As part of the National Symposium, Makeover attendees are welcomed to sit in on educational seminars and panel discussions dedicated to the care, training and marketing of off-track Thoroughbreds. For 2020, seminars will be offered virtually as webinars on Zoom and the Retired Racehorse Project's Facebook page, and will continue to be free and open to the public.

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We're pleased to present our 2020 lineup of webinars:

Do More, Spend Less
Monday, October 5 at 7:00 PM ET

Panelists: Krista Lea, MS, research analyst, University of Kentucky Department of Plant and Soil Sciences; Jill Stowe, PhD, associate professor, University of Kentucky Ag Equine Programs

Sponsored by Godolphin Lifetime Care
Moderator: Stephanie Church, of The Horse Media Group

Innovative ways to streamline your budget, utilize federal/state incentives for facility improvements and lower your herd management costs without compromising on care.

OTTB Behavior: Why Does My Horse Do That?
Tuesday, October 6 at 7:00 PM ET

Panelists: Robin Foster, PhD, CHBC, Cert. AAB, IAABC, certified horse behavior consultant and research professor at the University of Puget Sound and an affiliate professor at the University of Washington; Camie Heleski, PhD, MS, equine lecturer and advisor, University of Kentucky Department of Ag & Food Sciences

Sponsored by Maryland Jockey Club
Moderator: Michelle Anderson, of The Horse Media Group

An expert look at how off-track Thoroughbreds learn as they transition from racing to their second careers.

Dealing With Gastric Ulcers
Wednesday, October 7 at 7:00 PM ET

Panelists: Frank M. Andrews, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACVIM, LVMA Equine Committee professor and director of the Equine Health Studies Program at Louisiana State University's School of Veterinary Medicine; Rana Bozorgmanesh, BSc(Hons), BVetMed(Hons), Dipl. ACVIM, MRCVS, associate at Hagyard Equine Medical Institute; Dr. Bill Vandergrift, PhD in Animal Nutrition, International Equine Consulting

Sponsored by Triple Crown Feed
Moderator: Alexandra Beckstett, of The Horse Media Group

Learn how to prevent and manage gastric ulcers in off-track Thoroughbreds, a population of horses inherently at-risk of developing these painful stomach lesions. 


Our 2020 Webinar Series is presented by:

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