoicehotels.com/hotels/sweden/gothenburg/clarion-hotel-post/

Further information

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