All EBA Registered Equine Psychology Specialists and Students must follow our Code of Conduct as stated below.


Code of Conduct

All EBA Registered Equine Psychology Specialists must follow our Code of Conduct as stated below.

1. Be adequately insured for the work they carry out.

2. Be honest and accurate in advertising the services they provide.

3. Clearly state in advance of undertaking work all fees, services provided for these fees, and any additional terms and conditions such as cancellation policy.

4. Maintain records of all cases in compliance with current legislation regarding client confidentiality.

5. Comply with current legislation regarding client confidentiality in all aspects of their work.

6. Keep up to date with the legal requirements for their practice.

7. Conduct themselves in a respectful and professional manner towards colleagues, other professionals and clients at all times.

8. Refer to relevant professionals regarding areas outside of their expertise e.g. veterinary advice, and not give advice in these areas beyond referral.

9. Prioritise the safety and well-being clients (human and animal).

10. Report unresolved safety and welfare issues appropriately.

11. Seek help and advice when cases arise that they are unsure about. 

12. Engage in structured supervision, both for their own professional development and to support others as they are able. 

13. Undertake regular CPD.

If you have any concerns that an EBA Registered Equine Psychology Specialist is not complying with these conditions, or have any other complaint, you can use our complaints procedure.


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In this webinar Rachaël Draaisma introduces various forms of equine scentwork. She will dive deeper into the advantages equine scentwork gives and how they positively affect the horses physically and mentally. For instance, you will get to know why scentwork calms the horse, why it leads to less spooky behaviours, or more connection between horse and handler. Rachaël will also discuss the challenges and applicability of various scentwork exercises. Although this webinar does not give a step by step guide on how to get started on the equine scentwork exercises, it will inspire many to explore further and to add these new activities into their daily life and work with horses.

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