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Horseracing: Putting the Safety and Welfare of the Horse First
Tuesday, February 8, 2011 6:30 - 8:30 pm

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The program will discuss the following issues:


  • Changes proposed by veterinarians to promote health and decrease injury
  • Insurance fraud
  • Racehorse registries and use of registry fees
  • Federal and state bills to prohibit horse slaughter for food
  • Providing for and funding humane retirement for racehorses
  • Owner/breeder perspectives
Moderators:
FRANCES CARLISLE, Member, Committee on Legal Issues Pertaining to Animals, New York City Bar; JOHN DOUW, Member, Committee on Legal Issues Pertaining to Animals, New York City Bar

Speakers:
TERRY FINLEY, Founder and President, West Point Thoroughbreds, Inc.; Member, Board of Trustees, Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association; SCOTT E. PALMER, V.M.D., Hospital Director and staff surgeon, New Jersey Equine Clinic; Chair, American Association of Equine Practitioners Racing Task Force; DIANA PIKULSKI, Executive Director, External Affairs, Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation

Sponsored by:
Committee on Legal Issues Pertaining to Animals, Martha Golar, Chair