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Equine Welfare Conference - Keeping the Modern Equine

11 May 2018 09:00 - 16:30

Friday 11 May 2018

Weipers Centre Equine Hospital, University of Glasgow, Bearsden Road, Glasgow G61 1QH

The British Horse Society Scotland, The Donkey Sanctuary, World Horse Welfare, SSPCA and the Scottish Government present an exciting programme, chaired by Roly Owers (World Horse Welfare)

‚Äč09:00 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
13:00 Lunch
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

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