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Dr. Hans Wilderjans

Dr. Hans Wilderjans - Dierenkliniek de Bosdreef

Veterinary specialist on horse surgeries. Member of the European College of

 Veterinary Surgeons.

 His work involves examinations of claudication and equine surgery (orthopedic and soft tissues), with special interest on orthopedic surgeries and laparoscopy.  

 He manages the two most important Belgian Horse Hospitals.

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Experienced equine surgeon, with a renowned history of work in the veterinarian field...

Specialist in Surgery, Medicine, Anesthesia, MRI, Radiology and Scintigraphy.

Graduated by the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies.

Dr. Bruce Bladon, is the head surgeon at the Donnington Grove Veterinary Surgery.

Dr. Bruce Bladon
Dr. Volker Sill

Graduated in Veterinary in Berlin in 1989,

Dr. Sill established himself at Bargteheide in 1993 where he became a partner in 1998.

Dr. Sill is a certified specialist in horses and wrote his master thesis on Magnetic Resonance Imaging on a Standing position. His major specialties are Orthopedics and Equine Surgery.

Dr. Spirito worked as veterinary at the Maryland circuit. During a season in Italy, where he graduated in Veterinary Medicine, he spent a great deal of time on race tracks specializing in lameness in athletic horses. Back in USA, he joined Hagyard in1982. His main interests are Orthopedics, Purchase Exams, Soft Tissue Surgeries and Reproductive Surgeries.

Dr. Michael Spirito
Dr. Giorgio Ricardi

Specialist in Claudication and Equine Surgery. From 1993 to 2014 he was professor on Equine Surgery in Equine Surgery at the University of Pisa – and Equine Visiting Surgeon at the University of Milan.  Former president of SIVE (Italian Association of Equine Practitioners) and of FEEVA (Federation of Equine Veterinarian Associations of Europe). Currently a Surgeon and Expert in Imaging Diagnostics at Donnington Grove Veterinary Group.

Internationally known as the best jumping horse vet., Dr. Benoit was the veterinarian of the French Team in 2004 and of Saudi Arabia in 2012, along with the work of international consultant to several world teams.  His vast experience and knowledge on horseback athletes   makes him one of the most renowned in the equine sporting environment.

Dr. Philippe Benoit
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Dr. Joerg Auer

Graduated in 1974 in Zurich, Switzerland, Dr. Auer is worldwide renowned and he is currently  professor of equine surgery at the College of Veterinary Medicine, Midwestern University,

Glendale, Arizona, USA. Wrote the book “The Bible of Equine Surgery” in 1992, which is already in its 5th edition.

Graduated from the American College of Veterinary Radiologists in 2013, he served as an assistant professor in Equine Diagnostic Imaging at the University of Georgia for 4 years.

His main interest is the diagnostic imaging of the musculoskeletal part of equine athletes and large animals.  Dr. Selberg is a certified member of the International Society of Equine Locomotor Pathology. He currently serves as a facilitator at the AAEP educational committee, in claudication and imaging diagnostics at the University of Colorado. 

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Dr. Kurt Selberg
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