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1999 World Trotting Conference
Speaker Profiles

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Carl O'Dwyer
Shoeing The Equine Athlete And Its Importance To Performance And Soundness
Organisation: O'Dwyer Horshoe Sales Australia Pty Ltd
Current Position: Managing Director
Presentation: Wednesday, 24th November, 1999
Major Career/Academic Achievements:
  • Farrier for 35 years "accredited"
  • Largest horseshoe manufacturer in Australasia
  • Processed 463 tonnes of steel into horse shoes 1998-99.  Made 2 videos "Showing The Standardbred for Racing" and "Showing The Standardbred for Gait Problems"
Experience in Racing or Organisation Represented:
  • Trainer, winner Hunter Cup 1979 "Hanna’s Boy"
  • Won 2 Cochran Cups, 1 Dullard Cup
  • Part owned winner South Australian Trotters Cup
  • Chairman, Kilmore Harness Racing Club
  • Member, Australian Farriers & Blacksmiths Association
  • Member, Victoria Harness Racing Club
  • Member, RIRDC


Last updated November 1999

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