Equine Sports Therapy
August 4-6, Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital and the MMSC
Enhance or start your career as an Equine Sports Therapist with Pulsed Electro-Magnetic Field [PEMF] Therapy! The conference is open to all licensed vets, registered vet technicians, vet school interns, as well as all equine bodyworkers, chiropractors, masseurs, acupuncturists, and essential oils therapists. You're also welcome if you desire a career as an Equine Sports Therapist.
Our goal is to provide participants with a well rounded perspective on all related therapies. While the primary focus will be education and the proper use and application of Pulsed Electro-Magnetic Field [PEMF] Therapy, the educators we’ve secured will cover other modalities from lasers to electro-stim, body work, massage, etc. Our educators include Mimi Porter, Dr. Chris Newton, Barbara Archambault and Dr. Tracy Turner. The intellectual capital and wisdom these people will share is a century's worth of operating clinics, hospitals, performing surgeries, examinaton, evaluations in thousands of hours of hands on experience.
Horse Racing's Premier Convention
August 13-15, Saratoga Springs, NY
From Equestricon.com: "As soon as you register for Equestricon™ 2017, you have punched your ticket to an unprecedented event in racing history. Never before has a racing convention in the United States brought together people from all corners of the industry, putting them face to face with the families, fans and bettors who enjoy the game all year-round.
"Equestricon™ kicks off on Sunday, August 13, 2017 and concludes Tuesday, August 15, 2017 with panels and discussions focused on the latest innovations in the sport, new media, marketing, wagering technologies, and other key issues impacting current and future stakeholders in racing.
"Additionally, Equestricon™ will provide for a one-of-a-kind networking experience for both those within the industry and people who are looking to get their foot in the door. The convention will feature meet-and-greets, breakout sessions, networking sessions, and various other opportunities for attendees to directly engage with professionals and personalities from across all sectors of the racing industry."
The Maker's Mark Secretariat Center is scheduled to appear in the Equestricon “Aftercare Hub” in the main convention hall on Tuesday, August 15, along with 20 other aftercare groups from all over the United States that have been accredited by the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance (TAA), the official charity partner of Equestricon™.
Run for the Horses 5K
Join us for the RUN FOR THE HORSES 5K on Friday, October 6th at 6pm at the Makers Mark Secretariat Center at the Kentucky Horse Park. This will be a fun family friendly event on a quiet, country section of the Horse Park grounds.
Scenic course through the world-famous Kentucky Horse Park, and chip timing provided by RaceRise. Overall & age group awards will be presented (Top 3 M/F, 5 year age groups).
For those who can't run or walk with us in person we are offering a VIRTUAL RUNNER/WALKER option. Register as a virtual runner/walker by September 26th and we'll mail you your commemorate race T-shirt. You can (if you choose) run or walk your own 5K in your hometown and you'll be supporting Makers Mark Secretariat Center.