Hayley holds a BSc (Hons) in Biology and Psychology and has a PhD in Animal Science. She runs BSc and Masters Equitation Science programmes at the Equitation Science Academy at Duchy College in the UK working alongside Plymouth University. She also holds the Academic Lead – Quality and Research at Duchy College, is a Higher Education Quality Reviewer and heavily involved in the review of academic publications. She has been involved in large mammal behavioural research for the past 19 years. Her research interests focus on animal (in particular equine) behaviour, training, individual differences and welfare. Hayley has successfully competed in Endurance but is now just spending any spare time with her senior arab gelding and shetland, as well as training her two border collies, son and ever expanding herd of pets.