Awards & prizes

Equine Veterinarians Australia wishes to thank the all the sponsors, highlighted here, for their continued loyal support of our Awards and Prizes Programme. The full details on each Award or Prize and the sponsor is listed below.

  • Nominations for the three individual awards close 25 January 2019, to be considered at the February Executive Meeting
  • Abstracts for the Clinical and Research Papers close mid May 2019

Individual Awards

Equine Veterinarians Australia Award for Excellence in the Equine Veterinary Field

Sponsored by Provet, this award is open to Equine Group members who have shown leadership and enterprise, made contributions to knowledge (particularly at the research and post-graduate level), been involved in delivering post graduate education and have made a significant contribution to the equine veterinary profession. Publications of scientific papers or post-graduate advancement will be considered favourably.

The prize for the excellence in the equine veterinary field award is a stunning perpetual trophy of a horse’s head cast in Bronze, an individual engraved glass memento and also includes complimentary registration to Bain Fallon, airfare, 5 nights of accommodation and a ticket to the Bain Fallon Gala Dinner.

Equine Veterinarians Australia Award for Services to the Horse Industry

Sponsored by the Equine Group, this award will be given to a person who has made a major contribution to the Australian horse industry through leadership, enterprise and service to the betterment of horses, their owners and the community.

The prize for the services to the horse industry award is a grand perpetual trophy, an individual engraved Waterford Crystal Horse and also includes a complimentary day registration to the Bain Fallon Memorial Lectures (Thursday 25 July), airfare, one night’s accommodation and a ticket to the Bain Fallon Gala Dinner.

Equine Veterinarians Australia Ben Cunneen and Alister Rodgers Award – Outstanding Young Member

Sponsored by Dr David Lovell and Interpath, this award will be given to an outstanding individual in the Young Members Group, who has contributed to the Equine Group and demonstrated dedication to clinical practice, as well as meritorious industry and community involvement. This award honours two of our Equine Group colleagues who died tragically from Hendra virus in 2008 and 2009 respectively.

The prize for the Cunneen-Rodgers award is a perpetual trophy, an individual engraved glass memento and a cheque for $500.

Prizes

Equine Veterinarians Australia Reginald R Pascoe Prize

Sponsored by CEVA Animal Health, this prize is open to all veterinarians, with the qualifications set out below, who present the best clinical or research paper at the combined ANZCVS / EVA abstract session. Candidates must hold or be 2 years into a specialist qualification (Fellowship or Diplomate of a Specialist Veterinary College) or advanced research degrees (for example, MVSc, PhD, DVSc). The topic may include any clinical or research project exclusively involved with horses.

The prize for the Reg Pascoe is a grand perpetual trophy, an individual engraved glass memento, and $1000 for EVA members and $500 for non-members.

Equine Veterinarians Australia Norman Larkin Prize

Sponsored by Virbac Australia, this prize is open to all veterinarians (except for those members who are eligible for the Reginald Pascoe Prize referred to above), who present the best clinical or research paper at the combined ANZCVS/EVA abstract session. The topic may include any clinical or research project exclusively involved with horses.

The prize for the Norman Larkin is a grand perpetual trophy, an individual engraved glass memento and $1000 for Equine Group members and $500 for non-members.

Equine Veterinarians Australia Young Members Group Poster or Abstract Prize

Sponsored by Interpath, this prize is open to Young Members of the Equine Group who produce a poster for presentation, or present the best clinical or research paper at the combined ANZCVS / Equine Veterinarians Australia abstract session at the Bain Fallon Memorial Lectures.

The poster or presentation may cover any topic in equine veterinary science, and be research or clinically orientated. The prize for the best Young Member Poster is a grand perpetual trophy, an individual engraved glass memento and a cheque for $500.

Equine Veterinarians Australia Research Poster Prize

Sponsored by Ausrichter Animal Health, this prize is open to all Equune Group members who produce a poster for presentation at the Bain Fallon Memorial Lectures. The posters may cover any topic in equine veterinary science. Posters must be the original work of the member and must be original research. Clinical case reports or case series are not eligible for this prize.The poster should contain some innovative information, or an advancement of knowledge for the equine veterinary profession.

The prize for the best Research Poster is a grand perpetual trophy, an individual engraved glass memento and a cheque for $500.

Equine Veterinarians Australia Clinical Case Based Poster Prize

Sponsored by Advanced Anaesthesia Specialists (AAS), this competition is open to all Equine Group members, including Young Members, who produce a poster for presentation at the Bain Fallon Memorial Lectures.

The poster may cover any topic in equine veterinary science that involves information pertaining to the advancement of the equine veterinary profession. Individual case reports or case series are eligible for this prize.

The prize for the best Clinical Poster is a grand perpetual trophy, an individual engraved glass memento and a cheque for $500.

Equine Veterinarians Australia Peter Irwin Literary Prize

Sponsored by Dechra, this award is open to primary authors who are members of Equine Veterinarians Australia (including office bearers), and have published a paper in The Australian Equine Veterinarian during the previous 12 months. The paper should be of high scientific merit and of interest to the practicing equine veterinarian, but the information does not have to be novel.

The prize for the Peter Irwin is a grand perpetual trophy, an individual engraved glass memento and a cheque for $1,500.

Equine Veterinarians Australia John Burke Literary Prize

Sponsored by Impulse Print, this award is open to primary authors who are not members of the Equine Group, and have published a paper in The Australian Equine Veterinarian during the previous 12 months. The paper should be of high scientific merit and of interest to the practicing equine veterinarian, but the information does not have to be novel.

The prize for the John Bourke is a grand perpetual trophy, an individual engraved glass memento and a cheque for $1,500.