Our Spotlight on Welfare themed Equine Performance Conference will now be hosted on Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 July 2021.

The third Equine Performance Conference is packed with talks and practical demonstrations from industry experts, leading researchers and equine professionals. 

Promoting the best welfare practices within equine management and training, the Equine Performance Conference will give you the chance to learn, discuss, and to be inspired!

Day tickets cost £130, but why not join us for the full weekend for an early bird price of £180. Tickets are available from our online shop now!

About the Conference


The theme of the conference is ‘Spotlight on Welfare’ and will encompass a range of plenary lectures and practical demonstrations from industry experts and researchers from a variety of fields.

The lectures will take place in the comfort of the Howard Petch Conference Hall, with refreshments served at each break in the adjacent Seminar Lounge. Ticket prices are inclusive of lunches on both days and refreshments at all breaks.


We're delighted to have a range of wonderful speakers joining us for the conference, including:

  • Dr Kelly Yarnell, Nottingham Trent University - Measurements used in equine welfare
  • Dr Rachel White - Osteoarthritis in competition horses
  • Dr Sue Dyson - Ridden horse pain ethogram practical workshop
  • Lisa Ashton, EquiCoach - Equitation science training demonstration
  • Dr Hannah Butler-Coyne - Coaches welfare and psychological impact of rider falls


On site accommodation is available for those delegates who are travelling from other areas of the country. Comfortable en-suite single rooms are available from Friday 17 July £50 per night. The prices include a continental breakfast. Accommodation can be booked alongside your conference ticket. Visit our online shop.

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