continuing education

Racing Officials Accreditation Program Extends Continuing Education Deadlines

Due to the extenuating circumstances created by COVID-19 and the uncertainties of moving forward with educational programming, the Racing Officials Accreditation Program (ROAP) announced Friday that it has extended the dates for completion of required continuing education (CE) hours by one year for all accredited racing officials, stewards, and judges. Those who have already completed […]

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ROAP To Offer Joint Certificate and Continuing Education Course At Remington

The Racing Officials Accreditation Program (ROAP) and Remington Park are pleased to announce that a ROAP Certificate and Continuing Education (CE) Course will be held at Remington Park Tuesday, February 24, through Thursday, February 26, 2020. The stewards’ CE will be held Tuesday and Wednesday. The ROAP Certificate Course will be held Wednesday and Thursday. […]

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Rood And Riddle To Host Workshop On Equine Neurologic Diseases

Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital will present a workshop on Neurologic Diseases of the Horse Feb. 20-22 at its main campus in Lexington, Ky. “The workshop aims to bring together experienced equine veterinarians to foster discussion and skill development. This collaborative environment will advance the skill set of all attending, as well as raise new […]

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UK Ag Equine Programs To Host 9th Annual Equine Showcase

University of Kentucky Ag Equine Programs will host the 9th annual UK Equine Showcase Jan. 24-25 at the Fayette County Extension office, 1140 Harry Sykes Way in Lexington. The event will highlight the university’s equine programs and relevant industry findings with an emphasis on the foal, from birth to weaning. The event will span two […]

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CHRB: Proposals For Veterinary Record Transfer, Continuing Education Move Forward

The California Horse Racing Board conducted its regular meeting Thursday, April 19, at Santa Anita Park. Vice Chair Madeline Auerbach presided. Commissioners Fred Maas, Araceli Ruano and Alex Solis also were in attendance. The audio of this entire Board meeting is available on the CHRB Website ( under the Webcast link. In brief: The Board opened public […]

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New York Trainers Receive 45-Day Extension On Continuing Education Requirement

According to, “a large number” of trainers in the state of New York have failed to comply with the state’s new continuing education requirement. In response, regulators have issued a 45-day extension, allowing trainers the ability to complete the four-hour course by Feb. 15. “Since this is the inaugural year of the continuing education program, […]

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Hogan Warns Trainers Against ‘One Last Race’ Syndrome

Horsemen gathered at the Fasig-Tipton pavilion in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. last week to learn more about aftercare as part of New York’s continuing education requirement for licensed trainers. Dr. Patty Hogan, equine surgeon and founder of Hogan Equine Clinic at Fair Winds Farm in New Jersey, explained both the necessity of retiring Thoroughbreds and signs […]

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‘Knowing When To Retire Your Racehorse’: Free Dr. Patricia Hogan Seminar On Aug. 18

Dr. Patty Hogan will present an educational seminar for horse owners and trainers entitled, “Knowing When To Retire Your Racehorse,” in Saratoga Springs on Friday, Aug. 18. The 90-minute event, hosted by New York Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association, will be held at the Fasig-Tipton Pavilion, 415 East Ave., beginning at 11 a.m. Trainers and assistant trainers […]

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UC Davis Organizes Cost-Free Lectures To Foster Veterinarian-Farrier Relationship

The 31st Annual Charles Heumphreus Memorial Lecture will take place January 28, 2017 at the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine (SVM). This year’s event features veterinarian Scott Pleasant and farrier Travis Burns from the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine (VMCVM). Farriers and equine veterinarians are invited to attend the event, which takes place from […]

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