Christine Rudd is a PhD Candidate at Texas Tech University with a research interest in equine
wellbeing in horse-human interactions, specifically within the context of Equine-Assisted
Services, and animal welfare policy and legislation. She is the Chair of the PATH, Intl. Equine
Welfare Committee, is a board member for Equine International, and regularly publishes and
presents educational content on equine behavior and wellbeing. While she is an advocate for
horse sports and equine-assisted services, she believes that all sectors the horse industry can
and should improve their practices to be more ethical, responsible, and prioritize the wellbeing
of the horses involved.