Upcoming Events

June 1–4, 2021
Hilton DFW Lakes Executive Conf. Center
Grapevine, TX (Dallas-Fort Worth Metro Area)
Hosted by Texas A&M University


ESS Networking and Informational Series

Mondays at 1:00 pm EDT

July 27: Graduate Student Mixer
Aug. 3: Equine Nutrition
Aug. 10: Teaching in Equine Science
Aug. 17: Lead by Dr. S. White-Springer & R. Martinez
Aug. 24: Lead by Dr. C. Wickens & J. Weinert
Aug. 31: Lead by Dr. J. Kouba
Sept. 14: Lead by Dr. S. Coleman

Click here to register for individual sessions or the full series. 


International Society for Equitation Science (ISES) 2020 Virtual Summer Meeting

August 12-14, 2020
To register (required), click here


Many ESS members are transitioning their equine courses to an online format in response to COVID-19. To assit with this transition, the National Association of Equine Affiliated Academics (NAEAA) has worked to facilitate the exchange of resources for equine academics during this challenging time. NAEAA's document titled "Resources for Equine Faculty Members in this Challenging Time" is available here.


ESS Members Urged to Review Ag Guide by May 1

The American Dairy Science Association (ADSA), the American Society of Animal Science (ASAS), and the Poultry Science Association (PSA) are pleased to announce the release of the draft of the 4th edition of the Guide for the Care and Use of Agricultural Animals in Research and Teaching (Ag Guide) for public review and comment. The draft will be available for a 60-day public comment period (ending May 1, 2020). Please submit comments by May 1, 2020, using the online submission site.  

2019-2020 Renewal Notice

Your membership in ESS is now eligible for online renewal for the period of January 1, 2019 through December 31, 2020. Please note the membership fee structure has changed to a two-year cycle and has increased to reflect this and the costs of added benefits.

Renewal Notice Letter

Renew Online

Renew today to receive the benefits of ESS membership!

The Equine Science Society (ESS) promotes quality research on equine-related topics and strives to establish effective communication among researchers, teachers, extension personnel, and industry professionals regarding all aspects of equine science.

The society also holds biannual symposia and cooperates with other organizations who have similar or related interests.