A portion of the funding for the course is coming by way of a grant from the Thoroughbred Charities of America organization. The other sponsors are USRider Equestrian Motor Plan and Hagyard-Davidson-McGee.Thirty 30 participants will receive certification upon completion of the course. Training will be both classroom and "hands on" experiences, including night search and rescue.Hagyard's plan is to have 100 rescue personel and veterinarians in Kentucky trained in the next two years.The course instructors are Tomas and Rebecca Gimenez. The chairman of the equine emergency department at Hagyard-Davidson McKee is Dr. Nathan Slovis.
For more details contact LaTonna Wilson at Hagyard-Davidson-McGee at (859) 255-8741.