Bingen / Waldalgesheim, September 25 to 27, 2020

New (30.8.2020): The location of this course has been changed! It will be hold on September 25 in the NH Bingen hotel (lectures) and on September 26 and 27 in the Tierklinik Binger Wald (practice), Germany. 
The course shall allow participants to follow and practice each single step of a lameness exam of horses. The number of participants is restricted to 14 to achieve the objective of the course. Participants are invited to bring along their own ultrasound and radiographic equipment as well as radiographic images for evaluation in the group! 
The German Academy for Continuous Veterinary Education (ATF) has credited the event with 21 hours.  


Friday, September 25, theory
Sue Dyson

  • 9:00 – Lame or not lame: Gait evaluation at the walk, trot on the straight and circles at hard and soft grounds.
  • 10:45 – Coffee break
  • 11:15 – Diagnostic anesthesia’s: Which one for what and how.
  • 12:30 – Lunch
  • 13:30 – Flexion tests: Which one for what and how.
  • 15:30 – Coffee break
  • 16:00 – Ultrasonographic examination of the limbs
  • 18:00 – End

Saturday, September 26, wet-labs

  • 9:00 – Diagnostic anesthesia´s on cadaver limbs
  • 11:30 – Clinical lameness examination

Participants will evaluate with the instructors the gait of lame horses, the effect of flexion tests and diagnostic blocks. Further diagnostic anesthesia´s will be practiced on cadaver limbs so that all participants have the chance to get confidence in this procedure.

  • 18:30 -End
  • 18:45 – Barbecue

Sunday, September 27, wet-labs

  • 8:45 – Ultrasound and radiography: Participants will be divided in 2 groups and ultrasound and radiography themselves. Own equipment is very welcome!
  • 10:30 – Coffee break
  • 11:00 – Ultrasound and radiography
  • 13:00 – Lunch
  • 14:00 – Ultrasound and radiography
  • 16:00 – End
What you need to know
The instructors
What you need to know

Locations and dates:

September 25 in NH Bingen,
Am Rhein Nahe Eck · 55411 Bingen;
Phone +49 (0) 6721 79 60;;;

September 26 and 27 in Tierklinik Binger Wald,
Hofgut Kreling · 55425 Waldalgesheim, Germany;



- NH Bingen (instructors are accommodated here)
Am Rhein Nahe Eck · D-55411 Bingen;
Phone +49 (0) 6721 79 60;;;

Other hotels through:


Further information

Arbeitsgruppe Pferd – Task Force Horse
Arno Lindner
Heinrich-Röttgen-Str. 20, 52428 Jülich, Germany
Phone: +49 (0) 2461 340-430; Fax: -484;;

Nearest airports: Frankfurt am Main (FRA) and Frankfurt-Hahn (; However, Cologne/Bonn (CGN) and Düsseldorf (DUS) are good choices too because from there it is rather easy to get to Bingen by train and the hotel is within 10 minutes walking distance from the railway station (Hauptbahnhof) Bingen. In the case that you like to take a taxi and there is none at the train station, then call +49 (0) 6721 356 49

 We care for transport from downtown Bingen (hotel NH Bingen to the clinic and back on all days)


Early registration date is 10.08.2020 !! Course price is reduced by 5% for FFP members and two or more persons from the same practice / clinic.

You will receive a confirmation of your registration within 24 hours, otherwise please send an email to arnolindner(at) to be attended properly.

The instructors

Sue Dyson

graduated from Cambridge University, United Kingdom. She was Head of Clinical Orthopedics at the Animal Health Trust in Newmarket, England for many years until 2018 and is now an independent consultant for in-depth orthopedic evaluations and pre-purchase examinations of horses. She is a Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons Specialist in Equine Orthopedics, a European Specialist in Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation and Associate of the European College of Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging. Sue has also ridden at top British level in Eventing and Show Jumping and has trained horses that have competed at the Olympics and World Championships.