The Conference will be staged as a series of two virtual sessions on 5 and 19 April at 12 p.m. BST (11 a.m. GMT) and will each last approximately two hours. Each webinar will feature a range of expert panellists, including a combination of pre-recorded footage and live discussions.

With each session hosted online IFAR aims to reach an even wider global audience to highlight the importance of aftercare to the racing industry.

All sessions are free, but registration is required.

Session 1: 5th April, 2022

Moderator: Rishi Persad (U.K.)
Annamarie Phelps, Chair, British Horseracing Authority (U.K.)
Di Arbuthnot (U.K.): Chair, IFAR
Dr. Jeff Berk (U.S.): Equine Medical Associates PSC; Past President, American Association of Equine Practitioners
Dr. Meredith Flash (AUS): Lead Researcher, Australian Thoroughbred Wellbeing Project
Jock Hutchison (U.K.): President and Co-Founder, Horseback UK
Angela Schuster (AUS): Managing Director, Schuster Consulting Group

To view speaker biographies click HERE.

Session 2: 19th April, 2022

Moderator: Caroline Searcy (AUS)
Michael Drapac (AUS): Owner / Breeder
Dr. Adrian Farrington (H.K.): Executive Manager, Veterinary Clinical Services, Hong Kong Jockey Club
Kirsten Green (U.S.): Executive Director, Retired Racehorse Project
Jennifer Hughes (AUS): General Manager, Equine Welfare, Racing Victoria
Young Professionals Panel:
George Broughton (U.K.): Trainee, Godolphin Flying Start
Caoimhe Doherty (IRE): Co-founder, Treo Eile; Stud Manager, Forenaghts Stud
Natasha Rose (H.K.): Equestrian Affairs Project Manager / Retired Racehorse Unit Manager, Hong Kong Jockey Club

Tom Ward (U.K.): Trainer
Elinor Wolf (U.S.): Trainee, Godolphin Flying Start

To view speaker biographies click HERE.