Upcoming Conference

12th International Equitation Science Conference



EARLY BIRD CLOSING 9TH May 2016



Conference theme: Understanding horses to improve training and performance

Incorporating ethological methods to optimize rider-horse-communication:

  • Health and safety of horses and riders during training

  • Improving performance across disciplines through acknowledgment of the horse’s temperament and its learning abilities 

  • Understanding horse’s learning and cognitive abilities to improve training

  • Means to reach and communicate with riders on equitation science


The French local organising committee is proud to inform you that everything is setting up to welcome you the best way we can for the 12th ISES conference in France. Plenary speakers are ready to present you great updates, the demo day is looking great and 107 abstracts are being reviewed right now to build a wonderful program!

Program: http://ises2016saumur.blogscheval.net/program.html

Registration is now open onlineEarly bird rates are available until: 9th May | Registrations close: June 8th.

More information on the registration fees: http://ises2016saumur.blogscheval.net/registration.html

Exciting news - a public presentation of the “Cadre Noir de Saumur” is included in the registration.

You can also register online to participate in:

  • a special visit of the National Riding School, and
  • to a wonderful social event at the “abbaye royale de Fontevraud”

Book your accommodation early as June is a very busy period in Saumur. Shuttles will be provided only between the selected hotels and the conference venue.



Public presentation of the
« Cadre noir de Saumur »