Equitation science conference coming to Guelph next month

GUELPH – The 15th annual International Society for Equitation Science Conference is being held on the University of Guelph campus this year from Aug. 19 to 21.

This year’s theme is “Bringing science to the stable.”

Keynote speakers include Dr. Sandra Olsen, Dr. Camie Heleski, Dr. Nic de Brauwere, and Dr. Andrew McLean.

Their topics range from the historical horse-human relationship, the development of equitation science, how human behavior effects equine welfare, and learning theory across different species.

A special presentation on using current research to manage both wild and domestic horses will be shared by Clever Hans speaker Dr. Jonaki Bhattacharyya.

For more information visit  equitationscience.com/conferences/ or https://thehorseportal.ca/ises-2019.