Michael “Mick” Peterson, Ph.D., Lars Roepstorff, DVM, Ph.D., Jeffrey J. Thomason, Ph.D., Christie A. Mahaffey, M.Phil., C. Wayne McIlwraith, BVSc, Ph.D.
This document is a condensed version of "Racing Surfaces: Challenges and Approaches in Optimizing Track Surfaces to Reduce Horse Injuries," a white paper drafted as a collection of published scientific papers and data.
Sarah Jane Hobbs, Ph.D., Alison J. Northrop, M.Sc., Christie Mahaffey, Ph.D., Jaime H. Martin, Ph.D., Hilary M . Clayton, BVMS, Ph.D., MRCVS, Rachel Murray, MA VetMB MS Ph.D., MRCVS, Lars Roepstorff, DVM, Ph.D., Michael “Mick” Peterson, Ph.D.,
The result of a four-year collaboration between eight equine experts from six universities, three equine and racing-specific research and testing centres and two horse charities in Sweden, the UK and United States. The white paper brings together the latest data and published scientific papers on arena and turf surfaces, and the effects these have on horses in training and in competition.