The Society is open to all people with scientific, scholarly or professional qualifications - equine scientists, ethologists, veterinarians, behaviour therapists or professional trainers and riders.

Why become a member of the International Society for Equitation Science?

ISES membership gives the opportunity of joining a network of internationally renowned equine scientists. As a member you will be invited to participate in the Society's annual meetings to stay connected with the most recent scientific findings and their implications in equitation. As part of your membership benefits you are entitled to reduced conference registration and two newsletters per year.

ISES Code of Conduct

ISES requires that applicants agree to a 'Code of Conduct' to become a member of the Society. Failure to comply with the Code of Conduct may result in termination of membership and the forfeiture of any membership fees previously paid.

  1. ISES is an independent body and acts to provide impartial scientific information.
  2. The name and/or membership of the ISES must not be used to promote personal and/or organisational views and philosophies, unless directly ordered/permitted to do so by ISES Council.
  3. The name and/or membership of the ISES must not be used for financial and/or commercial gain, unless directly requested/permitted to do so by Council.
  4. Members must not act in any way likely to jeopardise the integrity of the Society or bring it into disrepute.

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