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Formed in the United States, under the direction of Dr. Jean-Marie Denoix, The International Society of Equine Locomotor Pathology (ISELP) is a 501(c)3 Non-Profit Educational Association focused on lameness in the equine athlete. The goal of ISELP is to provide contemporary knowledge and techniques in the continually evolving field of equine locomotor analysis to better prepare the equine clinician to understand and manage lameness conditions in the equine athlete.

"Continuing education of equine practitioners for a better management of patients"

Founded in 2006, ISELP is rapidly growing and currently has members on all five continents.

Learn more about ISELP, our mission, and membership below.


What are the ISELP 3-Day Modules?

ISELP offers a comprehensive program of advanced education in the field of equine lamenesses and osteoarticular, musculotendinous and nervous pathology, covering the different parts of the locomotor system of the horse. These modules cover eight topics

  • Distal frontlimb: foot, pastern, fetlock jt.
  • Middle frontlimb: palmar fetlock, metacarpus and tendons, carpus, carpal canal
  • Proximal frontlimb: forearm, elbow and shoulder
  • Distal hindlimb:foot, pastern, fetlock, metatarsus
  • Middle hindlimb: hock and crus
  • Proximal hindlimb: stifle and thigh
  • Neck and thoracolumbar area
  • Lumbosacral area and pelvis

For each topic, the following data will be considered:

  • Descriptive anatomy
  • Functional anatomy and Biomechanics
  • Clinical (physical and dynamic) examination including diagnostic blocks
  • Diagnostic imaging (radiology, ultrasonography, nuclear scintigraphy, MRI)
  • Treatment and management
  • Prognosis and evolution

Four modules are offered each year in both Europe and The United States. Please check our events calendar for upcoming modules. Video Recordings of the Modules are also available on our website.


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