European ISELP module: Stifle and Thigh
September 3rd – 5th 2020

ISELP PROGRAM September 3rd-5th 2020


Thursday September 3rd 2020 

07.00am – 08.00am   Registration & Breakfast at Markant Theater
08.00am – 08.15am   Opening
08.15am – 10.00am   Anatomy and functional anatomy stifle
10.00am – 10.30am   Coffeebreak
10.30am – 11.30am   Clinical examination Stifle
11.30am – 12.15pm   Injection techniques
12.12pm – 01.15pm   Break & lunch
01.15pm – 02.15pm   Ultrasound Femoropatellar joint
02.15pm – 03.00pm   Case presentation
03.00pm – 03.30pm   Coffeebreak
03.30pm – 04.45pm   Ultrasound Femorotibial joints
04.45pm – 05.30pm   Functional anatomy thigh
05.30pm – 05.45pm   Repetition day 1
05.45pm – 06:30pm   Reception 

Friday September 4th 2020 

07.00am – 08.00am   Breakfast at Markant Theater
08.00am – 10.00am   Radiography and advanced Imaging
10.00am – 10.30am   Coffeebreak
10.30am – 11.30am   Ultrasound Femoral muscles
11.30am – 12.15pm   Case Presentation
12.15pm – 01.30pm   Break & lunch
01.30pm – 03.30pm   Live DEMO
03.30pm – 04.15pm   Coffeebreak
04.15pm – 05.00pm   Case presentation
05.00pm – 05.15pm   Repetition day 2
05.15pm – 06.00pm   Reception 

Saturday September 5th 2020


To be determined. 

Your certificate will be provided after completing your evaluation form.

Unfortunately, because of the Covid-19 measures, there will be no sponsors present at this ISELP event.




Professor in equine diagnostic imaging and locomotor pathology at CIRALE – National Veterinary school of Alfort.

DVM, HDR, PhD in Biomechanics, Large Animal ECVDI Associate Member, Head of the CIRALE (since 2014)

Graduated from the National Veterinary school of Alfort (ENVA) in 1992, he spent 6 years as a Lecturer in Anatomy at the ENVA. During this period, he performed his PhD in Biomechanics on the “Kinematic analysis of lame horses”.
Since the opening of the CIRALE in 1999, he is in charge of the imaging platform of the center: radiography, ultrasonography, bone scintigraphy, magnetic resonance imaging and CT.
In addition to a strong involvement in the clinical activity of CIRALE, his research studies are orientated towards mainly advanced and comparative imaging of the equine locomotor system. He is also involved in research activities orientated towards the development and validation of new therapeutic approaches for joint and tendon injuries.



Sporthorse Medical Diagnostic Centre – The Netherlands

DVM, Diplomate ECAR, ISELP-certified, Large Animal ECVDI Associate Member

Graduated in 1996 at the Ghent University, Belgium. He did his residency in equine reproduction and obstetrics at the Faculty of Ghent and became a diplomate of the European College of Animal Reproduction in 2003.
Erik was co-founder of Lingehoeve Diergeneeskunde, an equine referral practice in The Netherlands, and has mainly been involved in equine orthopedics and imaging. He was one of the first ISELP certified members in 2008 and is a member of the ISELP Board of Directors since 2009. In 2010 Erik is recognized by the European College of Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging as an Associated Member-Large Animals.
In 2015 Erik was co-founder of the Sporthorse Medical Diagnostic Centre -SMDC- in Heesch, The Netherlands. This center is focused on the highest quality in equine orthopedics with a multidisciplinary approach. Important values of this center are quality, teamspirit and a good working environment. In 2019 SMDC joined the Altano-gruppe, a group of leading equine clinics and practices in West-Europe.
Erik is well-known for his many lectures and presentation on (inter)national and ISELP conferences all over the world during the last two decades.


COUDRY Virginie

Equine diagnostic imaging and locomotor pathology at CIRALE – National Veterinary school of Alfort.

DVM, DESV, ISELP-certified, Diplomate ACVSMR

Virginie Coudry graduated from the National Veterinary School of Alfort (ENVA) in 1998. After general equine internships in ENVA-CIRALE and at Rochester Equine Clinic, New Hampshire (USA), followed by 3 years of residency program under the supervision of Pr Jean-Marie Denoix, on Equine Locomotor Injuries, she obtained a DESV degree (Veterinary Specialist Diploma in Equine Biomechanics and Locomotor Apparatus Pathology) in 2004. Since then, she has been involved in the clinical, teaching and research activities of CIRALE-ENVA. Her clinical duties consist of referred cases for diagnosis and imaging of equine locomotor problems and causes of poor performance.
In July 2010, she passed the certification of the International Society of Equine Locomotor Pathology (ISELP), and has been regularly instructor during European ISELP modules. She also graduated from the American College of Veterinary Sport Medicine and Rehabilitation in 2017.
Since 2015, Virginie took up the duties of Team Vet for the French Driving Team and follows French drivers in single, pairs and team in international competitions.



Colorado State University Inside Information Radiology

MS, DVM, ISELP-certified and MS Diplomate American College of Veterinary Radiology

After completing his doctorate in veterinary medicine from Washington State University, he completed an equine sports medicine internship at Virginia Equine Imaging in Middleburg, VA. He received his training in diagnostic imaging from Colorado State University and is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Radiologists.  Following his residency he completed fellowship in advanced imaging with training from Colorado State University and from Musculoskeletal Radiologists in Fort Collins, CO.  He was an Assistant Professor of equine diagnostic imaging at the University of Georgia for 4 years before returning to an equine diagnostic imaging position at Colorado State University in September of 2016.  His area of interest is the equine athlete,  musculoskeletal diagnostic imaging and imaging guided treatment of injury.  Research areas include limited view CT, equine osteoarthritis, detection of bone marrow lesions, and comparative musculoskeletal MRI. 

Organising Committee:

Bo Staal
ISELP coordinator, SMDC, The Netherlands
+31 412 745 500 / +31 6 22 79 07 65 

Dr. Erik Bergman
SMDC, The Netherlands

Dr. Frans van Toor
SMDC, The Netherlands

Dr. Brenda Hoogelander
SMDC, The Netherlands

Dr. Elisabeth van Veggel
SMDC, The Netherlands

Dr. Stefan Cokelaere
SMDC, The Netherlands

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