This year at the International Jumping of Bordeaux, you have discovered a new area dedicated to the well-being of the horse : the Equine Health Forum.

Many conferences led by specialists were organized every day.

  • On Thursday, the Forum focused on reproduction, with exchanges on the stallion management techniques and the induction of ovulation. Heads of insemination centers and Dr Veterinarians took turns to transmit their knowledge and their valuable advice to a breeding informed public. Charlotte Degien, President of FADETEQ also took the time to discuss the preparation of the mare during the breeding season and how to give herself the best chance of having a beautiful foal.
  • Friday, sports medicine and health monitoring were the focus of concern. Prevention and management of health crises, preparation for the effort, connected equipments ... Sport and well-being put in touch by Anne De Sainte-Marie Director of the Haras de la Cense; Anne d'Hautefeuille, Equine Osteopath; Anne Courouce-Malblanc, lecturer ONIRIS Nantes and many other professionals of the horses world.
  • Saturday, it is the turn of the well-being and behavior of the horse to attract a large audience. Stretching, education, weaning the foal ... The famous ethologist Andy Booth was also present for a conference on how the horse learns riding.

This Forum ends today by dealing with more medical topics: nutrition, digestive medicine and equine dentistry.

You have been numerous at this first edition of the Equine Health Forum  which has fulfilled all its objectives!