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Rhodococcus equi infections in foals

Dr. Devaya Achappa Graduated with a Master of Veterinary Science (MVSc) from the University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore, India. He has over 28 years of experience working with horses in different equine settings. Dr. Devaya’s previous roles have ranged from the management, treatment, and breeding of horses at stud farms, to providing medical and surgical … Read More

Metabolomics of the endurance horse under desert conditions

Dr. João Oliveira obtained his DVM from UTAD, Portugal, in 2016 and has since worked in a number of equine practices. He started as a large animal veterinarian before completing two, year-long equine internships at the UCD Veterinary Teaching Hospital and Equine Veterinary Medical Center, Qatar. Dr. João’s main areas of interest are internal medicine … Read More

Treatment of equine digital osteochondroma in a foal

Dr. Machiel Ysebaert, graduated from the University of Ghent, Belgium in 2013, and gained his Master’s degree in Veterinary Science in 2016. Dr. Machiel has completed several equine internships including a 6-month internship at the Veterinary Clinic Saint Roche, France and a one-year internship at the Veterinary Clinic Grosbois, France. He joined EVMC in March … Read More

Shoeing around the Coffin Joint

Mr. Rodney King, an Associate of the Worshipful Company of Farriers UK, has been a farrier for the past 25 years. Rodney’s farriery career has been focusing on sport horses. He completed a 3 year period at Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital in Kentucky (USA). After that period he began focusing on therapeutic farriery, working … Read More

Juvenile Guttural Pouch Empyema in Arabian Foals

Dr. Nicole Van der Vossen obtained her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from the University of Ghent in Belgium in 2017 and then worked as an intern at the Equitom Equine Clinic in Belgium for one year. Dr. Nicole has just completed a one year equine internship at EVMC, where she has been rotating through … Read More

Equine emergency triage – initial treatment of the emergency patient

Ms Sarah Glynn is a veterinary nurse who graduated in June 2019, from University College Dublin, Ireland. Although a new graduate, Sarah has spent her whole life being around horses, working on stud farms in Ireland and New Zealand as well as working as a travelling groom from a young age. Her main interests are … Read More

What’s your Neuroanatomical diagnosis?

Dr. Melissa Fenn received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Arizona and then went on to graduate from Cornell University with a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree. Following veterinary school, she completed a rotating internship at the Mid-Atlantic Equine Medical Center before returning to Cornell for a 3-year residency in Large Animal Internal Medicine. Read More

How can we treat tendinopathies effectively?

Dr. Endrigo Pompermayer graduated from the Federal University of Santa Maria, Brazil in 2008. Following graduation, he worked for two years in the same institution as a clinician in the teaching hospital. He also completed a master’s degree during this time in neonatology and pharmacology. Read More


Dr. Camilla Jamieson obtained her veterinary degree from the University of Nottingham in 2011. She then completed an internship at a large sports medicine clinic south of London before returning to the USA for a residency in Large Animal Internal Medicine, in Oklahoma, where she achieved her Diplomat status of the American College of Veterinary … Read More

Predicting Pregnancy Outcome: The untold story

Dr. Stefania Bucca, graduated from the University of Torino, College of Veterinary Medicine, Italy, in 1977. She practiced in Ireland, Italy and Australia as a resident stud veterinarian, and in equine first opinion and referral private practices, as an equine reproductive consultant. In September 1987 she was awarded a certificate in equine artificial insemination, embryo … Read More

Equine Sarcoids

Dr. Devaya’s previous roles have ranged from the management, treatment, and breeding of horses at stud farms, to providing medical and surgical care to horses in equine hospitals. Dr. Devaya currently works as an Internal Medicine Veterinarian at Equine Veterinary Medical Center. Read More

Skin Grafting Techniques in the Horse / A nurses approach to the sick foal

  Our speakers on the night will be Dr Jessica Johnson, discussing Skin grafting techniques in the horse, Rebecca Cameron and Maranda Skaggs, discussing A nurses approach to the sick foal. The seminar will take place at the EVMC Meeting Room from 6pm and refreshments will be served. Please enter through Qatar Foundation/Al Shaqab Gate … Read More


Professor Hiroshi Matsuda is the Head of the Laboratory of Veterinary Molecular Pathology and Therapeutics, Division of Animal Life Science at the Institute of Agriculture, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology. He is also a visiting Professor at the Juntendo University School of Medicine, Tokyo and former visiting Professor at Yale University School of Medicine, … Read More


Dr. Alan Taylor entered the veterinary profession after 17-years as an Officer in the Royal Air Force. He holds BSc’s in Biology, Natural Sciences with Chemistry and a Veterinary degree from the University of Bristol. Following an equine internship at the Royal Veterinary College, he was appointed staff clinician in Anesthesia and later progressed to … Read More


Dr. David Rendle graduated from the University of Bristol in 2001 and worked with farm animals and in an equine practice before completing an internship at Liphook Equine Hospital. A 3-year Horserace Betting Levy Board residency at The University of Glasgow and Liphook Equine Hospital enabled him to train as a European Specialist in Equine … Read More


Dr. Florent David graduated from the National Veterinary School of Lyon, France in 2001 and subsequently completed an internship, a residency program in Equine Surgery and a Masters degree at the University of Montreal, Saint-Hyacinthe, Canada. Dr. Florent became a board-certified specialist with the American College of Veterinary Surgeons and the European College of Veterinary … Read More