2019 ICHSWJ to be Held in Dubai


The eighth International Conference for the Health, Safety and Welfare of Jockeys (ICHSWJ) will be held at the Meydan Hotel in Dubai on Nov. 7-8. Sponsored by Al Basti Equiworld and organized by the European Medical Officers Group, the conference comes under the jurisdiction of the International Federation of Horseracing Authorities.

Denis Egan, Chairman of the ICHSWJ, said, “The 2019 conference will feature presentations on the major health, safety and welfare issues facing jockeys today including mental health, concussion, making weight, physiological demands, nutrition, bone health, safety equipment and injuries. I cannot thank Al Basti Equiworld enough for their support of the conference and for making the world class facilities at the Meydan Hotel available to us.”

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