March 2-3, 2020

Santa Anita Park

The Reg-Vet-CE, in pursuit of excellence, returns with a two-day continuing education conference for regulatory and official racetrack veterinarians.

Registration fee is $300.

Presented by RMTC and NTRA Safety & Integrity Alliance

#RegVetCE Registration

Registration is Closed


18 CE credits approved by AAVSB RACE program

The agenda was developed by the RMTC and the NTRA Safety & Integrity Alliance in collaboration with a committee of Equine Medical Directors and racing regulatory veterinarians.

Monday, March 2, 2020

Time Subject Speaker
8:00-10:00 Media Training–Interview Skills Jason Miner, Amy Zimmerman & Daniel Ross
10:00-10:15 BREAK
10:15-12:15 Lecture and Wet Lab: Pre-existing condiitions and lessons learned from the UC Davis Necropsy Program Sue Stover
12:15-1:00 LUNCH : The Safety Steward and Regulatory Veterinarian Richard Lewis
1:00-1:30 Pre-race exam demonstration Barrie Grant, DVM, DACVS
1:30-2:00 Additional exam modalities Barrie Grant, DVM, DACVS
2:00-2:30 Cardiology for the Racing Regulatory Veterinarian Mollie McCue, DVM, DACVIM
2:30-2:45 BREAK
2:45-4:45 Case histories Mary Scollay, DVM
4:45-5:15 Post-race assessment / Case Follow up Lynn Hovda, DVM

Tuesday, March 3, 2020

Time Subject Speaker
8:00-9:00 Examining the Individual Case–Beyond the Physical Exam Tim Grande, DVM
9:00-10:00 Investigating the injury ‘cluster’ Rick Arthur, DVM;
Mary Scollay, DVM;
David Sykes MRCVS
10:00-10:15 BREAK
10:15-10:45 The Stronach Group’s Safety and Welfare Initiatives: One Year Later Dionne Benson, DVM, JD
10:45-11:15 RMTC Update Mary Scollay, DVM
11:15-12:15 Surface Considerations in Investigating Injury Occurrence Mick Peterson, PhD
12:15-1:05 LUNCH: The Social License to Operate and its implications
for the future of horse racing
Jennifer Durenberger, DVM, JD
1:05-2:00 Compassion Fatigue and the Racing Regulatory Veterinarian Julie Squires
2:00-2:30 The EID: Tools for the End User Kristin Werner, JD
2:30-3:00 Preparedness: Identifying and Staging Resources for Emergency Response Michael Hardy, DVM
3:00-3:15 BREAK
3:15-4:00 You can’t make this s**t up: Responding to the unexpected Michael Hardy, DVM
4:00-5:15 On track: Emergency drills and simulations Michael Hardy, DVM;
Will Farmer, DVM