Straight from the Horse's Mouth?

Date Released: 
11/09/2005

The APBC is delighted to present its first ever Equine Conference at Horse World, Whitchurch, Bristol on Saturday 19 th November 2005. This groundbreaking event will offer a fascinating insight into horse behaviour and common problems encountered by even the most experienced horse owners.

The day starts with a presentation on ‘Equine Ethology’ which explores the development of wild horse behaviour and how this is affected by a domestic environment. Practical advice will then be given on dealing with problems such as shoeing, tacking up, spooking, aggression and catching in the paddock by the use of clicker training. This will be followed by a presentation on the ‘Challenges to the treatment of equine behaviour problems’. Following lunch, Case Studies will be discussed including separation and trailer loading problems and the day rounds of with a presentation on ‘Equine behaviour and welfare’.

The speakers are all highly qualified and experienced horse behaviourists and comprise: Jenni Nellist BSc(Hons), Donna Skinsley BA(Hons) Cert AAB, Dip(AS)CABC, Rachel Casey, MRCVS, DipCABC and Helen Spence BSc(Hons)Psych

The seminar fee of just £40 includes refreshments, a buffet lunch, delegate pack and a copy of ‘How to have a Happy Horse’ by Linda Hams. For full details of the event and booking form or for further information on the APBC visit www.apbc.org.uk or contact the APBC office: PO Box 46, Worcester, WR8 9YS Tel: 01386 751151, Fax: 01386 750743, e-mail: info [at] apbc [dot] org [dot] uk