Rhys Evans, PhD – Norway
Dr Rhys Evans is Associate Professor of Rural Development at the Norwegian University College of Agriculture and Rural Development (www.hlb.no) in Bryne, Norway. He is Convenor of the Equine Research Network (EqRN) and Vice President of the European Federation of Animal Sciences Horse Commission (EAAP HC).
He has been researching and writing about human-horse relations since 2008. He has co-edited the first book on International Horse Tourism (Cheval, Turisme & Societes – Horse, Tourism & Societies 2015), the Good Practice Guide to Equine Tourism (2016), and The New Equine Economy in the 21st Century (2016), amongst others and is an active researcher and activist for improved horse welfare. www.hlb.no