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Dr. George W. Pratt Jr.

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Massachusetts Institute of Technology
77 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge , Massachusetts 02139
United States

Company Description: The mission of MIT is to advance knowledge and educate students in science, technology, and other areas of scholarship that will best serve the nation and the world...   more

Employment History


  • CBHS
  • Memphis State University
  • BA
    Princeton University
  • Master of Education degree
  • Master of Education degree , outstanding and significant accomplishments in his business or professional life
  • Ph.D.
  • Ph.D. , industrial economics
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About Payson Park - Florida Horse Camp [cached]
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, ... [cached]
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 [cached]
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 [cached]
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 [cached]
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
Dr. Pratt 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. His objective is to measure the interaction of a horse and track surface and how the properties of track surfaces affect horses. He measures the safety of the track and the welfare of horses.
Dr. Pratt has measured over 30 tracks in the United States and Canada as well as tracks in England and France. Dr. Pratt has published his findings. 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.
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