Touring exhibitions by the Westphalian Horse Museum Ecsite Annual Conference 2008 HUNGARIAN NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM 29-31 May, Budapest, Hungary Session date/time: 30-05-2008 15:15-16:30 Session code: 90 Session title: Travelling exhibitions available soon on EXTRA
Horses and Olympic Games: The topics: • The Games in the Antique • The first Olympic Games in modern times • How to become successful? Training methods, doping and more • The global horse: Transport and acclimatisation • Victims or Heroes? The stories behind • Hall of Fame: The olympic spirit • Bejing 2008
Model of the antique Olympia Amphora with oil
Founder of the modern Olympic Games: Pierre de Coubertin, 1894 First official Olympic Poster, 1912
Modern logistics: the „flying horse“
Heroes and Victims Ludger Beerbaum Gold Medal, Barcelona 1992 Bettina Hoy and the German Equipe lost their Gold Medal, Athens 2004
ZOO STORIES • The idea of zoos • From a cage to more life quality: zoo architecture • How to get a wild tiger into a zoo? • From a zoo keeper to a curator: Professions in a zoo • Dangerous Zoo: Accidents and more • Famous inhabitants: From Snowflake to Knut • How does a zoo work today ?
Zoos- trying to transport the exotic of the world
From cage-keeping to the rebuilding of natural habitats (Images: London, Berlin, Gelsenkirchen, Münster)
Snowflake: The Albino Gorilla Walrus Antje: TV-Star in Hamburg Knut: Polar Bear growing up without mother
Zoos today: • Breeding programmes • Conservation biology • Environmental education • Public relation work
Horses and Olympic Games • Opening:26th November 2008 available from January 2010 • Zoo Stories • Opening: November 2009 • available from 2011
Contact: Sybill Ebers (Director) Westphalian Horse Museum in the Zoo Muenster Sentruper Str. 311 D-48161 Muenster email@example.com www.pferdemuseum.de Thank you for your attention!