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Clinical Animal Behaviour Webinar

Are you working towards becoming a registered equine Clinical Animal Behaviourist? Are you interested in equine behaviour and approaches used to manage behaviour problems? If the answer is yes, then The Horse Trust’s equine Clinical Animal Behaviour webinars are for you!

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Join us for a great webinar with ABTC registered Clinical Animal Behaviourist, Loni Loftus. Loni will be discussing a rescue pony who presented with significant fear of handling and husbandry procedures following neglect and previous trauma.

The main body of the presentation will focus on the development of the problems followed by the treatment protocol undertaken to resolve these issues. Video footage will be shown demonstrating the behaviours and techniques used to improve her emotional and behavioural responses to people and handling. This case is interesting both due to the nature of the issues involved but also due to the complexities of working with horses and ponies who have suffered prior trauma.

Date: Thursday 7th July

Time: 7.30pm to 9.00pm including Q&A

Cost: £10

If you can’t attend live, the webinar will be recorded and delegates will have 3 months to watch the recording.

This webinar has been approved for:

– 1.5 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) with the International Association for Animal Behaviour Consultants (IAABC). To have your IAABC CEU record updated you must complete a short quiz after watching the webinar in order to receive your CEU code.

About Loni

Loni is an Animal Behaviour and Training Council (ABTC) registered Clinical Animal Behaviourist specialising in horses, cats and dogs. She gained her professional accreditation with the ABTC following successfully completing an MSc in Applied Animal Behaviour and Welfare at Newcastle University, followed by her CCAB accreditation in 2020 and has been working in the field of animal behaviour for over 15 years.

Loni also holds a BSc (Hons) in Equine science and a post graduate teaching qualification in the Higher education sector and is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. She is currently a PhD scholar at Newcastle University studying the field of positive affective state in equines and is also a lecturer in animal behaviour and welfare at a number of UK universities.

Loni is a full member of the Association of Pet Behaviour Counsellors, a Certificated member of the Fellowship of Animal Behaviour Clinicians and an IAABC Certified Dog and Horse Behaviour Consultant. Loni has held a number of significant senior management posts previously including Head of Department roles in universities and most recently a position as Head of Equine Operations for the RSPCA.

Loni is actively engaged in research and is also a reviewer and member of the editorial boards for a number of high impact animal behaviour and welfare journals. Her current research projects include equine positive affect, enrichment in equines, quality of life in equines, physiological measures of stress in equines, canine reactivity, farrowing systems in pigs and cooperative behaviour training in zoo animals.

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