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‘Rogue one’…well I’ve been called worse…

Way back in December 2015 I posted a few thoughts about the rise of cloning in equine sports and the regulatory or legal problems that might cause. That was a strand of my PhD research back then, a bit ‘out … Continue reading

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Call for Papers, 2018 ‘Horses in Culture, Society and Law’ Conference

The Call for Papers for the 2018 session of this exciting multi-disciplinary equine conference is available by clicking on the Conference ‘tab’ above or click here.

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Confirmed – 2018 Conference is to be at the University of Buckingham!

The second annual ‘Horses in Society, Culture and the Law’ Conference will be held in September 2018 at the University of Buckingham, UK.  More details are available on the conference page (top right tab above).  Dr Sarah Sargent and I … Continue reading

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‘Horses for Courses’, The British Thoroughbred Retraining Centre giving ex-racers a second career.

I haven’t been online for a while again and I’m still blaming the PhD! I have yet more corrections to do but thankfully only minor ones, by mid October. After that I hope to be providing more regular posts. This … Continue reading

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Now Brexit is for real, what next for horse sport?

Whether you were a ‘remainer’ or a ‘leaver’ last week doesn’t really matter anymore the fact is we voted to leave. It is just possible that either the Scottish National Party or the overall ‘remain’ majority of Westminster MPs might … Continue reading

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What does horse sport, tennis, ice skating and cycling have in common?

A strange definition of ‘cheating’ you might say. I do understand that the world of sport has a fair number of competitors at the elite level that have little or no regard for the ‘Corinthian Ideals’ and are desperate enough … Continue reading

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Some thoughts on ‘Brexit’ for the horse community

Yes I know it’s been a while! Getting my thesis to the point of submission has been all consuming, plus the worst flu I have ever had knocked out most of March.  However on the theme of the impending referendum … Continue reading

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