Events

L'éducation et la formation du jeune cheval de travail Part 3 - The education of the young working horse Part 3
Save the date for the next webinar: Wednesday, 14th April 2021 20:00 CET Speaker: Jean-Louis Cannelle (France) Jean-Louis Cannelle est sans doute un des personnages les plus connus du monde des chevaux de trait en France. Fils de fermier, il n'a jamais cessé d'élever, d'éduquer et d'utiliser des chevaux comtois. De nombreux meneurs ont suivi leur formation chez lui et pendant des décennies il a lutté pour la défense et la promotion de la traction animale. Jean-Louis Cannelle is...
Thinking but not Learning: Issues around concepts of sustainability illustrated through the example of working animals
The next webinar will take place on 17th March, at 5pm UK / Portugal time, 6 pm Central Europe time. Thinking but not Learning: Issues around concepts of sustainability illustrated through the example of working animals. This webinar will be an exposition of the conflicting definitions, meanings and practical realities of sustainability. These issues and some of their profound implications will be illustrated through attitudes to, and understanding of, the role of working animals. Dr Roger...
FECTU Webinar: L'éducation et la formation du jeune cheval de travail Part 2 - The education of the young working horse Part 2
Save the date!! The next webinar will take place on Wednesdy 17th of February 2021 at 18:00 CET Speaker: Henri Spychiger (Switzerland) Henri was a school teacher, an agricultural engineer and one of the last cavalry officers trained by the Swiss Army. For 38 years he produced milk on his farm in the Swiss Jura, at an altitude of 1.200 m above sea level. He did all the farmwork with Franches-Montagnes horses, but also bred and trained horses, mainly of this Swiss breed. The FM breeding society...
Webinar - The education of the young working horse
FECTU will present one more webinar next Wednesday 20th of January, 18.00 pm, Central European Time Abel Ibanez Marti, chair of the Spanish working horse association ANTA La Esteva and professional market-gardener will speak about L'éducation du jeune cheval de travail (the education of the young working horse) The presentation will be in French. the link for the webinar: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86503986449?pwd=QzlpRTYzSUFQVHoxVXhvdEozaEtjUT09
Virtual Event: The importance of Working Equids in Mountain Areas Accepting the challenge proposed by the Mountain Partnership, the Equid Power Network* (www.equidpower.org) are organising a virtual event to promote the importance of Working Equids in Mountain Areas, as a contribution to the celebrations held for International Mountain Day. During this event, our guest speakers will present different case studies from different parts of the world, highlighting the economic, ecologic and social...
Tamara Tadich will talk about the different types of work equids do in Latin America, and the welfare challenges they have!