Equine Science Symposium

ESS - US is going Virtual this year

Dates: 01/06/2021 - 04/06/2021

Location: Online

The Equine Science Society (ESS) is pleased to announce the Call for Abstracts for the 27th ESS Symposium which will be held as a virtual symposium June 1-4, 2021. The 2021 ESS Symposium will consist of oral and poster presentations, student competition presentations, plenary sessions with internationally renowned speakers, and small group discussions.    The deadline for abstract submission is Friday, February 12, 2021, 11:59 p.m. CST.

External Event

27th Symposium of the Equine Science Society will be held June 1-4, 2021. Register today!


The program has been finalized, and the oral and poster presentations have been uploaded!


We are almost ready to kick off the 27th Symposium of the Equine Science Society virtually!

We are looking forward to welcoming everyone to our virtual symposium. The symposium officially starts on June 1, 2021. We will begin sharing cutting-edge new research, meeting virtually to discuss topical issues, catching up with colleagues, and making new friends at 10:00 a.m. EST on June 1.

In addition to the research, discussion, and time with colleagues, your registration also includes the following:

  • Three months' free subscription to the Journal of Equine Veterinary Science
  • Recordings of presentations and live Q & A sessions (available for registered delegates) to view for three months after the symposium

Please register now if you have not already done, so and encourage your friends and colleagues toregister and attend. The early bird registration rate is only available until May 20, 2021

Key dates
May 25 - The Symposium site will open for exploring and viewing on May 25.

We will send all registered attendees a link to login on May 25. Please take this early access as an opportunity to leave questions on the poster abstracts and PDFs. Oral presentations will not be visible until the time in the program they are due to be shown so please SAVE your questions on the oral presentations until you have seen them. Tips on how to navigate the site will be provided both as a PDF and as a short video presentation. These will be available on May 25 as well.

June 1 - The Symposium will officially open at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, June 1. Please join us for the opening ceremony and the first invited speaker, Aubrey Fine.

We are looking forward to you being part of the Symposium.


Pat Harris  

Vice-President and 2021 ESS Symposium Program Chair