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I'm an experienced horsewoman, who has worked professionally with horses since 2006. Prior to my current specialization, I taught riding and horsemanship, and trained horses.  

Lauren Fraser, MSc, CHBC

EDUCATION

  • MSc in Clinical Animal Behaviour from the University of Edinburgh. Lauren researched the behavioural effects on horses of a controversial training practice

  • Equine Science Certificate from the University of Guelph

experience

  • Riding instructor, horse trainer

  • Certified Horse Behaviour Consultant (CHBC) with the International Association of Animal Behaviour Consultants (IAABC)

  • Fear Free® Certified Professional, providing low-stress training for husbandry procedures or veterinary care.

AFFILIATIONS

  • Practioner member International Society of Equitation Science (ISES)

  • Application review committee member & horse division chair for International Association of Animal Behaviour Consultants (IAABC)

TEACHINGS

  • Monthly workshops for horse owners; an online RACE-approved course for veterinarians; university guest lectures 

  • Educational content provider for Understand Horses; equine behaviour educator for Equitopia 

  • Articles on horse behaviour and training for organizations, conferences and publications. 

I own four horses: an Andalusian mare, an Arab-Quarter Horse gelding, an Arabian gelding, and a Paso Fino mare. I enjoy starting horses under saddle, teaching cooperative care behaviours, and building strong foundations so that my horses can have the confidence and ability to engage in a range of disciplines and activities.
 

I live with my horses, dogs, cat, and husband Dr David Lane, DACVSMR, a veterinary sports medicine specialist at Points East West Veterinary Services, in beautiful Squamish, BC, Canada. When not with my horses, I can usually be found mountain biking, or collecting trucker hats

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Lauren Fraser Equine Behaviourist | British Columbia | Canada

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