Nebraska Equine Extension to host a second “Race Nebraska” Seminar

Nebraska Equine Extension to host a second “Race Nebraska” Seminar
Race prep at Fonner Park in Grand Island in April 2023. Photo by Jody L. Lamp.
September 25th, 2023 | Staff

As the state’s horse racing sector expands, Nebraska Extension’s equine program has unveiled a series of educational seminars to cater to the growing interest in the industry.

The Nebraska Horsemen’s Benevolent and Protective Association (HPBA) is sponsoring a “Race Nebraska Seminar” on Oct. 7, 2023, at the Animal Science Complex on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s East Campus, 3940 Fair St.

There will be a variety of presentations to help guide individuals interested in both owning and raising racehorses.

Topics will include:

  • Different types of ownership options;
  • Soundness evaluation from a veterinarian’s point of view;
  • Different types of sales;
  • Reading pedigrees; and
  • an update on the status of tracks and facilities in Nebraska.

Pre-registration is $20 through Sept. 29 at the following link, Registration at the door will be $25 via cash or check.


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