2016 Welfare and Safety of the Racehorse Summit

Click here to download the summit booklet (pdf).

Tuesday, June 28, 2016
    Below you will find links to downloadable PDFs for many of the presentations given at the summit. File sizes can be large; download time depends on your computer's speed and Internet connection. To save the files on your local machine, right click the link and select "Save Link As."

    8:20 AM Biosecurity & The Equine Disease Communication Center
    Dr. Nathaniel A. White II, Virginia - Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine, Professor Emeritus of Equine Surgery
    White Presentation

    8:45 AM Respiratory & Airway Health
    Bill Casner - Thoroughbred Owner and Breeder
    Dr. Susan J. Holcombe - Michigan State University, Professor Large Animal Clinical Sciences

    Casner Presentation
    Holcombe Presentation

    9:35 AM Racing Surfaces Testing Laboratory
    Dr. Mick Peterson - Executive Director, Racing Surfaces Testing Laboratory; University of Maine, Libra Professor
    Peterson Presentation

    10:00 AM Equine Injury Database
    Dr. Tim Parkin - University of Glasgow, Senior Lecturer Equine Clinical Sciences
    Parkin Presentation

    10:40 AM Biomarker Research
    Dr. Christopher E. Kawcak - Colorado State University, Associate Professor Clinical Sciences
    Kawcak Presentation

    11:15 AM Nutraceuticals
    Dr. Wayne McIlwraith - Colorado State University, Barbara Cox Anthony Endowed University Chair in Orthopaedics, Orthopaedic Research Center
    McIlwraith Presentation

    11:50 AM Proper Nutrition & Balanced Feed Programs
    Dr. Robert Coleman - University of Kentucky, Assistant Professor - Equine Extension
    Dr. Laurie Lawrence - University of Kentucky, Provost's Distinguished Service Professor, Department of Animal and Food Sciences

    Coleman Presentation
    Lawrence Presentation

    1:25 PM Regulating the Use of the Crop
    Moderator: Sue Finley - Thoroughbred Daily News, Sr. Vice President & Co-Publisher
    Ramon Dominguez - retired Thoroughbred horse racing Hall of Fame jockey
    Gunnar Lindberg - Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario, Senior Racing Official
    Chris McCarron - retired Thoroughbred horse racing Hall of Fame jockey

    2:15 PM Return to Ride Protocols
    Dr. Carl Mattacola - University of Kentucky, Professor Athletic Training Rehabilitation Sciences
    Mattacola Presentation

    2:35 PM Compounded Medications
    Compounded Medications Presentation
    Dr. Dionne Benson - Racing Medication Testing Consortium, Executive Director and COO
    Dr. Lynn Hovda - Minnesota Racing Commission, Chief Veterinarian
    Dr. Scott Stanley - University of California, Davis, Professor of Equine Analytical Chemistry

    3:30 PM American Association of Equine Practitioners Racing Committee
    AAEP Presentation
    Dr. Kathleen Anderson - President AAEP, Equine Veterinary Care, Owner
    Dr. Nathaniel A. White II - Virginia - Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine, Professor Emeritus of Equine Surgery

    4:00 PM Lameness Diagnosis - The Importance of the Physical Inspection
    Dr. Lawrence R. Bramlage - Rood and Riddle, Surgeon
    Dr. Kevin Dunlavy - Kentucky Equine Medical Associates, Managing Partner
    Dr. Mary Scollay - Kentucky Horse Racing Commission, Equine Medical Director

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