Sloet van Oldruitenborgh-Oosterbaan M.M.
Publications in IVIS
Marianne Sloet van Oldruitenborgh-Oosterbaan graduated in 1982 cum laude from Utrecht University and then worked part-time in a general practice and part-time at the Department of Large Animal Medicine, Utrecht University until, in 1983, going to work full time at the University. She obtained her PhD in 1990 with a thesis entitled ‘Heart rate and blood lactate in exercising horses’. Between 1996 and 2006, Marianne was head of the equine internal medicine clinic and presently she is professor of clinical equine internal medicine in the Department of Equine Sciences. In 2001 she became an invited and founding diplomate of the European College of Equine Internal Medicine. She was president of this College for 7 years, served 3 years as past president and is now an honorary member of this College. Presently, she is chair of the Expert Committee for Equine Welfare, past president of the Board of Animal Arbitrage of the Netherlands, president of the Equine Health group of Sectorraad Paarden and member of the Ministerial Advisory Committee for Infectious Diseases. She is also veterinary advisor of the Dutch National Equestrian Federation (KNHS) and the Dutch Warmblood studbook (KWPN). She acts regularly as FEI veterinary delegate at international horse shows and has been FEI head veterinarian for the Netherlands since 2001. Her topics of interest are equine exercise physiology, dermatology, forensic medicine and emerging diseases. Her hobbies are spending time with her family, wildlife photography, scuba diving and some pleasure riding.