TOBA Sponsors Pedigree/Conformation Clinic

Clinic includes live evaluations, discussions, and tours.

(Edited TOBA release)

The Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association will hold a Thoroughbred Pedigree and Conformation Clinic Monday, Oct. 12 and Tuesday, Oct. 13 in Lexington, Ky.  

The clinic, sponsored by Blood-Horse Publications, will feature conformation presentations and live evaluations as well as pedigree discussions that will include nicking, dosage, outcrossing and inbreeding. Clinic speakers will include Dr. Debbie Spike-Pierce, Davant Latham and Mike Akers. The clinic will feature tours of Dapple Stud, Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital and Walmac Farm. A complete agenda can be viewed here.

The clinic will begin at 8 a.m. at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Lexington. The registration fee for the clinic is $250 for TOBA members and $300 for non-members and includes all support materials, breakfast and lunch.

The Pedigree and Conformation Clinic concludes TOBA’s educational events for 2009. The 2010 schedule will soon be posted on For more information, please contact Erin Crady at 859-276-2291 or