Horse Expert Witnesses

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Horse expert witnesses specialize in a variety of fields, including equine management, horse breeding, equestrian sports, horse training, and veterinary medicine. Some of the most common specialties among horse expert witnesses also include equine nutrition, horse behavior, equine facility operations, horse appraisal, and equine safety. They have provided opinions on the effects of improper horse care, faulty equipment, accidents during equestrian events, disputes over horse value, and issues related to equine health and disease.

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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...

Horse Training and Riding Instruction Expert WitnessView profile


Horse Training and Riding Instruction Expert Witness

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This expert is an internationally acclaimed clinician, presenting horsemanship and riding clinics in many areas of the US and in Europe. He has worked with horses all his life, being involved in diverse fields including the ranching, motion picture and horse training industries.

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...

Equine Therapy and Natural Horsemanship Expert WitnessView profile


Equine Therapy and Natural Horsemanship Expert Witness

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New Jersey

This expert is certified by the Equine Assisted Growth and Learning Association (EAGALA) as an Equine Specialist in Equine Assisted Psychotherapy. She has operated a Parelli Natural Horsemanship approved facility in New Jersey for more than 15 years, accumulated a wealth of experience in the rehabilitation of horses, donkeys, ponies, and mules. She is adept in the observation of herd behavior and...


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...

Horses Expert WitnessView profile


Horses Expert Witness

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North Carolina

This expert has been in the equine industry for over 40 years and has developed a custom riding program that she has applied to thousands of students and horses of all styles and breeds. She has offered headline presentations at the Certified Horsemanship Assn. International Conference for Riding Instructors, the International Society of Rider Biomechanics, the World Equestrian Games, the US Pony...


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,...

Horse Expert WitnessView profile


Horse Expert Witness

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New York

This highly qualified expert is an USHJA certified equestrian trainer and clinician with 40+ years of experience as an equine specialist. She holds an USEF "R" judges' license in the divisions of hunter, hunter seat equitation, jumper and hunter breeding. She is also a certified senior equine appraiser at the American Society of Equine Appraisers. She is a life member of various equestrian...


Horse Expert Witness FAQs

What kind of cases can a horse expert witness assist with?

A horse expert witness can assist with cases involving equine behavior, breeding, training, riding safety, animal cruelty, and disputes over horse sales or ownership.

How can a horse expert witness contribute to my case?

They provide valuable insights into the standards and practices in the equine industry. Their expertise can help clarify complex issues related to horse behavior, care, and management.

Are there subspecialties within the field of horse expert witnesses?

Yes, some experts specialize in areas like equine medicine, horse breeding, equestrian sports, trail riding safety, and more. The right expert depends on your case's specific needs.

How does a horse expert witness evaluate evidence in a case?

They may review veterinary records, training logs, purchase agreements, video footage of incidents, and other relevant documents to form an opinion based on their expertise.

Why is it important to hire a horse expert witness in an equine liability case?

In equine liability cases, understanding the nuances of horse behavior and industry standards is crucial. An expert witness can provide this knowledge and potentially sway the outcome of the case.

How does Expert Institute select its Horse expert witnesses?

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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