Session 01. Horse keeping and society
Date: 25 August 2014; 08:30 – 12:30 hours
Chairperson: M. Saastamoinen/R. Evans
Theatre Session 01
08.30 The equine industry in Canada: developing resiliency in a diverse and complex landscape
Invited H. Sansom and B.L. Wilton
09.00 Horse breeding in Europe – quo vadis?
S. Wägeli, H. Jörg and C. Herholz
09.30 Why do you have so many horses? Horse culture in Iceland
Invited G. Helgadóttir and I. Sigurðardóttir
10.00 Horses in the Society 2012-2014-project in Finland
S. Mäki-Tuuri and A. Laitinen
10.45 Sport horse breeding and agriculture: the end of a relationship?
S. Wägeli, T. Wülser, J. Grossniklaus, C. Herholz, H. Jörg, H.R. Bracher, H.R. Häfliger and A. Lüth
11.00 Equine triads: horse, owner and partner – who loves ya baby?
J. McKeown, K. Dashper and C. Wallace
11.15 Home off the range: managing wild horse herds and public land users’ rights
Invited C.J. Stowe
11.45 Perspective of the use of cold-blooded horses in Poland – illusions or reality?
G. Polak and J. Krupinski
12.00 Natural values on semi-natural and permanent pastures grazed by horses
I. Herzon, M.T. Saastamoinen, S. Särkijärvi, M. Myllymäki and C. Schreurs
12.15 A web tool helping horse stables to improve manure management
I. Riipi, A. Reinikainen, S. Särkijärvi, M. Saastamoinen, M. Myllymäki, M. Järvinen and L. Rantamäki-Lahtinen