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Special press conference to address the horse slaughter and wild equine protection issues will be held at Old Friends Thoroughbred Retirement Farm on opening day of the third International Equine Conference.
Lexington, Kentucky (EWA) – The Third Annual International Equine Conference, hosted by the Equine Welfare Alliance will be held September 27 – 29 at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Kentucky.
On the opening day of the conference, Friday September 27, horse welfare organizations will come together to hold a special press conference to provide expert information on equine welfare to the media and advocates that cannot attend the full conference.
Michael Blowen, owner and founder of Old Friends Thoroughbred Retirement Facility, will open the press conference. Participating in the press conference will be key individuals from The Equine Welfare Alliance, Respect4Horses, the Cloud Foundation, Wild Horse Freedom Federation, Wild Horses of the Abaco’s and the Humane Society of the United States.
The press conference will cover the potential re-opening of horse slaughter plants in America, BLM’s mismanagement of America’s wild horses and burros, horse tripping, the over breeding of horses and other current issues pertaining to equine welfare.
Old Friends Thoroughbred Retirement Farm
1841 Payne Depot Road
Friday, September 27, 2013 from 11:00a to 12:00p
All press, media and public will be welcome to attend the Press conference. Refreshments will be served. Please be seated at 11:00a.
After the Press Conference, the three day International Equine conference will continue with a tour of Three Chimneys farm in Midway, Kentucky, Old Friends Farm and a meet and greet reception at 7:00p at The Kentucky Horse Park. On Saturday, presentations will commence and will end on Sunday. The soon to be released documentary “America’s Wild Horses” will also be previewed at the International Equine Conference.
For the agenda, list of presenters, additional information or to register, please visit www.equinewelfarealliance.org.
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