Veterinary

Equine Influenza - An expert discussion


This webinar is intended for veterinary surgeons only. By enrolling in this webinar, you confirm that you are a veterinary surgeon with a current membership of your regulatory body.

Equine influenza is an infectious disease which can have great impact on the welfare of horses and the equine industry. An increased number of outbreaks of the disease was seen worldwide in 2019 which led to the cancellation of racing in some countries and increased biosecurity measures were put in place at equestrian events around the world to prevent the transmission of the disease.

This course features a webinar discussion between equine veterinary experts on the latest information concerning equine influenza and provides advice to veterinarians on vaccines and their use as well as managing outbreaks of the disease.

The veterinary experts include:

  • Prof Celia MARR – Represents the European College of Equine Internal Medicine
  • Dr Richard NEWTON - Director of Epidemiology and Disease Surveillance at the Animal Health Trust
  • Prof Ann CULLINANE - OIE expert in Equine Influenza from the Irish Equine Centre
  • Dr Caterina TERMINE - Veterinary Advisor at the FEI
  • Dr Amanda PIGGOT - Represents the British Horseracing Authority
  • Dr Philip IVENS - Diplomate from the European College of Equine Internal Medicine
  • Dr Jenny ANDERSON - Diplomate from the European College of Equine Internal Medicine
  • Dr Emmanuelle VAN ERCK - Diplomate from the European College of Equine Internal Medicine
  • Dr Axel NEUBAUER - Global Project Leader for Equine Vaccines at Boehringer Ingelheim

This webinar was produced in collaboration with our official Equine Health Partner, Boehringer Ingelheim and also the European College of Equine Internal Medicine (ECEIM).

How does the course work?

What you will learn

In this course you will learn about:

  • risks of unvaccinated horses;
  • reasons for veterinarians to engage with their clients on the subject of equine influenza;
  • use of vaccines and their application to sports horses and young foals;
  • equine influenza outbreak management;
  • treatment of clinical cases; and
  • equine infectious disease surveillance networks.

Course format

Online