Performance Horse Registry Presents 2nd Annual Event Horse Breeding
Symposium During 2004 Rolex Kentucky Three-Day-Event
of the sport horse breeding community will have many opportunities
to learn about breeding horses for the sport of eventing during
the Performance Horse Registrys (PHR) second annual Event
Horse Breeding Symposium: >From Foal to Four-Star, April 22-23,
2004. The symposium will take place during non-competing hours of
the concurrent Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event at the Kentucky Horse
learned so much from coordinating this event last year, which was
very well received, said John Long, Chief Executive Officer
of the United States Equestrian Federation (USEF). Breeders
across our nation want to know more about bloodlines, breeding stock,
and how to develop and market young horses. Our Performance Horse
Registry team has organized this symposium to help breeders focus
on the most important criteria for both breeding and marketing.
symposium will feature a lunch session on Thursday, at USEF headquarters,
in which the pedigrees of each Rolex Kentucky CCI**** starter will
lunch session, also in the USEF building, will feature Sam and Linda
Barr, the British breeders of the famous Welton three-day event
horses, including 2000 Rolex Kentucky winner Welton Envoy. The Barrs
will speak about the role of young horse championships in team and
Made, USEF President David OConnors 2000 Sydney Olympic
Games gold medal partner will be presented during the 4:30 p.m.
Friday afternoon session in the indoor arena at the horse park.
He will speak about conformation and qualities of an upper level
horse. USEF CEO John Long will also be present to discuss the importance
of expanding breeding programs in North America.
Chiacchia will present Dr. Timothy Holekamps 2003 Eventing
Horse of the Year, the Trakehner stallion Windfall, and will discuss
the qualities and virtues needed for a breeding stallion, as well
as a performance horse.
Barrs will also be present to discuss breeding in the United Kingdom,
and Dr. Kent Allen, a noted three-day eventing veterinarian, will
participate as well. Lexingtons own Cathy Weischoff, herself
a four-star competitor, will present the young gelding Simba she
bred out of her Burghley and Rolex four-star mare, Spelga Dam.
for USEF members is $50, a $15.00 savings from the $65 non-member
admission. Students qualify for a reduced rate of $25 (must show
valid ID). Box lunches for any of the symposiums are $15 each. For
more information on the Event Horse Breeding Symposium, please visit
www.usef.org or contact Ken Ball, Performance Horse Registry on
(859) 225-2035 or via e-mail at email@example.com.