Nutrena Sponsors Meetings in Aubrey and Houston

You Are Invited to a Dinner Horse Meeting at Prairie House Restaurant on Hwy 380 in Aubrey at 6:30 on July 23rd or at Alicia’s Mexican Grill, 26326 NW Freeway, Houston TX at 6:30 on July 25th.  (No Charge to Attend).

Topics to be presented:
1. Using Equine DNA Testing to assess performance potential – Dr. Steve Tammoriello,
2. Recent Research on Developmental Orthopedic Disease in young growing horses and Improving Fiber Digestion – Dr. Jim Ward

Stephen Tammoriello Ph.D. Associate Professor of Molecular Genetics and the Director of the Insti-tute for Equine Genomics at Binghamton University in New York, and the owner of ThoroughGen LLC, a New York-based equine genomics company. Dr. Tammariello has extensive research experience in molecular physiology, proteomics and genomics and has published papers in scientific journals including the Journal of Neuroscience, the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (USA), and Cellular Immunology. He has been the recipient of multiple grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the United States De-partment of Agriculture (USDA). His research lab is currently studying the genetics of athleticism in horses and humans, and the role of oxidative stress in neurodegeneration.

Jim Ward D.V.M. – Equine Management Consultant , Cargill Inc. A Member of the Cargill Product De-velopment Team, Past President Texas Thoroughbred Association, Past Board Member of Breeders’ Cup Ltd, presently serves as Adjunct Professor, College of Veterinary Medicine, Texas A&M University

Please R.S.V.P. to Jim Ward at or (979) 251-4000