Qualifications: BVSc (Hons) MANZCVS MS DACVIM CMAVA Cert. ISELP DACVSMR
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Specialisation: Equine Medicine
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Kirsten graduated in 1996 and completed an internship in the SVH neonatal ICU and residency at Michigan State University in 2004. Her Master's degree is in equine osteoarthritis. Kirsten is a DACVIM and registered specialist in equine medicine. In 2008 Kirsten decided to concentrate on her interest in performance horses and started Sporthorse Veterinary Specialists. Kirsten has a special interest in musculoskeletal ultrasonography and became a certified member of the International Society of Equine Locomotor Pathology (ISELP) in 2012 becoming a diplomate of the ACVMSR in 2013. Kirsten is the FEI National Head Veterinarian for Australia, was a member of the veterinary commission for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games and is the editor of the fifth edition of the EVA’s Guide to the Examination of Horses (‘The Blue Book’).