Conference & Annual General Meeting

The MEA holds an Annual General Meeting and Conference annually, usually in November. Recent venues have included Royal Agricultural Univeristy,  Badminton House, Greenwich Royal Naval College, Chatsworth Housethe British Racing School at Newmarket and Burghley House.

The MEA Conference and AGM will be held on

Saturday 18th November 2017

at the

De Vere Wokefield Park, Reading 


Notice of Annual General Meeting

The Annual General Meeting of the Medical Equestrian Association will be held on Saturday 18th November 2017 at the De Vere Wokefield Park, Reading.  The meeting will take place at 12.45pm. Please click here for the agenda.

Vacancies:      We have a two vacancies on the MEA Council, following completion of terms. Accepted proposals for nomination should be sent to the Honorary Secretary, Chris Rollason,

Resolutions:   Any Full Member of the Association who wishes to move a formal resolution should give notice in writing to the Honorary Secretary at least fourteen days before the date of the meeting.


Our aim this year for Conference is to provide a program of speakers on a common theme. Please find below a list of confirmed speakers.

  • Mr Nigel Rossiter – Consultant Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgeon
  • Dr Andy Eynon – Consultant Neuroanaesthetist & Intensivist
  • Mr Alan Hiscox – Director of Safety, British Horse Society
  • Ms Mary O’Roarke QC – Barrister at Old Square Chambers
  • Mr Peter “Spike” Milligan – Director at Lambourn Equine Vets

We will also be having a Q&A panel with the Chief Medical Adivsors from BE, PPA and BHA.

Here is the finalised programme for the day.

Conference Dinner: There will be a three course dinner at the Hotel after the conference. Tickets for the dinner can be purchased on the conference form. Dinner will be from 7.30pm. Dress code – Lounge suit.


Rooms can be booked at the Conference Hotel using the Conference application form and there is a good choice of alternative accommodation locally.

Conference Application Form

Please email if you require further information


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