ISES hosts AGM March 8

GUELPH – The annual general meeting of the International Society for Equitation Science will take place virtually on March 8 at 3pm.

The meeting will feature three short presentations from those involved in the equine industry:

1. Researcher presenter – Dr. Carrie Ijichi, Nottingham-Trent University, UK

Co-author of one of top five cited papers for the past five years will talk about how this research has contributed to improving horse welfare. (K. Squibb, K. Griffin, R. Favier, C. Ijichi, 2018, Poker face: discrepancies in behaviour and affective states in horses during stressful handling procedures)

2. Student presenter – Ella Bartlett, PhD candidate, Bristol University, UK

Winner of the 2022 ISES student award will talk about her research investigating how people decide which training methods to use

3. Practitioner presenter – Lindsay Grice, Coach and Judge, Ontario, Canada

Well-known coach and judge Lindsay Grice will explain how she uses equitation science in her everyday work

Why should you come?

Community, involvement, care about horse welfare, get involved. 

Think ISES is only about science? 

In fact, the ISES Council is made up of a wide range of passionate horse people, including cutting edge researchers, up and coming students as well as practitioners and vets working directly in industry, all committed to improving horse welfare.

The ISES AGM brings us all together to review our progress, share how the work of ISES members is changing horse welfare the better and elect ISES council members to guide the ongoing work of the ISES community. 

Stay up to date with how the worldwide community of researchers, practitioners, students and associates have been working to improve horse welfare and training though cutting edge research, collaboration with industry bodies and working alongside the horse people around the world.

If you’re passionate about horse welfare and the future of horse sport, the ISES AGM is a great place to learn how ISES works. 

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