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ISES 13th Equitation Science conference – ISES 2017 Down Under

Charles Sturt University, Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia

Assoc. Professor Hayley Randle

BSc (Hons), PhD, ISES Vice President

Presenting: Day 1 Plenary: Putting Equitation Science into Practice: Collaboration, Communication and Change Past, Present and Future and co-presenting the workshop Standing on the Shoulders of Giants.

Hayley graduated with a BSc (Hons) Biology and Psychology in 1990, and gained her PhD in Animal Science on cattle in 1995 at Exeter University, UK. Hayley has worked in higher education for over 20 years, delivering a range of animal, welfare, statistics and more recently Equitation Science subjects to a variety of land-based students. She has enjoyed delivering to a wide range of undergraduate students in a number of institutions and took up the post of Associate Professor in Equine Science at Charles Sturt University in September 2016.

Hayley has led a number of projects to develop academic land-based programmes that closely align with contemporary industry needs. Hayley has also done extensive work on Teaching and Learning Quality Assurance on a national level and has undertaken expert witness work specialising in horse behaviour. Hayley is a regular and frequent reviewer for a number of high-impact animal and veterinary journals and has examined PhDs internationally.  

In 2007 Hayley became one of the inaugural members of the International Society for Equitation Science Council and is currently the Senior Vice President. She is regularly involved in the Scientific Committee for the annual ISES conference, and chaired these in 2012 and 2016. Hayley is one of the co-chairs of the ISES 2017 Organising Committee and co-chair for the Scientific Committee for the ISES 2017 Down Under conference at CSU in Wagga Wagga.