Global Arabian Flat Racing Conference completes second day


June 8, 2012, Berlin ~ The second day of the 3rd edition of the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Flat Racing Festival began with a select international panel of Veterinarians sharing their knowledge on keeping a race horse healthy, happy and sound. Speakers were: Dr. Robert La Caze from France, Dr. Sefiane El Alami from Morocco working at Al Reef stable in the UAE, Dr. Inge Wijinberg from the Netherlands, Dr. David Levine, staff surgeon New Bolton Center, University of Pensylvania, Dr. Abdelwahab Amira from Tunisia, and Dr. Kathleen Picciano from the USA. The moderator was Dr. Mohammed Machmoum.

Panel Vetting and Nutrition


The session on Racing and Training featured  speakers, Robert Litt from France, Yves Plantin from France, Sharon Clark from Rigbie Farm in the USA, Salim Hakmani, a trainer from Oman, Jerome Rambaud from France and Abdulla al Mansouri from the UAE. The Moderator was Pat Buckley.


The Panel on Women in Arabian Racing with Moderator, Suzy Al Hajj from Lebanon heard from Dr. Khulud Al Suwaidi from the UAE, Lara Sawaya, Festival Director and Director of Ladies Racing IFAHR, Denise Gault, owner of  Racestreet Management, Gillian Duffield, trainer in the UAE and England, Sally Rowley-Williams, of Women in Racing, and Maureen Milburn from Australia, and winner of the HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak 2011 Darley Women of the Year Award.

Pat Buckley


Dr. David Levine

Racing and Training


Women's Panel

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