Equines For Freedom is proud to partner with Lackawanna College for “A Horse is a Horse, of Course” — 3rd International Symposium promoting the safety, care, and well-being of equines in Animal Assisted/Facilitated Psychotherapy and Learning Programs.
The mission of the partnership is to provide a platform where minds are put into motion with focus on improving the ethics, safety, care and well- being of horses, donkeys and mules in equine interaction programs through science, compassionate inquiry, and interdisciplinary collaboration.
The presentation will take place on April 25th-26th, 2019 in Scranton Pennsylvania.
Speakers will be chosen depending on abstracts submitted and will be notified on or before 31. Dec. 2018.

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SUBMISSION GUIDELINES of initial application/abstracts:
• All presentation content is subject to audio/video recording
• All presentations will be published in the yearly compendium to support further research in our industry (signed contributor agreement necessary)
• It is the presenter’s responsibility to ensure all content is acceptable for audio/video recording and publishing, including securing all client confidentiality agreements
• IMPORTANT: by submitting a proposal, the presenter is consenting to the content of the presentation to be live streamed or recorded and published.
Abstracts must focus on issues pertaining to equine welfare and wellness or on the role, safety and well-being of equines in the context of equine-assisted/facilitated interventions. Even if writing about a specific approach, the focus shall be on the horses themselves to give them a voice.

More information and contact information is available here, or by emailing ilka.parent@mindsnmotion.net.