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Horse Welfare and Human Safety: The Importance of Learning, Training and Education was the main conference theme. Training and education of horses and riders, from a scientific as well as from a practical perspective were discussed during the conference hosted by the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Science at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) and the Swedish National Equestrian Centre Strömsholm. Nearly 200 equine scientists, veterinarians, trainers, teachers and students from 16 European countries and the US, Canada, Australia and New Zealand participated.

Local Organizing Committee

Chair – Mari Zetterqvist Blokhuis (MZ Equitation)

Elke Hartmann (SLU), Kristina Dahlborn (SLU), Göran Dalin (SLU), Cajsa Ericson (Physiotherapists in Animal Therapy, LSVET), Carolina Fransson (On Horses and Riding, OHR)

Scientific Committee

Chair – Göran Dalin

Anna Bergh (SLU), Harry Blokhuis (SLU) , Janne Winther Christensen (University of Aarhus), Kristina Dahlborn (SLU), Anna Jansson (SLU), Paul McGreevy (University of Sydney), Andrew McLean (Australian Equine Behaviour Centre), Jack Murphy (University College Dublin), Hayley Randle (Duchy College, University of Plymouth), Margareta Rundgren (SLU), Kathalijne Visser (Wageningen University), Natalie Waran (Unitec New Zealand), René van Weeren (Utrecht University)

Organising Secretariat

Akademikonferens, Telephone: +46 (0) 18 - 67 15 33, P.O. Box 7059, 750 07 Uppsala

Credits

The Local Organising Committee and the Scientific Committee of the International Society for Equitation Science sincerely thank the following entities for their generous assistance in ensuring the success of ISES Sweden 2010:

  • Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Science (SLU)
  • National Equestrian Centre Strömsholm
  • National Stud Flyinge
  • Hallstahammars Kommun
  • Uppsala Kommun
  • Svenska Ridsport Förbundet
  • Jordbruksverket
  • Agria Djurförsäkring
  • Mountain Horse
  • Safety System
  • Back on Track
  • Pegasus
  • Minirider
  • Horseconnexion
  • Ulla Håkansons Stiftelse
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