NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – The 2023 New Jersey Equine Industry Summit is just two weeks away, and the Equine Science Center is happy to announce some recent updates. Taking place on Thursday March 16, 2023, at the Cook Student Center in New Brunswick, the Summit is open to equine leaders, professionals, veterinarians, educators, owners, and enthusiasts throughout the tri-state area.
The Equine Science Center is excited to announce that the first 150 attendees to register for the Summit will receive a $10 voucher to Rick’s Saddle Shop, as well as a surprise gift card from the Equine Science Center! Vouchers and gift cards will only be given to the first 150 attendees to register, and you must be present at the Summit in order to receive your door-prizes.
This all-day event will include a keynote presentation on the “Economic Analysis of Equine Operations: Reducing Costs for Horse and Horse Farm Owners”; a panel discussion on “The State of the U.S. Racing Industry” with the President of the Jockey Club, Jim Gagliano, and The Executive Director of the U.S. Trotting Association, Mike Tanner; and afternoon breakout sessions on a wide range of topics.
Breakout sessions will focus on horse health, the future of racing, land use policy, environmental stewardship, the integrity of equestrian sport, and industry sustainability by engaging youth in equine activities and leadership roles. A just-completed needs assessment survey of industry participants will be a special feature of the program.
The formal program begins at 10 a.m. preceded by coffee service at the student center. The registration desk will open at 9:30 a.m. for attendees to check-in and receive their door prizes if they qualify. Lunch will be served before the breakout sessions in the afternoon, with a wrap-up session prior to the conference’s conclusion at 3 p.m.
There is no cost to attend, but registration is required at https://go.rutgers.edu/2023NJEquineIS.