News and events - horses



2017.06.08 | Anis

Animal Welfare Conference in Copenhagen, October 2017

Come and join the two day conference on Animal Welfare in Copenhagen on October 3 and 4 2017. Themes are consumer-driven animal welfare and animal based welfare indicators. Two scientists from Department of Animal Science will give a talk on "farmers perceptions of animal welfare" and "Investing in cow-welfare".

2017.06.07 | Anis

Conference on animal behaviour in Aarhus, Denmark

Everybody working professionally with animal husbandry within the fields of housing and management has the chance of acquiring interesting and useful knowledge in August when Aarhus University is hosting an international scientific conference with the theme "Understanding animal behaviour".

2016.12.19 | Anis

Registration for ISAE 2017 is open

The international conference ISAE 2017 is being held in Aarhus, Denmark 7-10 August 2017. The conference is organized by the Department of Animal Science, Aarhus University. The theme is "Understanding animal behaviour" and registration is open until July 20, 2017. Deadline for abstract submission is February 5th, 2017.

Janne Winther Christensen will hold the title of Vice President for two years, at which point she will automatically become President of the organization.

2015.08.26 | Anis

Scientist from Aarhus University elected president of international equine organization

Associate Professor Janne Winter Christensen from the Department of Animal Science has been elected Vice President of the International Society for Equitation Science (ISES). The organization is working to improve the welfare of horses by promoting research and knowledge about training methods and the horse-rider relationship

Aarhus University recently organised a successful international conference on horse behaviour.  Photo: Colourbox

2014.10.09 | DCA

Knowledge on horse behaviour rounded up in new report

Scientists from several continents came to Denmark to share their knowledge and experience on stress and learning in horses. The many nuggets of wisdom have been gathered in a report published by DCA - Danish Centre for Food and Agriculture.

Photo: Jens Malmkvist

2014.07.30 | DCA

Horse conference attracts scientists from all over the world

Scientists from several continents are making their way to Denmark for when the doors open for the 10th International Equitation Science Conference. Scientists from Aarhus University are organising the event in Denmark.

Horse coordinator

Associate Professor Janne Winther Christensen

Department of Animal Science, Behaviour and stressbiology.

Contact info


Mon 07 Aug
00:00-00:00 | Musikhuset Aarhus, Thomas Jensens Allé, 8000 Aarhus C
Conference: ISAE 2017
International Society for Applied Ethology (ISAE) conference takes place 7.-10. august 2017 in Aarhus, Denmark. Theme: Understanding animal behaviour". Registration open from December 1, 2016.
Tue 03 Oct
00:00-00:00 |
Animal Welfare Conference in Copenhagen
Two day conference on Animal Welfare in Copenhagen on October 3 and 4 2017. Themes are consumer-driven animal welfare and animal based welfare indicators.