Tennessee Walking Horses of Today Equine Conference

FRIDAY, JUNE 29, 2012
Embassy Suites Hotel - Murfreesboro, TN

8:00 to 8:30 Registration

8:30 Carl Mays
- Opening Keynote Speaker, Master of Ceremonies, and Q&A Facilitator
- "Are We Communicating Yet?" - "It's not what you say, it's what they hear that counts." 

9:30 Monty Roberts
- A brief howdy & prelude to the afternoon clinic from the "Man Who Listens to Horses" 

Short Break

10:00 Owners Panel
- "What Is That Owner Thinking?" -  TWH owners from a variety of regions and divisions discuss industry issues and share viewpoints.

11:00 Dr. Tracy Turner, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACVS
- "Are We Making Progress?" - Dr. Turner presents facts and statistics relevant to the TWH show horse industry

12:00 Past Presidents/Chairmen Luncheon

1:00 Julius Johnson, TN Commissioner of Agriculture
- "How Green is the TN Equine Industry $$$$?" 

2:00 USDA
- "Understanding the Horse Protection Act and Regulations"  - Conference Resumes at Miller Coliseum

4:00 Monty Roberts Training Clinic

6:00 Reception & Buffet - Miller Club

Embassy Suites Hotel - Murfreesboro, TN

8:30 "Hoof Care 101" & More!
- A distinguished veteranarian/farrier panel address issues relevant to the shoeing and hoof care of the TWH show horse

10:00 Ronee Griffith, Ph. D
- "How Your Inner Voice Influences Your Actions"  - Dr. Griffith discusses how principles and personality guide ethical behaviors

11:00 WHTA Enforcement Initiative/Equine Welfare

12:00 Tex-Mex Lunch Buffet

1:00 Joyce Moyer M.Ed, RTRP
- The Bottom Line in the Horse Business

2:00 Trainers Panel
- "Bitting & Squaning" - TWH trainers share successful tips and exchange ideas on failed attempts!

4:00 Miller Coliseum - Monty Roberts Expo & Trade Fair
The Tennessee Walking Horse Industry hosts Monty Roberts Expo
(a public event with invited quest from all horse breed farms and organizations)