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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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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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