Horses 2009: 'Knowledge is Horse Power'
March 28 –
Campus, New Brunswick/Piscataway, New Jersey
Featuring Keynote Speakers
Dr. Scott Palmer, New
Jersey Equine Clinic, Millstone, NJ
Millennium Radio New Jersey and New Jersey 101.5
Horses 2009 promises to be the most practical, informative event of
the year. Designed as an intense learning experience, the conference
offers the latest information on responsible horse ownership, equine
health and behavior, nutrition, performance issues, equine facility
operations and other concerns.
Exhibitors, prizes and drawings will round out the weekend
Who should attend Horses 2009:
- Parents and grandparents
- First-time horse owners or those who have just purchased their
- Riding instructors
- People thinking about buying a horse
- Anyone interested in horse health, behavior and care
- Vet technicians
- Horse health professionals
- Experienced horse and horse farm owners
- Leaders in the horse industry
- Teachers and those in higher education
Dr. Scott Palmer and "Buddy"
Scott E. Palmer, V.M.D. is a 1976 graduate of the University of Pennsylvania. He has acquired international recognition for his studies in equine sports injuries, arthroscopy, laparoscopy and minimally invasive surgery using lasers. He is Hospital Director and a staff surgeon at the New Jersey Equine Clinic, where he has practiced for 30 years. His achievements and dedication to equine medicine have twice earned him the New Jersey Association of Equine Practitioners “Veterinarian of the Year” award. Dr. Palmer is a Diplomat of the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners, certified in Equine Practice first in 1989 and again in 1999.
Dr. Palmer has a long tradition of volunteer service to organized veterinary medicine. He was President of the New Jersey Association of Equine Practitioners, a board member of the New Jersey Veterinary Medical Association and served as a trustee of the New Jersey Veterinary Education Foundation. He also served as a member of the Council of Regents and as President of the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners. He is currently Immediate Past President of the American Association of Equine Practitioners, an international association of more than 9,000 veterinarians and veterinary students in 57 countries world-wide. While serving as the 51st President of the AAEP in 2005, Dr. Palmer expanded the availability of AAEP continuing education to veterinarians around the world and presided over the first Unwanted Horse Summit in Washington DC.
Dr. Palmer has published more than 25 scientific papers and written numerous book chapters in veterinary textbooks. He has presented scientific and educational topics at equine seminars worldwide. In 1996 Dr. Palmer presented the 14th Paatsma Honorary Lecture at the Annual Convention of the Scandinavian Association of Veterinary Practitioners in recognition and appreciation of his contributions to veterinary medicine. In 1997 he organized the surgical section of the Dubai International Equine Symposium held in the United Arab Emirates. In 2002 Dr. Palmer served as the guest editor for the inaugural edition of the veterinary journal “Clinical Techniques in Equine Practice,” focusing on the use of lasers in equine surgery. Recently, Dr. Palmer was appointed as a member of the editorial advisory committee of the international equine veterinary journal “Equine Veterinary Education.”
Dr. Palmer also plays a vital role in the “On Call” program of the American Association of Equine Practitioners. This program provides veterinary expertise for live media coverage of major equine sporting events. Dr. Palmer is most often “On Call” for Harness and Thoroughbred racing at the Meadowlands or at Monmouth Park Racetracks. He has served as a member of the broadcast team for CBS Sports, ESPN, The Fox Network and the Learning Channel.
Eric Scott of New Jersey 101.5 FM
A veteran broadcast journalist, Eric Scott currently manages New Jersey’s largest radio news staff for Millennium Radio New Jersey.
Acclaimed as a reporter who tells it like it is, Eric has worked as a local and national correspondent for CBS, NBC, and Mutual News. He is known as a tenacious interviewer and tireless investigator.
Possessing one of the most distinctive voices in the industry, Eric anchors the morning news broadcasts for all 12 Millennium Radio stations, the Millennium Radio New Jersey News Network, and the Millennium flagship station: New Jersey 101.5 FM. His broadcasts reach millions of New Jersey residents with news about their state, as well as their hometown, and have consistently been recognized as among the best in the industry.
Originally from a small farm town in Western New York State, Eric began his broadcasting career at the age of 14. He is and avid tennis player, amateur chef, and gardener. Eric lives in Lawrenceville, NJ, with his wife, Janet, and two young sons, Donavan and Alexander.
- Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
- Cornell University
- University of Delaware
- University of Maryland
- University of Vermont
- Centenary College
- Delaware Valley College