Forum 2019

27th National Equine Forum, Thursday 7th March 2019, #NEF19

The 27th National Equine Forum (#NEF19) took place on Thursday 7th March 2019. The programme is available through the link above.

Speakers and panellists are listed below, and our news page contains details of what was covered at #NEF19.

Presentations are available as a replay on our YouTube Channel. The podcasts, produced by #HorseHour, can be found here.

Information from Defra about exporting horses and other equines between the UK and EU if there's no Brexit deal can be found here.


Tim Brigstocke MBE

Chairman,
National Equine Forum



Prof Pat Harris

Vice Chair,
National Equine Forum

 


HRH The Princess Royal

President,
National Equine Forum

INDUSTRY: The Defra View & EU Exit


Lord Gardiner of Kimble

Parliamentary Under Secretary of
State for Rural Affairs & Biosecurity,
Defra

 


Tristan Crago

Head of Branch on Equine Identification,
Defra

NB: Panel questions only


Pamela Thompson

Deputy Director for Portfolio & Preparedness,
Defra

INDUSTRY: The Central Equine Database


Stewart Everett

Chief Executive,
Equine Register



David Mountford

Chief Executive Officer,
British Equine Veterinary Association


Dr Eva-Maria Broomer

Head of Public Relations & Communications,
Anglo European Studbook

 


Nic de Brauwere

Head of Welfare & Behaviour,
Redwings Horse Sanctuary

EQUINE HEALTH UPDATE


Dr Richard Newton

Director of Epidemiology & Disease Surveillance,
Animal Health Trust

 


Dr Jane Nixon

Director,
British Equestrian Federation

RESEARCH: Equine stereotypical behaviours

RACING: Thoroughbred welfare initiatives


Dr Andrew Hemmings

Head of School - Equine & Management,
Royal Agricultural University

 


Dr David Sykes

Director of Equine Health & Welfare,
British Horseracing Authority

 

PANEL DISCUSSION: How do charities fit into the modern world?


Jeanette Allen

Chief Executive,
The Horse Trust



Ed Bracher

Chief Executive,
Riding for the Disabled Association



Emile Faurie

Founder,
Emile Faurie Foundation

 


Prof Tim Greet

Chairman,
SPANA

 

RESEARCH: Horse & Rider Fitness


Dr David Marlin

Independent Scientific Consultant


Dr Rachel Murray

Senior Orthopaedic Advisor,
Animal Health Trust



Ashleigh Wallace

Human Sports Science Physio & Medicine
Lead, World Class Programme,
British Equestrian Federation

 

MEMORIAL LECTURE

TOPICAL SLOT


Dr Simon Curtis

Farrier,
Newmarket Farrier Consultancy

 


Claire Williams

Executive Director,
British Equestrian Trade Association