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Thoroughbred and Sport Horse industry experts join forces for 2017 Equine Summit
on 06 October 2017
The 2017 Equine Summit will bring together all sectors of the industry in a day-long series of presentations and discussions with equine experts and industry leaders

THE 2017 GAIN Equine Nutrition and Alltech Equine Summit, supported by Grant Thornton and The Irish Field, will take place on Thursday, November 9th in the Keadeen Hotel, Newbridge, Co.Kildare.

The Equine Summit will bring together the thoroughbred and sporthorse sectors of the industry in a series of presentations and discussions with equine experts and industry leaders.

Equine industry-wide statistics will be presented by Grant Thornton.

A plenary discussion on the equine industry in Ireland will form the central part of the day. Attendees will then have the opportunity to attend a break-out session to explore topics more specific to the Thoroughbred and Sport Horse sectors.

Tickets are €55 and include dinner, refreshments and a choice of either the Sport Horse or Thoroughbred breakout session.

Agenda

14:15: Registration Opens

15:00: Welcome Address: Henry Corbally, Chairman Glanbia Ireland and Glanbia plc

15:10: Keynote Address: Dr. Pearse Lyons, Founder and President, Alltech

15:40: Presentation of Industry Statistics: Sasha Kerins, Partner, Head of Agri Food, Grant Thornton

16:00: Plenary Discussion: How can we evolve, compete and lead the global equine industry – Can we collaborate to overcome the challenges?

  • Brian Kavanagh, CEO, Horse Racing Ireland
  • Ronan Murphy, CEO, Horse Sport Ireland
  • Dr. Noel Cawley, Chairman, Teagasc
  • Meta Osborne, Senior Steward, Turf Club
  • Leo Powell, Editor, The Irish Field, (Chair)
  • 17:10: Ministers Address: Michael Creed, Minister for the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine

    17:30: Dinner

    18:30: Breakout Sessions

    Option 1: Sporthorse Breakout Session

    How can the Irish Sporthorse sector position itself in a changing market?

  • Lucinda Creighton, Vulcan Consulting
  • Cameron Hanley, International Showjumper
  • Johann Knapp, Director KWPN Dutch Stud Book
  • Suzanne Campbell, Broadcaster and Journalist, (Chair)
  • Option 2: Thoroughbred Breakout Session

    What does success look like for thoroughbred breeders, an international view point.

  • Jim Bolger, Racehorse Trainer and Breeder
  • Joe Foley, Ballyhane Stud
  • Richard Aston, Goldford Stud, UK
  • Brendan Holland, Grove Stud
  • Lorna Fowler, Thoroughbred Trainer and Breeder, (Chair)
  • CLICK HERE TO BUY TICKETS.

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