Equine Welfare Conference


The British Horse Society Scotland, The Donkey Sanctuary, World Horse Welfare, SSPCA and the Scottish Government present an:


Equine ownership in a changing world


0900      Coffee and Registration

0930      Conference Introduction – Roly Owers (World Horse Welfare)

0935      Ministerial Welcome – Mairi Gougeon (Minister for Rural Affairs and the Natural Environment)

0945      Government Update – Sheila Voas (Scottish Government)

1005      ScotEquine Pilot – Debbie Dow (ScotEquine)

1030      Equine Transport in a Brexit World – Philippa Gillie (Eric Gillie Ltd.)


1120      Mid-morning Coffee


1140      Understanding Equine Behaviour – Gemma Pearson (The Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies)

1210      Strangles Symposium Outcomes – Andie Vilela (Redwings Horse Sanctuary)

1230      Panel discussion


1300      Lunch


1345      Equine Behaviour in Practice – Gemma Pearson (The Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies)

1445      Equine Hoarding and Mental Health – Bronwen Williams (2gether NHS Foundation Trust)

1530      Panel discussion

1600      Conference Summing-Up – Roly Owers (World Horse Welfare)


Price: £40 or £20 for Local Authority and Charity field staff For more information contact belwade@worldhorsewelfare.org or call 013398 85398.

Counts as equine CPD for Scottish Animal Health and Trading Standards Officers.

 Tea/coffee and lunch are provided please advise us in advance of any dietary requirements.

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