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MBA Thoroughbred Horse Racing Industry (THIMBA)

The University of Liverpool Management School offer THIMBA and it is now an established course for managers and aspiring managers who work with racing or race horses. Under the leadership of Neil Coster it is a pioneering course combining academic … Continue reading

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Writing, musing and publication plans

My book is out…perhaps a film?…play?…Broadway musical? This past 6 months or so has been productive in research terms. I managed to turn my thesis into a book with the kind help of Lexington Books , part of Rowman and … Continue reading

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Delighted to be hosting the ‘Horses in Culture, Society and Law’ Conference on this website.

Following on from the success of this year’s ‘Horses, Society and the Law: Past, Present and Future’ Conference on 11th April 2017 at De Montfort University,  Leicester, UK, we’ve decided to make this an annual event.  The name change reflects … Continue reading

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Conferences, past present and future

In October I had the privilege of being invited to speak at the ‘Equine Cultures in Transition’ International Conference at Södertörn University, Stockholm, Sweden and I have to say I have never been to a conference quite like it.  The … Continue reading

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The Queen is a cheat!

Of course she is no such thing and you do not have to be a staunch monarchist to say so.  However the way that doping rules are written in sports where one of the athletes is non-human, horse racing for … Continue reading

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Only fools and horses….

…work as the saying went long before the TV series did.  The way that horses contribute to the economy and society more generally has changed dramatically from the days of horse-drawn ploughs and open landaus carrying the well heeled to … Continue reading

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