UK College of Law to Host Equine Law Conference

The University of Kentucky College of Law will host its 28th Annual National Conference on Equine Law May 1 and 2 at Keeneland Race Course, in Lexington, Ky.

The conference will convey an understanding of current legal issues affecting breeding, buying, selling, ownership interests, racing, and other business operations of the horse industry. The program is designed for attorneys who counsel, represent, or litigate on behalf of buyers, sellers, breeders, brokers, owners of interests in horses, and other entities involved with the industry. The conference is open to the public.

The sessions will cover topics such as case law updates, law of service animals, expert witnesses in equine litigation, ethics for the equine lawyer, transportation issues in the equine industry, equine law tax updates, status of the law on race-day medication, equine veterinary malpractice and third-party liability issues, and the legal issues surrounding equine after-care.

Registration with materials on a jump drive is $500 in advance and $575 at the door; registration with a hard copy of materials is $575 in advance and $650 at the door. The registration fee includes attendance for all sessions, course materials in format selected, Wednesday and Thursday luncheons, Wednesday reception, continental breakfasts, and refreshments. For more information, visit or call 859/257-2921.

Alexandra Harper, a MBA candidate, is the operations and communications coordinator for the UK Ag Equine Programs.

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