Stand up and be counted at the National Equine Forum

When: Thursday 3rd March 2016

Where: The Institution of Mechanical Engineers, One Birdcage Walk, London SW1H 9JJ

The aim of the National Equine Forum is to inform, educate and help the industry to speak with the united strength of one voice on topical matters affecting the current and future management and wellbeing of the horse.

Principal vets, welfare officials and equestrian industry experts will be under the spotlight to discuss equine health, welfare, legislation, behaviour, competition and veterinary science.  In the lively topical spots, just confirmed, Celia Marr, Chair of the Horserace Betting Levy Board Veterinary Advisory Committee and editor of the Equine Veterinary Journal will explain why God helps those who help themselves, Tony Tyler, Deputy Chief Executive of World Horse Welfare will speak on Just a matter of proportion and Natasha Adkinson, International Para-Dressage athlete will talk about Tweeting for Tokyo.

The winner of the coveted Sir Colin Spedding Award will be announced from the shortlist of Walter Gilbey, Baroness Ann Mallalieu and Sue Martin.  In addition, new this year is the Memorial Lecture, to be presented by a previous winner of the Sir Colin Spedding Award. Dr Richard Newton Head of Epidemiology and Disease Surveillance, Animal Health Trust, will be taking the inaugural slot.

A very limited number of tickets remain available to equestrian trade delegates and equestrian professionals at £100 per person, including lunch and refreshments. Please contact the Hon Secretary, Mary Martin at mary.martin@nationalequineforum.com before the absolute deadline of 24 February.

For further information on the NEF visit http://www.nationalequineforum.com