Agnes Banks Equine Clinic

Equine Surgical Position


Agnes Banks Equine ClinicAgnes Banks Equine Clinic is currently seeking an experienced equine surgeon to join our team. Agnes Banks Equine Clinic is a ten-veterinarian equine only practice that is well staffed with experienced veterinarians, specialists in surgery and internal medicine, interns and nurses. We have a busy surgery, poor performance and lameness caseload with a well-equipped surgery suite and gas inhalation facilities for newborns through to draft horses. We are a diverse equine practice servicing a large clientele of racing, performance, pleasure and breeding clients. The practice is located on the western fringe of Sydney at the foothills of the Blue Mountains, approximately a one hour drive from the Sydney central business district. Please see our website ( for more information on the practice.

The position may involve some ambulatory duties.   A veterinary degree registrable in New South Wales is essential. Board certification (ACVS, ECVS or Australian specialty qualification) is desirable, however candidates that are Board eligible will also be considered. The suitable candidate must be able to work effectively in a team environment and have excellent communication and clinical service attributes.  Willingness to strengthen existing client relations and build and foster new client relationships is expected. The successful applicant would demonstrate the ability to strive for excellence, to deliver cost-effective veterinary care at all levels, and to show productivity commensurate with the salary package offered. To apply for this position, please submit a Curriculum Vitae and Cover letter/letter of intent to


Remuneration package: a competitive remuneration package commensurate with qualifications and experience will be negotiated with the successful candidate.

Closing Date: the closing date for applications is 30th March 2017, or when a suitable applicant is identified.

For more information, please contact Christine Smith at, +61 2 4588 5200 or + 61 427 601 018.




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Equine Ultrasound-Guided Injection Techniques & Therapies

DATE – 27 & 28 May 2017
VENUE – Agnes Banks, Sydney
LOCATION – Sydney Area, New South Wales

Roger Smith  – MA, VetMB, PhD, DEO, Dipl.ECVS, ECVDI Assoc., MRCVS
Professor of Equine Orthopaedics, Royal Veterinary College, London, England

Henk van der Veen – DVM, Cert.ISELP
Lingehoeve Diergeneeskunde Equine Referral Hospital
Florent David – DVM, MSc, Dipl.ACVS, Dipl.ECVS, ECVDI Assoc., Dipl. ACVSMR
Equine Surgeon & Sports Medicine Specialist, Bjerke Dyrehospital, Oslo, Norway

This two-day highly practical course covers the theory and practical skills of performing ultrasound-guided orthopaedic injections and ultrasound-assisted minimally-invasive surgery covering all regions of the musculoskeletal apparatus of the horse. Bringing together internationally renowned orthopaedic experts with a strong interest in this field, this course also provides a critical overview of conventional and biologic treatment modalities for orthopaedic conditions. This course is suitable for veterinarians from mixed or equine practice who have experience with ultrasonography. During the afternoons, 7 hours of practical sessions will give attendees plenty of opportunity to practice the different injection techniques on cadavers and specimens and to get tips and tricks in small groups (2 – 4 attendees per ultrasound machine), under the supervision of the specialists. Each attendee will rotate through the following practical stations: Tendon & ligament injections; Stifle, Hip & Shoulder Joint injections; Cervical facet joint injections; Injections of the Back; Lumbosacral & Sacroiliac injections; Injections of Bursae & Ultrasound-assisted Surgery.

Register by SUNDAY, 2nd APRIL 2017, 11:59 PM (GMT), 

to qualify for the early booking discount.
Agnes Banks Equine Clinic

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