Session 74. Equine aging and end of life

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Date: 1 September 2016; 14:00- 18:00 hours
Chairperson: A.S. Santos / R. Evans


Theatre Session 74

Diseases of the older horse from a genetic point of view
invited A. Pacholewska and V. Gerber

Nutrition of old horses
invited S.L. Ralston

Body condition and location of fat stores in the aging horse
S.J. Wood, E. Allen, A. Corr, M. Lee and A. Magee

Long-term changes of bone ultrasound measurements and metabolic indicators in the Lusitano horse
M.J. Fradinho, L. Mateus, R.J.B. Bessa, R.M. Caldeira and G. Ferreira-Dias

Performing good death for animal companions
invited N. Schuurman

Equine passports and end of life decisions: have we produced a welfare crisis?
S. Schofield and C. Brigden

Usefulness of fallen equine data in describing quantitative mortality in France
J. Tapprest, M. Borey, X. Dornier, E. Morignat, D. Calavas, P. Hendrikx, B. Ferry and C. Sala


Posters Sesson

Survey on equine hoof costs in Switzerland
A. Estermann, S. Wägeli, C. Kopp, B. Durgiai, F. Kägi and C. Herholz

T waves and QT intervals in the ECG of Standardbred horses
E. Preiss and P.W. Physick-Sheard