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Foot Trimming & Lameness Course

18 May 2018

Foot Trimming & Lameness Course

Thursday 14th June 2018

The course is tailored to those who want to refresh their knowledge on lameness in cattle and also to the ones who want to learn about preventative foot trimming.

The instructors are Chris Clarke and Michael Head. Chris is a professional foot trimmer, NACFT Licence and NPTC in Cattle Hoofcare holder. Michael is a vet and head of Shepton Vets training courses. He has been involved with running foot trimming courses for many years.

Areas to be covered are:

  • Assessing mobility and the impact of lameness
  • Anatomy and function of the foot
  • 5 Step Foot Trimming Method
  • Lesion recognition, risk factors and prevention
  • Block Application

This foot trimming course will be limited to 6 students, which will allow for more practical and in depth training to suit the level of students attending.

The course will run from 10am -4pm.

The cost per delegate is £230.00 + VAT

For further information and to book email training@sheptonvets.com  or call Thomas on 01749 341761 


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