FEI Offers Veterinarians Course in Switzerland
RELEASE: June 5, 2008
AUTHOR/ADMINISTRATOR: By the International Equestrian Federation
The FEI Veterinary Department is pleased to announce that a course for Promotion to Event Veterinarians and Continuing Education will be organized during the European Championship for pony riders in Avenches, Switzerland, July 22-24, 2008. Avenches is a historic city located between Lausanne and Bern.
The course will be held in collaboration with the organizing committee of the championship and will give the participants the opportunity to immerge themselves in the atmosphere of a wonderful event organized in the National Equestrian Center. Attending this course will offer veterinarians the possibility to participate in the first horse inspections. Organization of the Course
The course will consist of two parts: A practical experience held on the grounds of the IENA (Institut Equestre National Avenches) and a theoretical approach to veterinary management during FEI competitions based on the FEI regulations.
All lectures will be held in the Hotel Murtenhof & Krone. The hotel is located in the center of the little city of Murten, located about 10 km far from the event. To book your room, please fill in the form that you will find on the FEI website at www.fei.org/Athletes_AND_Horses/Pages/Veterinary_Officials.aspx
The course director is Lies De Backer, FEI Veterinary Coordinator. The course will be held in English. Participation is open to all National Federations with a maximum of 30 participants. Deadline for applications is July 1, 2008.
Participation Fee is € 240.
For more information, contact Nina Wittek at the FEI's Switzerland Office by phone at +41 21 310 47 64 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.