International Equine Conference


We will not be holding a conference in 2015.... 


2014 Conference
September 19, 20 & 21

Victoria McCullough Estate
365 Santa Barbara Drive |
Wellington FL 33414

              Presenters                       Agenda

Press Release: Equine Welfare Experts Converge on Wellington

Registration is closed!

Sneak Preview of....



     Previous Conferences    

At Old Friends Farm after the press conference
John, RT, Scott, Vicki, Silver Charm, Terry, Simone & Michael

2013 Conference at the Kentucky Horse Park

September 27, 28 & 29, 2013

Kentucky Horse Park
089 Iron Works Parkway
Lexington, Kentucky 40511


EWA is pleased to announce our 3rd Annual International Equine Conference.
  This year, the conference will be held at the Kentucky Horse Park on
  September 28 & 29 with activities planned for September 27.

              2013 Conference Presenters

                      2013 Conference Agenda

   International Equine Conference: Press Conference 




Registration closes on September 22


We recommend booking hotel rooms quickly due to other events taking place the same weekend.


Additional details [presenters, agenda & Friday events] will be posted as details are finalized.

(times are tentative)

    Press Conference - Old Friends Equine 11:00a                  
    Three Chimneys Tour 01:00p
    Old Friends Tour 03:30p
    Evening Reception at the Kentucky Horse Park 07:00p  



2012 Conference

Join us in Las Vegas!                                   

             Press Conference


  When: September 21, 22 & 23
       Note: The Wild Horse Tour will be on Friday, September 21 followed by a
       reception for attendees of the tour and those that will be arriving on Friday
       early enough to get settled and attend.

  Where: UNLV [University of Nevada, Las Vegas] Stan Fulton Building
                801 E Flamingo Road [at Swensen - southeast corner]             
                Las Vegas NV 89109
                Phone: 702.895.3909 [administrative office]

               Directions to UNLV                            

  Registration Fee: $175 | $100 Students (includes breakfast and lunch)
  Forum: Both days will include presentations on issues surrounding our wild ones
               and horse slaughter.

  Dress: Casual  
  Marketing Tables: We will have half-tables available to paid registrants on a
                                   first come, first served basis. Please email
                          to reserve your table.
                                   Sponsors of $1,000 or more will receive a full table with
                                   their sponsorship.
  Conference eMails: For non-EWA members or EWA members that currently
                                     don't receive our emails, you can sign-up for conference
                                     emails only

  Please note that the IEC mailbox is for conference related email only. If you'd
  like to contact us on issues other than the conference, please email our
  general email box -   
  Registration Form: Click HERE 
  Hotel: Terrible's Hotel and Casino
             4100 Paradise Road
             Las Vegas NV 89109
             Ask for Equine Welfare Alliance conference  CODE: EWA918

                                 09.20    $26 + tax
                       09.21-09.22    $59 + tax
                       09.23-09.24    $26 + tax

  Invitation: Click HERE [note: this is the original invitation so the conference
                                         venue is not correct but the links still apply!]

Wild Horse Tour Added! Click HERE for information.

2011 Conference


International Equine Conference
09.26.11 - 09.28.11

                                                                               Conference Photos
DC Rally Photos
[day prior to the conference]

                                                                                  Conference Video

Conference Presentations
[in order of appearance in the program]

Please note that some files are very large and may take a while to open.


John Holland, President, Equine Welfare Alliance 

Dr. Marlene Haffner, Rear Admiral, USPHS (retired),
Director of Orphan Products Development, FDA (retired),
CEO, Haffner Associates

Jo Anne Normile, Founder of CANTER 
Handout 1  |  Handout 2

Keith Dane, The Humane Society of the United States 

Marjorie Farabee, Wild Burro Protection League
Handout 1  |  Handout 2

Katia Louise, Saving America's Horses: A Nation Betrayed 



Valerie Stanley, Adjunct Professor of Animal Law,
University of Maryland School of Law

 Susan Wagner, Equine Advocates

Sonja Meadows, Executive Director, Animals' Angels, USA 
Additional Slide Content 

Suzanne Roy, American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign 


Ginger Kathrens, The Cloud Foundation 

Dr. Dan Rubenstein,
Professor of Zoology, Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology. Director, Program in African Studies. Chair, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University

Madeleine Pickens, Saving America's Mustangs 

James Kleinert, Wild Horses and Renegades 

Dr. Bruce Nock, Ph.D., Departments of Psychiatry, Anatomy and Neurobiology at Washington University School of Medicine in
St. Louis, MO

Jay Kirkpatrick, Ph.D.,
Director, The Science and Conservation Center, ZooMontana

Kara Laney, Study Director, National Academy of Sciences 


Ann Marini, Equine Welfare Alliance and Animal Law Coalition are pleased to announce the first International Conference on Equine Welfare, a two part symposium to discuss issues related to (1) America’s Wild Horses and Burros and (2) Slaughter: the Equine Welfare, Human Health and Environmental Implications. The conference has been in the planning stages since early 2010 and is now scheduled to take place…..   
When:  September 26, 27 & 28, 2011
Where: Marriott Residence Inn               
1456 Duke Street               
Alexandria, Virginia 22314-3403


Additional conference details will be provided as plans are finalized. The agenda, along with the speakers will be released over the next couple of weeks.  The speakers are selected based upon their scientific background and/or expertise in relevant topic areas such as stress, food safety, human health, equine health, ecology, law, training and other disciplines impacting equines. We encourage you to attend to hear the facts from the experts and engage in constructive dialog.  

Please add to your address books as future messages relating to the conference will be sent from the conference email address. We ask that you use for all conference related correspondence.  You can also follow conference activities on our facebook page here  We are looking forward to a productive conference and finally meeting everyone face-to-face!

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