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Professional Advisory Committee Named to Equine Sports Council



Equine Sports Council is honored to announce its Professional Advisory Committee (PAC) comprised of representatives who are industry leaders in the American Saddlebred, Morgan and Hackney breeds. These individuals are well respected and rely on the show horse industry to earn a living. Their expertise will be a resource for ESC’s Board of Directors in making key decisions.

Donna Pettry-Smith heads the ESC PAC and is joined by

David Cater
Janet Crampton
Robert Gardiner
Todd Graham
Will Harris
Tom Lowry
Barbe Smith
Tom Thorpe

The PAC aims to provide expert guidance and support in promoting the highest standards of professionalism, integrity, and welfare in equine sports. With representatives across the country, these industry professionals will collaborate with stakeholders and show organizers to educate and implement best practices and policies that enhance the well-being of horses and ensure fair competition. Through our collective expertise and dedication, we strive to advance the sport of equine athletics while prioritizing the health, safety, and ethical treatment of our equine partners.

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