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Equestrian Employers Conference 2020

The Equestrian Employees Association (EEA) is delighted to announce that the inaugural Equestrian Employers Conference, sponsored by KBIS and Baileys Horse Feeds, will take place on 25 February 2020.

If you want practical advice and insight into running your business, so that you run a cost effective operation but also comply with employment law and health and safety, you need to attend the Equestrian Employers Conference 2020, run by the Equestrian Employees Association (EEA).

With leading speakers that specialise in human resources, the law, marketing, and training, plus a fascinating account from 5* event rider, Francis Whittington, who shares his own experiences.

A equestrian bespoke barrister will talk about what happens if you do face a legal case, whether relating to employment or non compliance of the minimum wage.

This Conference shares best practice and essential advice which is unique to the equestrian industry, on how to achieve a ‘Good Employment’ workplace to help you to deliver excellence.

Suitable for all that employ and manage staff in the equestrian industry, no matter what your yard size or sector. Don’t miss out on this unique day.

Conference programme
9.30 – Arrival and registration
10.00 – Welcome from Tullis Matson, President of the Equestrian Employers Association
10.10 – This is what ‘Good’ looks like
10.30 – Helping employers to get it right – a look at the most common reason for underpayment of the minimum wage
10.55 – Providing staff accommodation – are you protecting yourself?
11.15 – Break
11.30 – Future proofing your business
12.10 – What happens when it goes wrong
12.45 – Networking Lunch sponsored by KBIS British Equestrian Insurance
13.30 – How to attract, recruit and retain excellent staff
14.15 – Times of Change: a healthy, safe and caring workplace
14.45 – A viable, compliant and profitable business. How to balance the books
15.30 – A reflection on the day
16.00 – Finish & optional tour of the facilities at Stallion AI Services

The conference will be held at the conference facilities at the prestigious Stallion AI Services, Chapel Field Stud, Ash Lane, Whitchurch, SY13 4BP. Please contact EEA for a location accommodation list if required. 

Early bird tickets are on sale until 31 January 2020 at £50 for members and £60 for non-members. After this, the price will be £60 for members and £70 for non-members. Join the Equestrian Employers Association for access to the discounted rate.

For full information and to purchase tickets, visit


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