The 29th National Equine Forum, will run virtually on Thursday 4th March 2021 (#NEF21), with Slido being used for question submission.
Slido can be accessed either via the app (search "Slido" on the Apple Store or Google Play), through the Slido website or through the screen below - the event code is #NEF21. It will also be accessible during the Forum via the event page on Eventbrite, for those who are registered as attendees.
OPENING OF THE 29th NATIONAL EQUINE FORUM
10.00 Chairman's Opening Tim Brigstocke MBE
THE EQUINE INDUSTRY IN A CHANGING WORLD - PART I
10.05 The Defra View Lord Gardiner of Kimble, Defra
10.15 Agriculture and equestrianism Minette Batters, National Farmers' Union
ADDING VALUE THROUGH DATA
10.35 Livestock Information Service - A journey toward multi-species insight Simon Hall, Livestock Information Limited
10.50 Advancing the equine sector through innovation and cooperation Stewart Everett, Equine Register
11.05 Panel questions Stewart Everett, Equine Register; Simon Hall, Livestock Information Limited; Dr Sheila Voas, Scottish Government
THE IMPACT OF BREXIT ON OUR INDUSTRY
Session Chair: Dr Sheila Voas
11.20 The trade perspective Claire Williams, British Equestrian Trade Association
11.32 The shipper's perspective Henry Bullen, Peden Bloodstock
11.44 An events and lobbying perspective Simon Brooks-Ward CVO OBE, HPower Group
11.56 Panel questions
THE EQUINE INDUSTRY IN A CHANGING WORLD - PART II
12.10 Weathering the storm - the British horse industry in turbulent times David Mountford, British Horse Council
ENGAGING WITH MORE DIVERSE COMMUNITIES WITHIN EQUESTRIANISM
Session Chair: Prof Pat Harris
13.00 British Equestrian's Equine Engagement Group Jess Cook, British Equestrian
13.10 BAME Equine & Rural Activities Focus Group (BERF) - Progressing diversity in the equine sector Sandra Murphy & Naravartnam Partheeban, BAME Equine & Rural Activities Focus Group
13.20 Racing is everyone's sport Rose Grissell, British Horseracing Association
13.30 St James City Farm Riding School Case Study Imran Atcha, St James City Farm Riding School
13.40 Panel questions
13.50 Just in Time - Using Science to Save our Breeds: Overview Prof Tim Morris, Rare Breeds Survival Trust
14.00 The Great Weight Debate (Equine): Overview Prof Pat Harris, MARS™ Horsecare
14.10 The Great Weight Debate (Equine): Human behaviour perspective - moving forward with equine obseity Dr Tamzin Furtado, University of Liverpool
14.20 Panel questions
ADDING VALUE THROUGH TECHNOLOGY
15.00 The use of technology to support equestrianism Dr Russell MacKechnie-Guire, Centaur Biomechanics
ADVANCING SAFETY FOR HORSES & RIDERS
15.35 Highway Code Review: A milestone in the safety of horses on the road Alan Hiscox, The British Horse Society
15.55 Amy and Rambo's story: an incident on a road in Sussex Gaynor, Amy & Rambo McKinnon, with Sadie Jeater
16.05 Panel questions
SPECIAL COVID-19 SIR COLIN SPEDDING AWARD
16.10 Announcement Prof Pat Harris
CLOSING OF THE 29th NATIONAL EQUINE FORUM
16.25 Chairman's Closing Tim Brigstocke MBE
When can questions be submitted?
Questions can be submitted after the event on Slido goes live, on Monday 1st March 2021.
How do I submit a question?
- Log into Sli.do;
- Go to Q&A (usually the screen you log into);
- Insert your question under the Q&A heading, in the box where it says "Type your question";
- TIP: if you are viewing through a browser on a mobile and not through the app, you need to make sure you scroll down the embedded screen - you might only be able to see the National Equine Forum logo;
- Click "Add label";
- Select the speaker(s) you would like to answer your question (please see the list of speakers above);
- TIP: information, including a summary of each presentation, can be found on the #NEF21 page
- Click "Send".
How long can my question be?
Questions can be up to 300 characters long - the maximum allowed on Slido.
Can I submit a question anonymously?
No, questions cannot be submitted anonymously. If a question is used, the name of the person who submitted it might be read out.
Are questions moderated?
Yes, all questions are moderated. Questions should relate to the subject being discussed, and not be personal. Questions unrelated to the subjects being discussed, or of a personal nature, will not pass the moderation process.
Will all submitted questions be asked?
No, unfortunately we will not have time to ask all submitted questions.
What will happen to my question?
Moderated questions will be viewable on Slido. Questions will be archived following the completion of the session they relate to.
How do I view the programme?
The full programme is available here (this will be updated with the timetable the night before the event). You can see details of our speakers here.
Can I access the live streaming whilst on Sli.do?
No, you will need to purchase a ticket to attend the virtual National Equine Forum, via Eventbrite, where you will be able to view the live stream. Those who purchase a ticket to the live event will also be able to access the replay, which will be available a few days after the Forum, for a period of two weeks. We will let attendees know when the replay is accessible. Tickets will also be available to purchase for the replay, to those who did not purchase a ticket to the live event.
Dodson & Horrell
Jeffress Scholarship Trust
SEIB Insurance Brokers
The 826 Equine Studbooks Association
Anglo European Studbook
Central Prefix Register
The Lipizzaner Society of Great Britain
The Society of Master Saddlers
Traditional Gypsy Cob Association
West Kington Stud
The Worshipful Company of Farriers