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Equine Grass Sickness Research Conference

Equine Grass Sickness Research Conference

To mark the 30th Anniversary of the Moredun Foundation Equine Grass Sickness Fund, Moredun Research Institute are holding a conference to hear from the key scientists involved in equine grass sickness research and ask the important question ‘where next?’

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Date & Time

28 April 2018 - 09:45 - 16:30


This conference will be of interest to all horse and pony owners as well as professionals and students working in the equine industry.

Proposed programme:

  • Vaccine trial
  • How to manage the risk of grass sickness
  • Nursing chronic grass sickness cases
  • Bodyweight change aids prediction of survival in chronic equine grass sickness
  • Understanding intestinal microbiota in Equine Grass Sickness
  • Do mycotoxigenic fungi cause equine grass sickness?
  • Assessing the residual damage in long term recovery from equine grass sickness
  • Question and Answer Panel – ‘Where Next?’

More information about the conference can be found here.


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