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1999 World Trotting Conference
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Patricia Ellis
Topic: Viral Diseases of Horses in Australia
Organisation: Department of Natural Resources and Environment
Current Position: Principal Veterinary Officer, Horse Industry Program
Presentation: Tuesday, 23rd November, 1999
Major Career/Academic Achievements:
  • Bachelor of Veterinary Science (1968) with First Class Honours
  • Master of Veterinary Science (1973)
  • Member Australian College of Veterinary Scientists by examination in Equine Medicine (1988) and Epidemiology (1997)
Experience in Racing or Organisation Represented:

Patricia has a wide range of contacts in all sectors of the horse industry, nationally and internationally. She is a consultant to the Australian and Victorian Horse Councils and to Thoroughbred Breeders Australia, a Past-President of the Australian Equine Veterinary Association, FEI Contact Veterinarian for Australia and a member of the Quarantine Advisory Committee to the Sydney Organising Committee for the Olympic Games.

Patricia is also a member of a large syndicate which races thoroughbred horses trained by Peter Hayes. For recreation she enjoys the highs and lows of being a middle-aged dressage student and is currently training a thoroughbred gelding by Raffindale (GB)


Last updated November 1999

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