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LEAD Conference Set for October 15th

Participants in this year’s American Farmers & Ranchers LEAD conference will receive an “inside the ropes” view of the horse racing industry, Oct. 15, Remington Park in Oklahoma City.

We are excited to partner with Remington Park and the Oklahoma Quarter Horse Racing Association to bring this unique opportunity to our LEAD participants.

Megan Albright, Adult Education Coordinator

The statewide conference kicks off with a 9 a.m. tour of the Remington Park stables followed by a presentation on the horse industry by the OQHRA.

There will also be presentations on the Chickasaw Nation economic impact and agriculture department, and a discussion on the upcoming Oklahoma State Questions on the ballot.

The all-day program features lunch, dinner and evening social at the thoroughbred races at Remington Park.

For more information and to RSVP, contact Megan Albright, (405) 218-5416, [email protected].

The AFR LEAD program is a diverse, flexible and innovative program to assist in the needs of growing Oklahoma communities through informed leaders.


9 a.m.
Tour Remington Park Stable Side
Oklahoma Quarter Horse Racing Association
10:30 a.m.
Horse Industry in Oklahoma
Oklahoma Quarter Horse Racing Association
11 a.m.
Networking Opportunity
11:30 a.m.
12:30 p.m.
How to Influence as a Leader
Dr. Bill Weeks, Oklahoma State University
2:15 p.m.
Chickasaw Nation Economic Impact and Agriculture Department
Dakota Cole, Chickasaw Nation Department of Treasury
2:45 p.m.
Moving Oklahoma Ag Forward Through AFR
3:30 p.m.
Discussion of 2016 Oklahoma State Questions
6 p.m.
Dinner and Social Event at the Thoroughbred Races


The host hotel for the event will be the Embassy Suites by Hilton Oklahoma City Downtown/Medical Center. If you are in need of a hotel for the event you are welcome to call them at 405-239-3900. Tell them you are with American Farmers & Ranchers and they will get you a discounted rate of $129. This rate includes a reception the night of your stay and breakfast the next day. The cut-off date is October 1, 2016 to get this rate.

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