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2015 Welfare and Safety of the Racehorse Summit
Keeneland Sales Pavilion
Wednesday, July 8

Video replay, morning and afternoon presentations, and agenda are below. (The video is large; please give it time to buffer.)

 

 



Welfare and Safety of the Racehorse Summit VI Booklet (pdf)

Morning Session Presentations


Afternoon Session Presentations


 

 

 

 

Agenda

 

 

Donna Brothers, Emcee

 

 

8:30 – 8:45

Welcome and Introduction

 

 

 

 

Edward L. Bowen

 

President

 

Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation

 

 

8:45 – 9:30

Jockey Injury Database and Racing Equipment

 

 

Speaker:

 

Dr. Carl Mattacola

 

Professor & Director of the Rehabilitation Sciences Doctoral Program

 

University of Kentucky

 

 

9:30 – 10:15

Equine Injury Database

 

 

Speaker:

 

Dr. Tim Parkin

 

Senior Lecturer and Associate Academic

 

University of Glasgow

 

 

10:15 – 10:35

Break

 

 

10:35 – 12:00

Surfaces

 

 

Moderator:

 

Dr. Mick Peterson

 

Executive Director

 

Racing Surfaces Testing Laboratory

 

Libra Foundation Professor

 

College of Engineering at the University of Maine

 

 

Panelists:

 

Glen Kozak

Jim Pendergest

Jamie Richardson

 

Track Superintendent

General Manager

Track Superintendent

 

New York Racing Association

The Thoroughbred Center

Churchill Downs

 

 

12:00 – 1:15

Lunch – Limestone Cafe

 

 

1:15 – 2:00

The Importance of Continuing Education

 

 

Moderator:

 

Dr. Scott Palmer

 

Equine Medical Director

 

New York State Gaming Commission

 

 

Panelists:

 

Dr. Rick Arthur

Alicia Benben

 

Equine Medical Director

Academic Coordinator/Instructor

 

California Horse Racing Board

North American Racing Academy

 

 

 

 

2:00 – 3:15

One on One with Dr. Larry Bramlage

 

 

Moderator:

 

Edward L. Bowen

 

President

 

Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation

 

 

Panelist:

 

Dr. Larry Bramlage

 

Surgeon and Partner

 

Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital

 

 

 

 

3:15 – 3:30

Break

 

 

3:30 – 4:45

Proper Diagnosis: Lessons learned from Post-Mortem Programs

 

 

Moderator:

 

Dr. Mary Scollay

 

Equine Medical Director

 

Kentucky Horse Racing Commission

 

 

 

Panelists:

 

Dr. Laura Kennedy

Dan Fick

Dr. Megan Romano

 

Assistant Professor - Veterinary Pathologist

ROAP Board Member & Track Steward

Veterinarian

 

University of Kenucky Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory

Prairie Meadows

Kentucky Horse Racing Commission

 

 

4:45 – 5:00

Closing

 

Edward L. Bowen

 

President

 

Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation


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