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About Payson Park - Florida Horse Camp
In an independent study by Dr. George Pratt of M.I.T., the dirt track was rated among the "top three in the country" and cited as "the most consistent of ALL race tracks measured."
Professor George W. Pratt, ...
Professor George W. Pratt, Jr., Ph.D.
Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Tufts School of Veterinary Medicine Dr. Pratt is a tenured professor at MIT who has developed revolutionary tools for evaluating and predicting a horse's potential as an athlete and its chances of becoming lame or breaking down.
Veterinarywatch : Magnetic And Electromagnetic Therapy In Horses
Says Dr. George Pratt, Professor of Electrical Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, who performed the study, "Yes, we did some experiments with them [magnetic pads] on a saline solution - they did seem increase the flow of saline through a glass tube.
Bedonna's Performance Horses
n Houston Federal Court, MIT Professor George Pratt testified that Alydar had to have been killed.
e speculated that someone had tied the end of a rope around Alydars leg and attached the other end of the rope to a truck that could easily have been driven into the stallion barn.
The truck then took off, pulling Alydars leg from underneath him until it snapped; he testified that the force involved was at least three times that which a horse was able to exert.
Michael W. Dickinson - Tapetaâ„¢ Farm
Dr. George Pratt, a professor at MIT, assessed the surface and noted that horses working on the Tapeta™ surface experience one-half the impact as compared to running on a conventional surface.
He said "It's like running on a living room rug.
Report on the Tapeta™ Track by Dr. George Pratt, Professor, MIT
has analyzed Beyer Mechanical Properties of racetrack surfaces for 25 years.
The Jockey Club and Morris Animal Foundation
have sponsored him.
The Grayson Foundation
and the Jockey Club
now sponsor him.
objective is to measure the interaction of a horse and track surface and how the properties of track surfaces affect horses.
measures the safety of the track and the welfare of horses.
has measured over 30 tracks in the United States and Canada as well as tracks in England and France.
has published his
most recent publication is Model for Injury to the Foreleg of the Thoroughbred Racehorse . This was published in Equine Veterinary Journal
1997 and was presented at the International Symposium on Biomechanics in Saumur, France.