Support the Welfare and Safety of the Racehorse Summit
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To All Stakeholders Involved in Thoroughbred Racing:
The catastrophic breakdown and death of the filly Eight Belles following the 134th running of the Kentucky Derby cast a spotlight on the need to provide greater levels of protection for the racehorse. In the media and on blogs and forums throughout the country, horse lovers and racing fans have been asking \"what can we do\"
The Thoroughbred racing industry has been looking at some of the issues currently being raised for some time. The Welfare and Safety of the Racehorse Summit, coordinated and underwritten by Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation and The Jockey Club and hosted by Keeneland Association,
Concerned horse owner
Eleanor Kellon, VMD
Racehorse owner and performance/nutrition consultant
Quarterhorse breeder, nutrition and repro consultant,
and 4-H sponsor
Susanna R. Gordon, MD
Sporthorse Owner and Breeder
Concerned horse owners and Equine Cushings list moderators
More information and a list of industry stakeholders and resources:
The Jockey Club
Grayson-Jockey Research Foundation
Welfare and Safety of the Racehorse Summit