Forum 2022


The 30th National Equine Forum (#NEF22) took place on Thursday 3rd March 2022, as a hybrid event, with capacity for limited numbers of attendees at the venue on the day and live streaming. The replay is now available and you can register to watch through the link above. The replay will be available until 23:59 (GMT) on Thursday 31st March 2022.

Attendees at the event, and those who were registered for the live streaming, were sent an email from Eventbrite around 7pm on Monday 7th March with details of how to access the replay. Please contact us if you were registered but have not received this email.

Sessions include:

  • The Equine Industry in a Changing World;
  • Equestrian Safety;
  • Equine Health;
  • Forum review – celebrating 30 years of the National Equine Forum and a look to the future;
  • Workforce Sustainability in the Equine Sector;
  • Equine Anthelmintic Resistance - a collective responsibility; and
  • Memorial Lecture considering breeding changes in the last 30 years.

HRH The Princess Royal

President, National Equine Forum


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Tim Brigstocke MBE

Chairman, National Equine Forum


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The Rt Hon Lord Benyon

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State (Minister for Rural Affairs, access to nature & Biosecurity), Defra


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Martin Blake

Chief Veterinary Officer for Ireland, Department of Agriculture, Food & the Marine


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Robert Huey

Chief Veterinary Officer for Northern Ireland, Department of Agriculture, Environment & Rural Affairs


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Alan Hiscox

Director of Safety, The British Horse Society


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Claire Williams

Executive Director, British Equestrian Trade Association


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David Mountford

Chair, British Horse Council


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Dr Richard Newton

Director of Epidemiology & Disease Surveillance, Equine Infectious Disease Surveillance (EIDS), University of Cambridge


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Dr Beth Wells

Principal Research Scientist & Knowledge Exchange Specialist, Moredun Research Institute


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Prof Graham Suggett OBE JP  DL

Hon Fellow, National Equine Forum


Miles Williamson-Noble

Hon Fellow, National Equine Forum


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James Hick

Chief Executive, The British Horse Society


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Alison Window

Owner and Proprietor, Mount Mascal Stables


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Ben Mitchell Winter

General Manager & BHS Coach, Littlebourne Equestrian Centre


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Lucy Katan

Executive Director, British Grooms Association & Equestrian Employers Association


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Linda Greening

Head of Inclusivity, Hartpury University


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Zoe Elliott

Head of Careers Marketing & Recruitment, British Horseracing Authority


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Dr Pat Harris

Vice Chair, National Equine Forum


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Dr Claire Stratford

Head of the Efficacy Team & Anthelmintic Policy Lead, Veterinary Medicines Directorate


Dr Alison Pyatt

International Programme Manager & Training Centre Lead, Veterinary Medicines Directorate


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David Rendle

President Elect, British Equine Veterinary Association


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Claire Shand

Marketing Director, Westgate Labs


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Sara Jerman

Assistant Centre Manager (Glenda Spooner Farm, Somerset), World Horse Welfare


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Tullis Matson

Founder & Managing Director, Stallion AI Services


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James Rayner
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Lorna Cameron
Siobhan Dillon
Traditional Gypsy Cob Association
Venn Mediation UK – Equine
West Kington Stud
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