Featured Speakers

Ashley Navin, VMD, cVMA - Dr. Ashley Navin grew up on a small horse farm in central New Jersey spending most of her time playing outside and riding horses. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in animal science from the University of Delaware and her veterinary degree from the University of Pennsylvania. Following veterinary school, Dr. Navin completed an equine medicine and surgery internship at the University of Missouri where she expanded her skills in equine medicine and dentistry. Dr. Navin has always had a strong love for horses and has a special interest in internal medicine, equine reproduction and equine dental care. She is also trained in alternative medical techniques, particularly acupuncture. In her spare time Dr. Navin still loves to go out on long trail rides with her horses and has recently welcomed an OTTB and a Thoroughbred mare and foal into her family. She also loves to go hiking with her husband and their canine companions.

Kitt Hazelton
of Panther Run Saddlery offers common sense saddle solutions. She covers the seven basic points of saddle fitting, "conformation-specific" fitting challenges (both horse and rider) and the options used to accommodate them. A life-long horsewoman, she’s been a dressage addict since the early 1980s, having ridden, taught and trained in VT and in Los Angeles, CA. She and her Hanoverian mare, Lyric, have been together since Lyric was a yearling. In addition to their journey through classical dressage, they enjoy long meanders on the back roads of VT, where Lyric attempts to indulge her penchant for chasing motorized vehicles. Kitt will be happy to help you with your and saddle fitting needs, and can take care of your re-flocking, fit adjustment and repair needs as well.

Jana Mason
is the founder and director of Heron Brook Haven, a Spiritual, Healing & Teaching Center that holds non-profit status as a Natural Earth-based Hospital. Jana has studied and trained with the Clanmothers and Earth Medicine for many years. She is a Reiki Master, Certified Holistic Counselor and Practitioner, Dowser, is licensed with the ULC, and has been initiated as a member of the Sisterhood. She is a healer, seer and peacemaker. As a bridge between the spirit and physical worlds, the land and those who dwell upon it, she is also a bridge between the ancient earth-based ways and the modern world. Jana thoroughly enjoys assisting humans and animals in ways that promote reciprocal relationship and harmony.

Julia Gloviczki, DVM, MS Ambulatory Veterinarian
Dr. Julia Gloviczki completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Vermont, followed by a Master's degree at the University of California, Davis. She graduated from Iowa State University's College of Veterinary Medicine in 2013. Gloviczki completed a year-long ambulatory internship at Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital in Lexington, KY. During her internship, she focused on sports medicine, primary care, reproduction, and

emergency medicine. Dr. Gloviczki worked as an equine ambulatory veterinarian in Virginia following her internship. Her clinical interests include lameness and all aspects of sport medicine and management. Dr. Gloviczki enjoys riding horses and has competed up through the intermediate level of eventing.

Attorney: James T. Towne, Jr. With over 30 years of experience as a horse breeder, licensed Thoroughbred owner and owner of a horse farm, attorney James T. Towne, Jr. has a unique understanding of the various aspects of the equine industry and equine law. Mr. Towne has lectured on a variety of legal topics including: Preparing and Drafting the Operating Agreement of an LLC and PLLC; Equine Syndication; Labor Law Update; and Labor, Employment and Immigration Laws Affecting the Equine Industry. He is a member of New York Thoroughbred Breeders, Inc. and a Charter Member and active Board participant in the Racing and Wagering Law Network of the Government Law Center at Albany Law School. Mr. Towne received his B.A. degree from the University of Vermont in 1971 and his J.D. degree from Albany Law School in 1975. He is admitted to practice in New York and Vermont.

Molly Alger is a young equine entrepreneur with the goal of finding the most efficient and natural ways of working with horses. She spends her time testing theories and researching the best solutions to common horse problems, in both health and behavior. Occasionally she competes in Ranch Horse competitions but mostly works on developing and training all-purpose horses. Her passion is shaping well-rounded, healthful equine partners while helping others learn to do so. Molly is also a Young Living Member and enjoys incorporating essential oils into her techniques.

Amy LeBarron
attended Johnson and Wales University for Equine Business Management. She is a current exercise rider and enjoys retraining off the track thoroughbreds for a variety of second careers. Amy is the head trainer for Rerun in New York and comes with a wealth of experience. From showing rated hunters to galloping racehorses for Hall of Fame trainer Nick Zito, Amy brings a new fresh dynamic to the program which is evident in the horses she produces for adoption, not to mention the high rate of placement. Her ability to accurately assess each horse and to make every training ride a great ride equates to a solid, compassionate start to a new second career for the horses in the Rerun program.

Lisa Molloy
is the director of ReRun Thoroughbred Adoption, located in East Greenbush, New York. Founded in 1996 in Kentucky, Rerun is one of the oldest Thoroughbred retraining and adoption programs in the country and the largest adoption and rehab program in NY. ReRun is TAA accredited and a partner program with NYTHA. ReRun is consistenly one of the most popular aftercare charities in the country, especially in its offering of its hugely successful and innovative Moneighs for Rerun program. Moneighs are unique paintings created by retired racehorses, themselves, and later used for fundraising for horses in the program.

Last updated April 25, 2017