Actions and Detail Panel
The Inaugural FORWARD Symposium
Sun 31 January 2016, 10:00 – 17:00 GMT
The Inaugural FORWARD Symposium has sold out! If you would like to be added to the waiting list, please send an email to Sarah on SarahC@fitzpatrickreferrals.co.uk
This unique one day event will explore everything you need to know about the most common musculoskeletal and spinal conditions that could affect the competition preparation, handling and training of your agility, working and performance dogs.
This symposium will also advise on the best options for treatment and rehabilitation following injury, to bring your dog back to competition condition.
It will be headed by 3 world leaders who will share knowledge built up over 20 years covering key areas including training, rehabilitation, veterinary medicine and surgery.
Dr Chris Zink - A consultant on canine sport medicine who lectures all over the world, and has dedicated her life to understanding the conditioning and rehabilitation of performance dogs. Chris is an award winning author of several books on conditioning, training and rehabilitation, and is a successful handler and competitor in her own right with many successes in agility and other sports with her own dogs. She is amongst the most qualified individuals in the world with regard to conditioning and rehabilitation.
Ms Natasha Wise - One of the world’s top agility handler and trainers. She is a triple World Champion, winning gold in the individual FCI Agility World Championships. Natasha has been competing in agility for 25 years and has multiple dogs who have won at both Crufts and Olympia. Professionally, Natasha has an MSc in Sport Performance and uses a Sport Science approach with her training and competition to sustain longevity and injury prevention in her canine athletes. Her large Agility Champion 'Maddie' won her final ticket at 11.5 years and Dizzy at 9.5 years has just produced some of her fastest ground speeds at this year’s World Championships which is testament to her approach. She and her dog Dizzy are two of the world’s leading agility stars.
Professor Noel Fitzpatrick - Professor of Orthopaedics and Managing Director of Fitzpatrick Referrals who has treated working dogs all of his career and is one of the leading orthopaedic and neuro-surgical specialists in the UK. He is also the Principal of the Fitzpatrick Referrals Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation Facility and he is the only RCVS approved orthopaedic specialist who is also boarded by examination with the American College of Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation. Fitzpatrick Referrals are gaining a rapidly growing reputation among the agility community for their treatment and rehabilitation back to competition of many successful agility dogs.
Tickets are limited so please book early to avoid disappointment. Ticket price includes non-alcoholic refreshments, light lunch and VAT.
For further details please contact email@example.com