Saturday, May 18, 2019

Equitation Science Conference

The early bird deadline for the 2019 International Society for Equitation Science (ISES) conference is fast approaching! Book by June 1 and receive a discount on your registration fees.

Held this year in Guelph, Ontario, Canada from August 19-21, with the theme of "Bringing science to the stable", the conference explores our relationship with horses in the past, present and future.

Speakers announced so far include:

  • ·         Dr. Sandra Olsen (Curator-in-Charge, Biodiversity Institute and Natural History Museum, University of Kansas) will trace how our relationship with horses began.
  • ·         Dr. Camie Heleski (Senior Lecturer, University of Kentucky) will describe the field of Equitation Science and what we have learned about horse-human relationships.
  • ·         Dr. Nic de Brauwere (Head of Welfare, Rehabilitation and Education, Redwings Horse Sanctuary, UK) will discuss how human behaviour change into the future can improve equine welfare.
  • ·         Dr. Andrew McLean (Equitation Science International, Australia) will present similarities and differences in the application of learning theory across species.

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