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In a few days’ time the world’s leading equine scientists will gather in Rome to share their latest research at the 14th International Equitation Science Conference. 


Animals - Special Issue welcomes the submission of full manuscripts: Performance horse welfare: from good training to appropriate behaviour (Deadline for submission: 30 October 2018)


Early-bird registration for the ISES Rome 2018 Conference is closing on Monday, July 30th


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. The conference theme is Equine welfare: good training, good feeding, good housing, good…


Jaymie discusses why learning something new everyday and why learning to be relaxed with your horse  is important.

The conference theme is Equine welfare: good training, good feeding, good housing, good mental state, good health, good behaviour


Camie discusses the importance of animal welfare and treating the horses with care.

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Sheila Ramsey breeds Connemara horses and instigated research into Hoof Wall Separation Disease (HWSD), a genetic hoof disease that affects ponies of the Connemara breed. In this audio she discusses how a continued, concerted social media campaign generated international momentum and resulted in policy changes by breed societies worldwide.

Marc discusses how commencing riding at age 32 was difficult as well as talking about his research and working with Andrew McLean.  He discusses the impact of destiny and relative aggressiveness in a newly formed group of horses as well as social behaviour and group housing.