Equine Welfare Conference, Fife, Scotland, Friday 28th April 2017


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DATE 28/04/2017
LOCATION Howe Equestrian Centre, Fife
TYPE Organised Event




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.

PRICE: £30. Concession available for Local Authorities and charity Field 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



Scottish Welfare Equine Conference Fife, Friday 28th April 2017


For more details please contact:

Person: Helene Mauchlen
Email: Helene.Mauchlen@bhs.org.uk

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