The Institute sponsors an annual educational Symposium. The 2010 Symposium “Genetic Disorders: From Knowledge to Action” featured Dr. Cecelia Penedo, Univeristy of California at Davis; Beth Minnich, AHA Taskforce on Genetic Diseases; and Paul Husband, renowned equine attorney.

The Symposium was co-sponsored by the Arabian Horse Foundation, Arabian Horse Association of Arizona, and The Pyramid Foundation.

A short paper on genetic disorders is here. Paul Husband’s article on the legal issues is here. Additional resources, including testing and reporting on genetic disorders can be found here.

Prior Symposia:


The Institute has offered a series of clinics featuring Dr. John Shelle, Michigan State University. Future clinics will be scheduled depending on interest. Contact us for information on plans for future activities.


Susan Mayo hosts a clinic each October in Denton, TX for those interested in beginning to show their horses.  The first day is instructional. The second day, attendees participate in the Susar Farm Open Show and receive feedback. Check our news feed for the schedule. For further information, contact Susan at . Susan also has written a series of short articles to help people train their own horses and is creating a series of videos on working with the very young (unhandled) horse.