Alison Northrop

Alison Northrop

Equine Science and Physiology

With 11 years of designing and conducting applied research projects, Alison is an experienced equine scientist, specialising in exercise physiology.

She has co-produced numerous conference papers presented at the British Society for Animal Science, Equine Nutrition and Health Congress, International Society for Equitation Science, Science Technology and Research in Sports Surfaces and the International Conference on Equine Exercise Physiology and co-authored several papers. Alison has recently concentrated her work on investigating equine surfaces and was funded to conduct research work in New Zealand on race training tracks. She has project led the equine surfaces research team at Myerscough College (2002-2010) and is now the academic lead for equine surfaces research at Anglia Ruskin University.

Key Skills


  1. 2002-2004 Postgraduate Certificate of Education (PGCE), University of Central Lancashire.
  2. 1999-2000 M.Sc. Applied Equine Science, Royal Agricultural College, Cirencester.
  3. 1992-1995 B.Sc (Hons) Anthropology and Biology, Oxford Brookes University.

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