Programme

(under development)

 

 

Day 1

The first day of the Summit will be an immersion in the socio-economic impact of horses, both in Portugal and Europe, which will culminate in the presentation of the first Horse Economy Yearbook in Portugal, a document by the auditor EY. There will be room to meet and discuss the case study of the largest equestrian circuit in Europe. The day will close with a debate on the contribution of horses to local economies, at which time several mayors of Portuguese towns where national and international equestrian events take place will be present.

 

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8:30

Accreditation

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9:15

Opening Session

Francisco Reis | Mayor of Alter do Chão

Pedro Siza Vieira | State, Economy and Digital Transition Minister*

Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa | President of the Portuguese Republic*

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10:00

The Impact of Horse Economy at European Level

Keynote Speaker | Mette Uldahl,  Board Member at European Horse Network

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10:30

Presentation of the Yearbook of Horse Economy in Portugal

Keynote Speaker | Florbela Lima, EY Partner

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11:15

Coffee Break

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11:25

The Economic Potential of the Equestrian World

Hof Kasselmann | Hof Kasselmann*

Paul Schockemöhle | Paul Schockemöhle*

Pedro Ferraz da Costa | Coudelaria Ferraz da Costa

Rita Marques | Tourism Secretary of State

Ulf Möller | Helgstrand Dressage General Manager Int.

Moderator: Rui Alves Veloso | Economy Editor RTP

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13:00

Lunch

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14:30

The Impact of Horse on Local Economies

Carlos Carreiras | Mayor of Câmara Municipal de Cascais*

Fernando Ferreira | Mayor of Câmara Municipal das Caldas da Rainha*

Francisco Reis | Mayor of Câmara Municipal de Alter

José Maltez | Mayor of Câmara Municipal da Golegã

Vítor Mendes | Mayor of Câmara Municipal de Ponte de Lima

Moderador: João Ralão | General Secretary APSL

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16:15

Coffee Break

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16:30

The history and results of the largest equestrian circuit in Europe

Keynote Speaker | Begoña Quirós, Member of the Organizing Committee Sunshine Tours Circuito Hipico del Sol

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17:00

International case study: project with socioeconomic impact on the equestrian world*

Keynote Speaker | To announce soon

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17:30

Closure

Ana Abrunhosa | Territorial Cohesion Minister*

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18:00

Equestrian Art Show by Luís Valença, at Coudelaria de Alter

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21:00

Night Summit

Day 2 

The second day of the Summit will be divided between the sports and the technology aspects. With regard to the competition, in addition to the qualification for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games and the results that have placed the Lusitano Pure Blood and several Portuguese jockeys at the top of several international competitions, there will also be a deepening of a theme that concerns the entire line: health control and simplification of international forms. Integrated in this second day is also a panel on entrepreneurship and innovation. Top national and international athletes and coaches, entrepreneurs and specialists will be at the AIHS to discuss the way to reach the top.

 

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8:30

Accreditation

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9:30

Opening Session

João Paulo Rebelo | State Secretary for Youth and Sport

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9:50

Sport and Competition: the equestrian world evolution in the last 25 years

Keynote Speaker | Eleonora Ottaviani, International Jumping Riders Club Director

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10:20

What dedication is required to an Olympic Rider?

Keynote Speaker | Daniel Pinto, Olympic Rider

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10:50

Coffee Break

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11:15

The Route to the Top

 Albert Voorn | Olympic Medallist

Kyra Kyrklund | Coach and Olympic rider*

José Manuel Constantino | President of the Portuguese Olympic Committee

Marina Frutuoso de Melo | Rider

Moderator: Bruno Caseirão | Portuguese Magazine “Equitação”

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13:00

Lunch

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14:30

Transportation and streamlining control between countries: International Guides

Keynote Speaker | Gonçalo Paixão, FEI Veterinary Manager

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15:00

Transport and streamlining control between countries: International Guides – The Portuguese Case

Keynote Speaker | Fernando Bernardo, DGAV General-Director 

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15:30

#AIHSTechForHorses Award Presentation

More information here.

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16:00

Coffee break

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16:15

Is there a technological revolution taking place in the equestrian world?

Keynote Speaker | To announce soon

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16:45

Technology in the Equestrian World

Brian Kenny | My Show Advisor Co-founder

Filipe Bragança | Researcher at Utrecht University

João Borga | Startup Portugal Director

José Elias da Costa | FEP President

To announce soon | FEI*

Moderator: Bruno Caseirão | Magazine Equitação

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18:00

#AIHSTechForHorses Award

More information here.

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18:30

End of Session

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21:00

Night Summit

Day 3

 

The last day of the Summit will be the time to speak about the health of horses through the voice of several top experts and researchers. They will review issues such as the evolution of equine reproduction, orthopaedics and some diseases that worry breeders, keepers, riders and trainers, be they Equine Herpes Virus, Piroplasmosis or Nile Fever. The collaborative project with the Veterinary Doctors Order and the University of Évora, which will reward equine veterinary research, will also be revealed. The day ends with a tribute to Portuguese equestrianism at the Olympic Games, followed by a show by the Portuguese School of Equestrian Art.

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8:30

Accreditation

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9:10

Opening Session

Maria do Céu Albuquerque | Agriculture Minister

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10:00

The Evolution of Equine Reproduction

Keynote Speaker | Elisa Bettencourt, Assistant Professor at Évora University Veterinary Department

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10:30

The Diseases that affect International Horse Trade

Keynote Speaker | Miguel Llorca, Fundación Llorca de Medicina y Cirugía Equina de la Comunidad Valenciana President

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11:00

AIHS APPLIED EQUINE RESEARCH AWARD Presentation

More information here.

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11:30

Coffee Break

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11:45

From the Past to the Present: The Evolution of Equestrian Medicine**

João Crespo | Head for APMVE

Miguel Llorca | President of Fundación Llorca de Medicina y Cirugía Equina de la Comunidad Valenciana

Paulo Caetano | Rider, Trainer and Breeder

**Panel under development

Moderator:  António Frutuoso de Melo, Rider and Breeder

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13:00

Lunch

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14:30

The importance of horse welfare

 

Keynote Speaker | Mette Uldahl, President of FEEVA 

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15:00

AIHS APPLIED EQUINE RESEARCH AWARD Winner Announcement

More information here.

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15:30

Tribute to Portuguese Equestrianism at the Olympic Games

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16:30

Closure

Equestrian Art Show by Escola Portuguesa de Arte Equestre at Coudelaria de Alter

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21:00

Night Summit

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