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Think Before you Worm Webinar

  • 28th February 2024
  • 7:30pm
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Location details

Abbey Park, Stareton, Coventry CV8 2XZ, UK

Booking and Information

In collaboration with the British Equine Veterinary Association Think Before You Worm aims to raise awareness on the importance of following an evidence-based, testing-led, deworming programme that has been developed in partnership with your vet. This comes as the risk of dewormer resistance continues to threaten the equine industry.

Presented by Nicola Housby Skeggs, we will cover:

Taking a whole herd approach
Testing reliability
The necessity of appropriate testing before treatment
The risk of worm infection in horses
The growing threat of dewormer resistance and what this means for our future management
The webinar will be recorded so if you can't join us on the night, have any problems connecting or want to watch it again you will be sent a link to the recording as soon as it's available.

Nicky graduated from the Royal Veterinary College in 2007 and joined The Royal Army Veterinary Corps. She served for 10 years: Firstly, with Military Working Dogs preparing them and their handlers for deployment to Iraq and Afghanistan. Later she served as the veterinary officer for The King's Troop Royal Horse Artillery and The Household Cavalry Mounted Regiment. During this time, she was part of a large and complex team responsible for planning and providing emergency cover for high profile public events. After leaving the military Nicky worked in ambulatory equine practices for 2 years before moving to the charity sector. She now works as the Veterinary Director for The Horse Trust charity providing both the onsite veterinary provision for 150 residents, she provides internal and external training in many areas of equine care as well as providing part of the RVC final year rotations. Nicky is the Chairperson for the Board of directors for the British Animal Rescue and Trauma Association (BARTA) and a member of BEVA council.

Price £5 per person

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