Equestrian Expert Witnesses

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Equestrian expert witnesses specialize in a variety of fields, including equine care and management, horse riding instruction, equestrian event organization, horse breeding, and equine sports. Some of the most common specialties also include horse behavior, equine nutrition, horse training techniques, equine facility management, and equestrian safety standards. They have provided opinions on the effects of improper horse care, faulty riding equipment, inadequate safety measures at equestrian events, negligent horse training practices, and issues related to horse breeding and genetics.

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Stephanie Julie Bonin, PE, PhDView profile

ID: 108085

Dr. Stephanie Julie Bonin, PE, PhD

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Dr. Stephanie J. Bonin has 22 years of experience in the fields of Mechanical Engineering and Biomechanics. She earned her BS in Engineering Mechanics and Physiology and her MS in Mechanical Engineering from Michigan State University. She also obtained her Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering from the University of Miami. Today, this expert is licensed as a Mechanical Engineer in the State of...

Equine Veterinary Medicine Expert WitnessView profile


Equine Veterinary Medicine Expert Witness

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This expert earned her BS in animal science at Cornell University and her DVM at the University of Illinois. She is currently pursuing her PhD in veterinary forensics through the University of Florida. This expert is a licensed veterinarian and active in her field as a member of the American Association of Equine Practitioners and the American Veterinary Medical Association. She has 20 years of...

Bridget Rebecca BrandonView profile

ID: 596211

Ms. Bridget Rebecca Brandon

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Ms. Bridget Brandon has decades of experience in both Marketing and the Equine Industry. She earned her BFA from Southern Methodist University. Today, this expert is licensed as a General Lines Agent in Texas. Formerly, this expert served as the Marketing Director of Card Services at Verizon and as the Business Development Manager at Dillon Gage. Currently, this expert is the Owner and Principal...

Aaron Tod GryderView profile

ID: 6278831

Mr. Aaron Tod Gryder

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Mr. Aaron T. Gryder has 35 years of experience in the Horse Racing Industry. He formerly served as a Racing Ambassador at the Santa Anita Park, the Gulfstream Park Racetrack, and the Del Mar Racetrack. He also served as an On-Air Analyst covering the Breeder's Cup for abc, HRTV, TVG, Fox Sports, and ESPN. Finally, he served as a self-employed Professional Jockey from 1986 until his retirement in...

Gerard B. PorcelliView profile

ID: 6278857

Mr. Gerard B. Porcelli

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New York

Mr. Gerard B. Porcelli has 28 years of experience in the field of Equestrian Training Operations. He earned his AS in Health and Physical Education from Nassau Community College before starting his career in the field. Formerly, he served as a Track Superintendent at Fair Hill Training Center and as a Hotwalker and Groom for Trainer, Steve DiMauro. He also served as a Labourer, Grader Operator,...

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Equestrian Expert Witness FAQs

An equestrian expert witness provides specialized knowledge on horse behavior, training, riding safety, and industry standards to assist in legal cases involving horses.

Equestrian expert witnesses are often needed in personal injury cases, animal cruelty cases, disputes over horse sales or breeding, and equine business disputes.

Subspecialties can include equine appraisal, horse show judging, equine nutrition, horse training methods, and equine facility management.

They can provide insight into whether proper safety protocols were followed, assess the behavior of the horse involved, and evaluate the rider's skill level.

Yes. Many equestrian experts have extensive experience in appraising horses' value based on breed, age, health, training level, and potential earnings.

Expert Institute offers a personalized approach to help you find the highest quality experts. We source actively-practicing professionals who match all your requirements for specialty areas, work experience, litigation history, fee range, certifications, location, and more.

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