Three-day symposium looks at inclusivity, social license in the horse world

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Horse Talk NZ coverage of University of Guelph Equine Symposium

Period14 Nov 2021

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  • TitleThree-day symposium looks at inclusivity, social license in the horse world
    Country/TerritoryNew Zealand
    DescriptionThe second night will revolve around inclusivity in the equine community and is being moderated by Akaash Maharaj, introducing the demographics of Canada and the equine industry. Maharaj is a triple gold medalist at the International Championship of Equestrian Skill-at-Arms, and current Ambassador-at-Large for the Global Organization of Parliamentarians Against Corruption. Lorna Cameron and Linda Greening, Senior Lecturers at Hartpury University in the UK, will deliberate about Hartpury’s outreach program focusing on the inclusivity of underrepresented student groups in Equine Higher Education. Simone Williams, an award-winning trainer, rider, and past assistant coach of Canada’s Paralympic Dressage team, will be discussing inclusivity for para riders. The opportunity for breakout room discussions will focus on barriers and potential solutions to increasing accessibility to horses and equestrian pursuits.
    PersonsLinda Greening, Lorna Cameron