Ahead of the 2021 breeding season, please join us as we hear from presenters across the industry on the following topics.

Thoroughbred Breeders Victoria, together with other organisations within the industry, Agrifutures Australia, Hunter Thoroughbred Breeders, Thoroughbred Breeders NSW and Charles Sturt University have organised webinars and are proud to share their webinars with anyone who wants to attend.

These webinars are complimentary to anyone who wishes to attend, and registration is essential.

We have brought together some of Australia’s leading equine Veterinarians and Thoroughbred industry professionals, covering topical breeding information for the upcoming season.

The first of the webinars kicks off next week. Please join us as we hear from presenters across the industry on the following topics:

Webinar One: 10th of August from 4pm – 6pm.

Speakers on the following topics:

  • Assessing Placentitis Mares – Why we do it and what we can do to help. (Dr Joan Carrick- Equine Specialist Consulting)
  • Assessing Problem Dry Mares – What do we need to know before we cover them. (Dr Aaron Hodder -Scone Equine Hospital)
  • Internal parasites and anthelminthic resistance – What is the alternative. (Chris Lawler)
  • Understanding Salmonella – What is it and which horses are at risk. (Dr Niamh Collins – Scone Equine Hospital)
  • On-farm Biosecurity – How to protect horses and people. (Dr Catherine Chicken – Scone Equine Group and Dr Jo Taylor – Hunter New England Health)
  • Assessing Angular Limb Deformity (Bent legs) – When to start, how often and what to do. (Dr Amy Williamson)

To register, click here.

Webinar Two: 12th of August from 4pm – 6pm

Stud Secretary Speakers discuss:

  • Vaccination requirements – Dr. Corrine Smith – Zoetis
  • Welfare and Traceability Updates – Karen Day – Racing Australia
  • Work Health & Safety Stud Farm Basics – Daniel Bowcock – Safe Industries
  • Debt Recovery Procedures – Fiona Scott – Thoroughbred Recoveries
  • Insurance Updates – Brad Tindall – Surewise
  • Superannuation Important Changes for Employers- Jason Woodward – Nationwide Superannuation

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Webinar Three: 18th of August from 7pm – 8:30pm

Speakers from Avenel Equine on the following topics:

  • Infertility in the Broodmare – Endometritis (Dr Victoria Charlesworth)
  • Infertility in the Broodmare – Oviduct Surgery (Dr Angus Adkins)
  • Periparturient Conditions in the Broodmare (Dr Katie Wilcox)

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NEW!! Webinar Four: 24th of August from 6:30pm until 8:30pm

Speakers from Agrifutures Australia providing updates on:

  • Ben Ahern – Radiography of yearlings prior to sale
  • James Gilkerson – Strangles and carrier mares
  •  Joan Carrick and Viki Brooks – Post mortem project and EAFL/caterpillars
  •  Leslie Weston and Annelies McGaw – Photosensitisation in horses from Cowpea Aphids
  •  Annelies McGaw – The next Thoroughbred Horses 5 year plan

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Webinar Five: 25th of August from 7pm until 8pm

Speakers from Avenel Equine on the following topics:

  • The Lame Foal/Septic Arthritis in the Foal (Dr Liz Walmsley)
  • Conditions of the Newborn Foal (Dr Alex Hendren)

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Kentucky Equine Research are also hosting webinars on various topics relating to nutrition.

Webinar Date: 4 August 2021 from 7:30pm

Kentucky Equine Research present Water Quality and Pasture Management

In the second of five webinars, David Nash, director of nutrition technology at Kentucky Equine Research, will discuss water, the first limiting nutrient in a horse’s diet, and its role in the health and development of horses as well as a practical guide for evaluating and managing pastures.

To register, click the following link: Register Now

Webinar Date: 1 September 2021 from 7:30pm

Kentucky Equine Research present Global Perspective on Skeletal Development

In the third KER webinar, Dr. Clarissa Brown-Douglas, a nutritionist at Kentucky Equine Research, discusses young horse nutrition with a focus on skeletal development.

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Webinar Date: 13th October 2021 from 7:30pm

Kentucky Equine Research present Yearling Prep and sales

In the last of the five webinars, Dr. Huntington will discuss nutrition for yearling sales preparation and feeding management during sales.

To register, click the following link: Register Now