Liane has an MPhil in assessing equine welfare, an MSc and BSc in Equine Science, and is due to complete a Post-Graduate Diploma in Clinical Animal Behaviour at the University of Edinburgh this summer. She is a student member of the Association of Pet Behaviour Counsellors and a candidate member of the Fellowship of Animal Behaviour Clinicians. She is also a British Horse Society Accredited Professional Coach. Liane has worked for The Horse Trust since 2007 in a variety of roles, and is now the Equine Quality of Life and Research Director. In her role, Liane supports the team by researching new developments in how we care for, manage and train horses, so that the team can continue to update their practices and improve the welfare of resident horses. Liane also organises webinars for trainee clinical animal behaviourists wishing to specialise in horses via The Trust’s Talk Equine platform, teaches on the theory of horse behaviour and how this can be applied to handling and training, and assists the team in dealing with behaviour cases.