Highly topical programme confirmed for National Equine Forum

The 29th National Equine Form will be held virtually on Thursday 04 March 2021. A compelling and highly topical programme is in store, with presentations including the impact of Brexit on the equestrian industry with our very own Claire Williams who hosts our body protector training course.
In brief, the programme includes:

The Equine Industry in a Changing World  with Lord Gardiner of Kimble, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Defra and Minette Batters, President of the National Farmers’ Union.

Adding Value Through Data  with Simon Hall, Managing Director of Livestock Information Ltd and Stewart Everett, Chief Executive of the Equine Register.

The Impact of Brexit on Our Industry  with Claire Williams, Executive Director and Secretary of British Equestrian Trade Association (BETA), Henry Bullen and Fiona McCormack, Directors of Peden Bloodstock and Simon Brooks-Ward, Chairman and Chief Executive of HPower Group

Engaging with More Diverse Communities Within Equestrianism  with Jess Cook, Council Elected Director and Equality Engagement Group (EEG) Chair at British Equestrian (BEF), Sandra Murphy, Chairperson of BAME Equine and Rural Activities Focus Group (BERF) together with BERF committee member Navaratnam Partheeban, Rose Grissell, Head of Diversity and Inclusion at the British Horseracing Association (BHA) and Imran Atcha, Coordinator at St James City Farm Riding School.

The Use of Technology to Support Equestrianism  with Dr Russell MacKenchie-Guire, Director of Centaur Biomechanics.

Highway Code and Accidents  with Alan Hiscox, Director of Safety at the BHS and Gaynor, Amy and Rambo McKinnon and Sadie Jeater who will give a personal account of a road incident suffered while riding.

British Horse Council  with David Mountford, Chair.

There will also be updates on the two special interest webinars held in January; Just in Time – Using Science to Save our Breeds and The Great Weight Debate (Equine).

Tickets for #NEF21 are just £10 per person. VIsit National Equine Forum

Q&A opportunities have been built in at the end of all the main sessions to give the audience a chance to engage with the discussions, or if you have a question to put forward for consideration you can send it via Slido from Monday 01 March. Please see the NEF website for information.