Weilerswist-Müggenhausen, Germany,

Heimerzheim-Müggenhausen, Germany, March 4-6, 2017

in cooperation with Pferdeklinik Burg Müggenhausen GmbH

Participants will see experts on acupuncture diagnosing and treating horses presented with diverse health conditions (poor performance, back pain, riding and behaviour problems, with conventional veterinary medicine not resolved lameness, etc.). In addition a third day will provide participants the opportunity to improve their own skills under the surveillance of the instructors!


Friday, March 3, Hotel Bristol:

  • 20:00 to 22:00 hours: Stories on acupuncture (and drinks). Sue Devereux, Rick Schafer, Emiel Van den Bosch

Saturday, March 4, practical work (Equine Clinic, Weilerswist-Müggenhausen)

(Accredited by ATF with 7 hours of CE)

  • 9:00 – Examination and treatment of horses. Instructors: Sue Devereux, Rick Schafer, Emiel Van den Bosch
    We will work on cases at the equine clinic. The day will be divided into four sessions of 90 minutes each. In each of the sessions a new case is presented, but the group of participants changes (so the participants get an opportunity to experience each of the instructors); Horses will undergo routine clinical and acupunctural exam of the instructors. Radiography, ultrasound, etc. will be used when they could ad to disclose the reason for a pathologic condition of a case.
  • 18:00 – End

Sunday, March 5, Case discussions (Hotel Weidenbrück)

(Accredited by ATF with 7 hours of CE)

  • 9:00 – Discussion on the examination, diagnosis and treatment of horses examined on the first day. Lectures: 1) Using electroacupuncture for trigeminal neuralgia. Sue Devereux; 2) Trigger points and their affect on movement and travel in the adult horse. Rick Schafer; 3) Answers of actual questions. Emiel van den Bosch.
  • 18:00 – End

Monday, March 6, workshops (Equine Clinic, Weilerswist-Müggenhausen)

(Accredited by ATF with 6 hours of CE)

  • 8:30 – Sue Devereux, Rick Schafer and Emiel Van den Bosch will demonstrate acupuncture on horses in small groups of participants (6 each) and participants can do too under their surveillance.
  • 16:30 – End