TCA Hosts 'Speaker Series' on Equine Diagnostic Imaging, Safety and Welfare

Adam Coglianese

Thoroughbred Club of America will host a “Speaker Series” event at its Lexington headquarters Apr. 25. The discussion about Equine Diagnostic Imaging and the impact on safety are aimed at owners, trainers, breeders, farm managers, bloodstock agents, sales companies, the racing media, and other industry participants. Discussion will center around a variety of subjects, including injury detection, the diagnostics approach of PET Scan, MRI, CAT Scan, Nuclear Scintigraphy and Digital Radiography and the benefits and limitations of each.

The moderator will be Dr. Chris Kawcak, and the panelists will include: Dr. Katie Garrett (AAEP President & Rood and Riddle Imaging Specialist); Dr. Will Farmer (Equine Medical Director Churchill Downs); Dr. Laura Kennedy (UKVDL Pathologist); Dr. Robert Hunt (Hagyard Equine Surgeon); Dr. Luke Fallon (Hagyard Equine Medical Institute); Dr. Matthew Coleridge (Davidson Surgery Center); and Dr. Stuart Brown (Keeneland Vice President-Equine Safety).

Open to all industry members, a cocktail period will be held from 5:30-6:15p.m., with the program running from 6:15-7:30 p.m.

The TCA address is: 3555 Rice Road, Lexington, Kentucky.

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