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National Owners Conference - Schedule of events

Tue, Oct 30, 2018

Essentials of Ownership - Accounting, Legal, Insurance, Advisors, Acquisitions & Business plans

3:30 PM to 5:00 PM

Learn from a panel of experts what every owner should know when it comes to Accounting procedures, Legal issues, Insurance considerations, why having an experienced Advisor is important, elements of a business plan & options to acquire racehorses. Q & A to follow immediately after the panel.

Wed, Oct 31, 2018

Selection and buying at the sales. Pinhooking, Vetting, Conformation

9:15 AM to 10:30 AM

Discover what people who are seasoned in the Thoroughbred public auction arena know about selecting horses to purchase, important aspect about vetting horses prior to bidding, pinkooking young horses to resell and conformation do's and don'ts. Q & A to follow immediately after the panel.

International Racing & Ownership

2:20 PM to 3:30 PM

 Listen to a panel of domestic and international representatives discuss racing Thoroughbreds outside the US. Also learn about acquiring foreign Thoroughbreds to supplement your stable in the US.  Q & A to follow immediately after the panel.  

State Incentive Programs

4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Many racing jurisdictions offer owner and breeder incentives to attract owners to invest in Thoroughbreds from their State program.  Learn more as 4 State Incentive representatives provide details from their respective program.  Also get the viewpoint from an auction company representative about how State-breds are viewed in the auction arena. Q & A to follow immediately after the panel.

Thu, Nov 1, 2018


9:45 AM to 10:45 AM

Get details and insights from a panel of Aftercare specialists who are spearheading the Thoroughbred industry's Aftercare efforts. Q & A to follow immediatley after the panel.


2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Gain a better understaning from a panel of renown Veterinarians as they present the latest information on Breeding Thoroughbreds, Laminitis, Throat Conditions and Eyes/Vision care for your equine athletes.  Q & A to follow immediately following the panel.