2006

Here are the news and press clippings for 2006.

18-10-06  The Hellenic Equestrian Federation congratulates Horse Art  
"The Executive Committee of the Hellenic Equestrian Federation and the Organising Council of the Athens World Equestrian Cup, would like to sincerely thank Aliki Steen for the organisation of the "Horse Art" exhibition held in October 2006 during this large scale world equestrian event [] We also seize the opportunity to congratulate Mrs. A. Steen more generally for her contribution in the preservation of the endangered Skyros small-horse and for all the efforts made on a national and international level resulting in increased public awareness about the need to preserve this ancient Hellenic horse breed."

30-08-06  Science and Art join forces to support the endangered "Skyros small-horse" 
Today, Elisabeth Bömcke, a graduate student from the Gembloux Agricultural University in Belgium, presented her thesis "Conservation of animal genetic resources: the case of the Skyros small-horse breed". She received from the faculty's Jury, the highest possible grade, not only because her research was perfectly performed and presented, but also because of her high conservation consciousness. It all started in May 2005 when HORSE ART was invited by the Gembloux Agricultural University to present and exhibit its unique art collection in aid of the Skyros horse. Elisabeth became so interested in the Hellenic small-horse that she decided to dedicate her thesis to this unusual and difficult subject...


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