Presenter Agenda Finalized
Described as the first event of its kind, the International Equine Conference will bring together members of the equine welfare movement to discuss the political, scientific and legal implications of current international equine issues.
Presentation topics will include: horse slaughter, abuse and neglect, horse racing, wild horses, the Bureau of Land Management, the Government Accountability Office‘s 2011 report on horse welfare, and equine sanctuaries.
Special events during the conference include a banquet dinner, awards ceremony, a screening of “Wild Horses and Renegades” and an advance private screening of “Saving America’s Horses: A Nation Betrayed”, presented by Katia Louise, of the Wild for Life Foundation and evening strategy sessions geared to addressing the issues of bloody horse slaughter and the plight of the American Mustangs.
Presenters will include congressional and state lawmakers, equine cruelty investigators, wildlife scientists, veterinarians, physicians, animal lawyers, advocates, authors, filmmakers and equine rescuers.
Scheduled are US Senator Mary Landrieu (D-La.); US Representative Jim Moran (D-Va.); Montana state Senator Dave Wanzenried; Madeleine Pickens, founder of Saving America’s Mustangs; Sonja Meadows, executive director of Animal’s Angels; Jo Anne Normile, founder of CANTER; Susan Wagner, president and founder of Equine Advocates; and representatives from the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals and also The Humane Society of the United States will be present.
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