Equine Welfare Conference, Fife, Scotland, Friday 28th April 2017
|LOCATION||Howe Equestrian Centre, Fife|
The Scottish Equine Welfare Conference will be held at Howe Equestrian Centre in Fife on Friday 28th April 2017.
The event, which is sponsored by World Horse Welfare, The British Horse Society (BHS) Scotland, SSPCA, The Donkey Sanctuary and The Scottish Government, aims to highlight the welfare challenges facing Scotland's equines.
The Conference - chaired by Professor Derek Knottenbelt, Chairman of BHS Scotland - counts as equine CPD for Scottish Animal Health and Trading Standards Officers.
0930: Registration, Tea and Coffee
1015: Welcome - Professor Derek Knottenbelt, Chairman BHS Scotland
1030: Horses in our Hands - Roly Owers, Chief Executive, World Horse Welfare
1100: One Health & Biosecurity for Horses and People - Dominic Mellor, Professor of Epidemiology and Veterinary Public Health, University of Glasgow
1130: Role of SSPCA in Equine Welfare - Heather Lawson, Inspector, SSPCA
1200: View from the CVO's Officer - Sheila Voas, CVO, Scottish Government
1230: Q&A Morning Sessions
1300: Lunch - buffet lunch provided
1400: How Equines Use Shelter - Faith Burden, Head of Research & Pathology, The Donkey Sanctuary
1430: Donkeys are Different - Anna Harrison, Welfare Veterinary Surgeon, The Donkey Sanctuary - includes practical session
1530: Q&A Afternoon Sessions
1600: Closing Comments - Professor Derek Knottenbelt, Chairman, BHS Scotland
For more details please contact:
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