THE SIXTH TEX CAUTHEN FARRIER / VETERINARIAN / RESEARCHER SEMINAR
January 23 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm CST
Featured Objective Lameness Evaluation Expert: Kevin G. Keegan, DVM, MS, DACVS
The Sixth Tex Cauthen Farrier / Veterinarian / Researcher Seminar will be held Sunday, January 23, 2022, via ZOOM and LIVE from the Maxwell H. Gluck Equine Research Center Auditorium, Covid permitting. The seminar focuses on the Horse, the Hoof, and the Biomechanics of the Hind Limb, and begins with a welcome to the Gluck from our acting Director, Dr. Dan Howe.
Following the welcome, Dr. Stuart E. Brown II, DVM, Vice President for Equine Safety, Keeneland Association, will overview the current status of racetrack safety matters. Dr. Brown will then moderate the morning session which updates progress in the area of motion sensor technology in racing and sport horses, focused on safety for both horse and rider. The Equinosis technology presents first, with Professor Kevin Keegan reviewing current racetrack data collection and analysis, followed by a presentation from Dr. Clara Fenger and Dr. Rhodes Bell on motion sensor technology data from racing horses. We then have an update from Dr. David Lambert on accelerometer data from racing Thoroughbreds and the biomechanical challenges faced by racing horses. Following the morning coffee break, Dr. Emmanuelle van Erck Westergren describes the applications and uses of the Arioneo motion sensor technology in sport horses. We then go to Hong Kong, where Dr. Bronte Forbes brings us up to date on use of the Equinosis “Lameness Locator” technology in Singapore and elsewhere. The morning program closes with a round table discussion moderated by Dr. Stuart Brown, with Dr. Keegan, Dr. Fenger, Dr. Bell, Dr. Lambert, Dr. van Erck Westergren, Dr. Forbes, Mr. Sandy Hawley, and Dr. Robert Holland as discussants. Lunch then follows, most generously hosted by Mr. Doug Watkins and Breeder’s Farrier Supply of Lexington…