The Royal Agricultural University’s (RAU) new school of equine management and science was officially opened by Princess Anne earlier this month (15 September).
The conference was chaired by commentator Mike Tucker and included presentations from FEI director of games, Tim Hadaway and lecturers on the RAU’s equine degree courses.
Dr Andrew Hemmings, principal lecturer in equine science spoke about the university’s ongoing behavioural and nutritional research.
The first dean of the new school is Dr Meriel Moore-Colyer. A registered animal scientist, she has worked with UK-based feed companies on product development.