ISES MEDIA RELEASES

The International Society for Equitation Science is proud to announce that our Honorary Fellow, Professor Paul McGreevy has been awarded the Fulbright Future Scholarship, funded by The Kinghorn Foundation. The scholarship will allow Paul to spend 3 months at Colorado State University (CSU), promoting the Equine Behaviour Assessment Research…

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17 01 2020: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Would Your Horse’s Noseband Pass the Pressure Test?   If you use a flash or drop noseband, you may be surprised at the results of a recent preliminary equine study.   Jayne Peters from Bishop Burton College, UK and her research team…

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 12 29 2019: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   How Do We Measure A Horse’s Quality of Life?   Astute horse owners realize that their horse’s welfare is about more than having food, water and appropriate shelter. The horse’s emotional well-being, also known as their quality of life, is an important…

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  Whip Use in Equestrian Sports On ISES 2019 Presentations By: Jane Williams- Understanding Whip Use in Riders in Sport Horse Disciplines Kirstin Spencer-Evaluation of Whip Use in British Show jumping   By: Melissa McGilloway and Equine Guelph Team   Whip use in equestrian sports is currently a highly…

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The annual International Society for Equitation Science (ISES) conference 2020 is taking place at Hartpury University and Hartpury College, Gloucestershire, UK, one of the world’s leading equine education centres. ISES is a not-for-profit organisation that aims to foster research into the behaviour, training and management of horses to improve welfare…

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Equine behavioural and physiological responses to rider weight increases Previous studies have found that physiological responses and gait symmetry parameters are negatively affected when horses carry heavy riders, for example when the rider: horse weight ratio increases from 20 – 35% (Stefánsdóttir et al., 2017). New research should help…

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International Society for Equitation Science Conference 2019 - Lost in Translation presented by Cristina Wilkins & Kate Fenner By: Melissa McGilloway, Equine Guelph Team The International Equitation Science Conference, with the theme of ‘Bringing Science to the Stable’, kicked off on Sunday 18th August with two pre-conference workshops. The first…

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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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