Hello Polo Girls Community!
Let’s give a warm welcome to STEPHANIE PRESTON! Stephanie is a visiting scholar at the University of Kentucky, Gluck Equine Research Center, in the Department of Veterinary Science. Her academic credentials include a MS degree in Large Animal Medicine and Surgery and a PhD in Large Animal Clinical Medicine.
Her research interests focus on clinical epidemiology and include studies focused on lameness in Thoroughbred racehorses. She is the author of “6 Peer” reviewed scientific publications and has written both a thesis and dissertation on lameness issues affecting Thoroughbred racehorses.
Stephanie has more than 20 years experience in the racing industry as a professional jockey, trainer, manager, and owner. She currently serves as the Executive Director of the Equine Soundness Program, a non-profit racing industry research group. She has a passion for polo, maintains a string of her own ponies, and is developing a club in Lexington, KY to further her enthusiam for polo.
Stephanie will be playing for the Polo Girls and bring the brand awareness to the state of Kentucky and the race industry!