Duration: Lecture day 8 hours; Practical day 8 hours
Venue: Clinic for Surgery, Orthopedics and Ophthalmology


  • Prof. Renate Weller, DVM, PhD, MScVetEd, FHEA, NTF, ECVSMR, ACVSMR, MRCVS, RCVS Specialist in Diagnostic Imaging
  • Dr.-Ing. Thilo Pfau PhD, Technical Director, EquiGait Ltd
  • Grant Moon, farrier


Short description:

Lecture Day (11.10.)

  • Renate Weller: The horse: a miracle of engineering or a really stupid design? (Formal VZS program, Horse section)
  • Renate Weller: How biomechanics affects performance and risk of injury in the horse (Formal VZS program, Horse section)
  • Grant Moon: Reading the hoof capsule
  • Thilo Pfau: Fundamentals of quantitative lameness assessment in the horse
  • Grant Moon: Shoeing the sport horse
  • Questions & Answers (Weller, Moon, Pfau)

Practical Day (12.10.)

Mustad workshop on live horses (Weller, Moon, Pfau)

  • shoeing to improve
  • x-rays
  • objective lameness evaluation

Price/Registration: will soon be available
Language of the workshop: English (Croatian translation if required during the practical part of the workshop)