Lexington, KY (July 23, 2018) -The Kentucky Horse Council has announced the topic for the August Kentucky Equine Networking Association (KENA) dinner. The August topic, presented by Zoetis, will be Mitigating Risk for Farm and Horse Owners. The speaker panel for the event will feature Dr. Tim Potter, Travers Manley and John David Christman. The dinner will be held on August 21, 2018, at The Red Mile Clubhouse in Lexington, Ky. KENA is a dinner and educational series open to equine professionals, horse owners, and riders and will feature a networking reception from 5:30-6:00 PM, followed by dinner with the main speakers from 6:00-8:00 PM.
KENA is charged with the mission of providing an educational and social venue for equine professionals and horse enthusiasts from all disciplines. Organized by the Kentucky Horse Council and supported by the University of Kentucky Ag Equine Program, KENA provides the opportunity for attendees to share ideas, business strategies and knowledge, and to obtain up-to-date information on horse and farm management and on issues affecting the equine industry.
Dr. Tim Potter is employed as an Animal Scientist with Robson Forensic, Inc. He provides technical investigations, analysis, reports, and testimony toward the resolution of commercial and personal injury litigation involving areas of animal science, including appraisals, behavior and training, facility design and construction, fencing, nutrition, reproduction, and safety issues. Travers Manley is an attorney with Dinsmore and Shohl, LLP practicing in the firm's Equine Law Group. He will address the equine activity liability act, waivers and releases and other ways to limit liability for individuals and businesses in the horse industry. John David Christman is an agent with Equus/Standardbred Station, Inc. and will discuss farm and horse insurance and how to use that insurance to limit the financial risks for owners.
"There are so many risks associated with owning a horse farm, business or even just a horse," says Kentucky Horse Council Executive Director Katy Ross. "We are excited to have this diverse panel to help members understand those risks and how to protect themselves, legally and financially."
The August 21 dinner is presented by Zoetis.
The Kentucky Equine Networking Association welcomes all Kentucky horse owners, professionals and enthusiasts to attend the August 21 event. For details and reservations, visit www.kentuckyhorse.org. Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 at the door.
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