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Conference Plans

Home… There are two conferences on the horizon currently. Of course there is the ‘Horses in Culture, Society and the Law’ annual conference which I’ve already posted about and with which this blog and author has a long standing connection. I’m … 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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‘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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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 End for Equestrianism at the Olympics?

This rather nightmarish headline, for those of us committed to horse-sport anyway, is a possibility sad to say. These sports are being ‘evaluated’ based on viewership, social media and outreach to consider whether they should remain in the Olympics, 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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