Programme

 
11th EEHNC preliminary programme - registration is not open yet but will be announced on this website

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Tools & Techniques in Equine Nutrition & Health

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Refter, Het Pand, Convention Centre, Ghent University - Belgium

09:00 - 09:15

09:00 - 09:15 / Welcome to congress

 
Session: "The Omics"

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09:15 - 09:45

09:15 - 09:45 / How can the omics disciplines help answering questions related to equine nutrition health and performance?
Lynn Vanhaecke (Ghent University)

09:45 - 10:15

09:45 - 10:15 / Results of a big cohort study of foals from birth to 3 years old; microbiome, immune status and health outcomes
Chris Proudman (University of Liverpool)

10:15 - 10:45

10:15 - 10:45 / Expert Panel Discussion
Chris Proudman (University of Liverpool); Caroline Loos (University of Kentucky); Lynn Vanhaecke (Ghent University); and others

10:45 - 11:15

10:45 - 11:15 / Break
Kapittel zaal

 
Session: Free Communications & Assessing The Horse's Nutritional Status

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11:15 - 11:45

11:15 - 11:45 / Free communications (3 selected)

11:45 - 12:15

11:45 - 12:15 / Blood, hair and urine analysis; are these right tools to assess the horse nutritional status?
Ingrid Vervuert (University of Leipzig)

12:15 - 12:30

12:15 - 12:30 / Questions & Voting

12:30 - 13:35

12:30 - 13:35 / Lunch
Kapittel zaal

 
Session: The Internet Connected Horse

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13:45 - 14:10

13:45 - 14:10 / Introduction from the internet connected ruminant nutritionist: What can ICT bring to the table for nutrition and health?
Miel Hostens (Utrecht University)

14:10 - 14:30

14:10 - 14:30 / Equine Ration Calculators and launch of a conversion tool for estimating the energy content of feedstuffs
Andrea Ellis (Unequi)

14:30 - 14:50

14:30 - 14:50 / Plenary & Round table discussion: Ration calculation tools; Where is it going and what developments and techniques are relevant for vets and nutritionist?

14:50 - 15:00

14:50 - 15:00 / Free communications award

15:00 - 15:30

15:00 - 15:30 / Break
Kapittel zaal

15:30 - 16:00

15:30 - 16:00 / Can sensor based digital tools help in monitoring in GIT health?
Gunther van Loon (Ghent University); Glenn van Steenkiste (Ghent University)

16:00 - 16:10

16:00 - 16:10 / Short update on digital tools used in the management of parasite control: Intelligent Fecal Egg Count
Deborah van Doorn (& Edwin Claerebout)

16:10 - 16:30

16:10 - 16:30 / Questions & Discussion

16:30 - 16:45

16:30 - 16:45 / Research Updates from EEHNC University Partners

16:45 - 17:00

16:45 - 17:00 / Closing plenary programme