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    Merial, now part of Boehringer Ingelheim, announces…. Performance horse combined CPD and hospitality events are to take place at the York Racecourse Dante Festival on 17 May, and the RDA National Championships at Hartpury on 14 July, 2017.

    “Respiratory effects on performance” is the headline topic for York, with Dr Kate Allen, Dr Shaun McKane and Professor Andy Durham among the presenters, followed by an afternoon’s racing including the Dante Classic, say joint organisers, Trainer Magazine and Merial Animal Health.

    The headline for the Hartpury event is “Maximising performance in elite equine athletes”, with speakers including Professor Renate Weller, Richard Hepburn, Dr Shaun McKane and Dr Kathryn Nankervis. The event includes free entry to the RDA National Championships, lunch at the RDA hospitality tent and a tour of the Hartpury equine therapy unit.

    Topics include “Optimising oxygen uptake and lung function”; “Do looks matter? - How conformation & biomechanics can affect joint health”; “Optimising musculoskeletal adaptions to exercise” and “Equine treadmills: treatment or training tool?”

    A third combined hospitality and CPD event is taking place at Gowran Park Racecourse, Ireland, on 4th July. Speakers include Dr Kevin Corley and Professor Anne Cullinane and are followed by an evening’s racing.

    Dates and venues:
    17 May 2017, York Racecourse
    14 July 2017, Hartpury College
    4 July 2017, Gowran Park, Ireland


    Booking is a charity donation of £50 per delegate. To request a booking form or for more information email ukcustomersupport@merial.com, call customer services on 0870 6000123 or speak to your local Merial equine specialist.

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