Cassie White

Cassie White

School Employability Manager


Staff Group(s)
Animal and Equine


Cassie White leads the EP&SS course and teaches on a range of modules and other courses including the BSc Equine Sports Science, FdSc Sport Horse Management and Coaching and the MSc Equine Welfare & Behaviour course.
She supervises student research projects at undergraduate and post graduate level and has a particular interest in rider performance and equine biomechanics. Cassie is a member of the College Ethical Review Committee (H) and is an External Examiner for Plymouth University.

Research areas

Cassie's research interests include the following:

  • Equine exercise physiology & biomechanics
  • Rider performance and methods of analysis
  • Comparative exercise physiology (including canine)
  • Developing the use of performance analysis in equestrian sports

Opportunities to carry out postgraduate research towards an MPhil/PhD exist in the area of Equine Science and further information may be obtained from the NTU Graduate School.

External activity

  • External examiner for Plymouth University
  • Qualified riding instructor

Sponsors and collaborators

Current and recent research is being conducted with the collaboration and support of the following.


Assessment of ridden horse behaviour. Hall C, Huws N, White C, Taylor E, Owen H & McGreevy P, Journal of Veterinary Behaviour, 2013

A comparison of conformational traits of elite and non-elite agility Border Collie dogs. Birkbeck L, Boyd J, Croxford S & White C, Seventh International Conference on Equine and Canine Locomotion, Sweden, 2012 (poster presentation)

A preliminary investigation into the effects of jumping saddle design on rider posture. White C & Birkbeck L, World Congress for Performance Analysis of Sport IX, UK, 2012 (oral presentation)

See all of Cassie White's publications...