2014 FEI Event Veterinarian Course to be held in Canada


Equine Canada is pleased to announce that an FEI Event Veterinarian Course will take place February 21-22, 2014 at the Equine Canada head office in Ottawa, ON. The FEI Event Veterinarian Course will be directed by Dr. Yves Rossier and Dr. Gerit Matthesen.

This course offers an exciting opportunity to work with highly experienced and exceedingly qualified Canadian and International veterinarians, giving participants the chance to learn from the best.

Dr. Yves Rossier is an FEI Event Veterinarian for Jumper, Dressage, Eventing, Driving and Reining. Dr. Rossier is the chair of the EC Equine Medication Control Committee, the FEI Head Veterinarian in Canada, and a member of the FEI Veterinarian Committee. Dr. Rossier has been appointed as the FEI Veterinarian at a variety of top competitions, including Canada’s own Spruce Meadows, The Royal Horse Show, the 2015 Pan-American Games, as well as a member of the veterinarian commission for the 2012 Para-Olympics and WEG 2014.

Dr. Gerit Matthesen, based in Germany, is an FEI Event Veterinarian for Jumper, Dressage, Eventing, Driving and Reining. Dr. Matthesen was a member of the vet commissions for the 2010 WEG and the foreign Veterinary Delegate for the 2012 London Paralympics.  Dr. Matthesen is also one of the official veterinarians for the Limb Hypersensitivity Protocol.

The course is open to the following individuals:

  • FEI Event Veterinarians who wish to maintain their officials status
  • Any Veterinarian who wishes to become a FEI Event Veterinarian
  • Any EC or FEI official, competitor or owner who wishes to gain more knowledge in the veterinarian aspects of FEI competitions.

Sign up today, space is limited! Participation is open to both national and international delegates.

Submit a registration form today to reserve your spot, registration closes Jan. 24, 2014.


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