ISES MEDIA RELEASES

15th Annual International Society for Equitation Science Conference May 28, 2019 (Guelph, ON) The early bird deadline for the 2019 International Society for Equitation Science (ISES) conference is fast approaching! The 2019 ISES conference is being held in Guelph, Ontario, Canada from August 19-21. With the theme “Bringing Science…

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The increase of obesity in domestic horses may not only result from the way they are fed, managed and exercised, but also a result of owners and keepers not being able to recognise when their horses are starting to become overweight. 

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A new study has found that poor management or physical problems can lead to horses becoming sleep deprived and at risk of serious injury.

 

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Both conference registration and abstract submissions opened on January 18, 2019. Planning is well underway for the 15th Annual International Society for Equitation Science (ISES) Conference, being held at the University of Guelph, Canada’s largest agricultural university, on August 19-21, 2019

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Horse owners are routinely putting rugs (blankets) on their horses all year round, however new research suggests that certain types of rug could be causing them to overheat.

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New research has found that introducing the bit to a young horse for the first time can be a stressful process for them. However, this stress could be difficult for most people to identify, as the horse may not show visible stress behaviours.

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A new study suggests that non-nutritive licking and chewing behaviour is a natural behaviour that is shown after a stressful situation.

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New research has found that horses have similar learning progress and remember a task just as well, when they are trained every three days.

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This September, the world’s leading equine scientists will gather at the 14th annual International Society for Equitation Science (ISES) conference in Rome to share their latest research findings and discuss what constitutes a good life for horses.

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