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Join us in sunny Glasgow for the Keeping the Modern Equine – equine welfare conference at Weipers Equine Hospital on Friday 11th May.
The conference has been organised by the British Horse Society Scotland, The Donkey Sanctuary, World Horse Welfare, SSPCA and the Scottish Government.
Chaired by Roly Owers, Chief Executive of the World Horse Welfare, the exciting programme is as follows:-
09:00 Coffee and Registration *Please leave plenty time for arrival as the Weipers centre security barrier experiences congestion at peak times*
09:30 Introduction – Roly Owers
09:35 Equine ID, Registration, Licensing – Sheila Voas (Scottish Government)
Delayed Death – for Who’s Benefit?
10:00 Equine Euthanasia: Making the Right Decision – Derek Knottenbelt (Glasgow University)
10:20 Quality of Life Indicators – Nicky Jarvis (Redwings Horse Sanctuary)
10:40 Equine End of Life Research – Georgina Crossman (Advancing Equine Scientific Excellence)
11:10 Support at the End – Sophie Cookson (British Horse Society)
11:30 Mid-morning break
11:45 Understanding Equine Pain Behaviours – Sue Dyson (Animal Health Trust)
12:30 Panel Discussion
Equine Lifestyle Issues
13:45 The Equicentral System – Jane Myers (Equiculture)
14:15 Using Technology to Benefit the Welfare of Horses – Claire Buchanan (Arioneo Orscana)
14:45 Biomechanics and Equine Welfare – Russell Guire (Centaur Biomechanics)
16:15 Q&A and closing comments – Roly Owers
Price: £35pp / £15 for Local Authorities and Charity Field Officers
Venue: Weipers Centre Equine Hospital, University of Glasgow, Bearsden Road, Glasgow G61 1QH
Date: Friday 11th May.