UCR - University Centre Reaseheath
University Centre Reaseheath

Hayley Wild

Lecturer and Course Manager

Hayley completed BSc (Hons) Geography at Lancaster University, BSc (Hons) Equine Science at University Centre Reaseheath, and MSc Equine Performance Health & Welfare at Nottingham Trent University. Hayley studied traditional and contemporary horse training methods in the UK and US and studied free roaming ponies in UK and Spain. Hayley has twenty years experience with young, unhandled and horses with behavioral injuries and as a coach of leisure riders in the UK. Hayley has completed Level 3 Equine Touch training.

Photo of Hayley Wild with two Horses

Research Interests

  • Equine social behaviour.
  • Animal health and welfare.
  • Animal ethics and rights.
  • Animal-human relationships.
  • Animals in Society.

 

Ijichi, C., Wild, H., et al. 2020. Dually investigated: The effect of a pressure headcollar on the behaviour, discomfort and stress of trained horses. Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 232; 105101 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.applanim.2020.105101
Accepted abstract- Ethical aspects of the animal-human relationship for sports horses: A new way forward. Equine Cultures in transition Conference (2020 postponed) 2021. Wild, H. A., Upton, S.E.  and Ellis, A.D.

Equine Science Courses

Access to Higher Education

Access to Higher Education Diploma (Land Based Studies)

1 Year

Full-Time

Equine Science

Foundation Degree in Equine Training and Rehabilitation

2 Years

Full-Time

Equine Science

BSc (Hons) in Equestrian Sports Performance

3 Years

Full-Time

Equine Science

BSc (Hons) in Equine Bioveterinary Science

3 Years

Full-Time

Equine Science

BSc (Hons) Equine Behaviour and Welfare (Top-Up)

1 Year

Full-Time