She did everything we asked of her during her [stem cell therapy] and rehabilitation but her heart was not in racing so she has happily transitioned off the track into a second career.
Poway, CA (PRWEB) July 31, 2013
San Diego Regenerative Medicine Company, Vet-Stem, Inc. Founder, Robert Harman, DVM, has been cordially invited to be the inspirational speaker for the 6th Annual Charity Dinner of After the Finish Line, a 501(c)3 funding nonprofit for rescued Thoroughbred ex-racehorses. “A Tribute to the Majesty of Thoroughbreds” will be held at the Hilton Hotel, Del Mar, on August 1st 2013 and features Dan Cohen of KFMB-Channel 8 Morning News as the Master of Ceremonies and Robert Vavra, premier Equine photographer, as Special Guest Speaker.
The event includes a reception, silent and live auction, and dinner, with donations going to benefit the rescue, rehabilitation, and retraining of Thoroughbred horses that are transitioning off the track into a second career. The fundraiser, After the Finish Line’s biggest and most important fundraiser of the year, is held during the Del Mar race meet to raise awareness for the ex-racehorses.
Vet-Stem, Inc. has partnered with After the Finish Line to provide stem cell therapy to rehabilitating ex-racehorses, encouraging recovery, and helping to increase the likelihood of adoption and successful retraining. Dr. Bob Harman has rescued several ex-racehorses and Thoroughbreds since his founding of Vet-Stem, Inc. and has successfully treated injury with stem cell therapy, retrained, and re-homed them into a second professional career. Dr. Harman is very passionate about the care of his and others’ animals and believes they deserve the best care possible.
Dr. Harman reflects on his rescue of Loose Bikini, “She did everything we asked of her during her treatment and rehabilitation but her heart was not in racing so she has happily transitioned off the track into a second career.”
About Vet-Stem, Inc.
Vet-Stem, Inc. was formed in 2002 to bring regenerative medicine to the veterinary profession. The privately held company is working to develop therapies in veterinary medicine that apply regenerative technologies while utilizing the natural healing properties inherent in all animals. As the first company in the United States to provide an adipose-derived stem cell service to veterinarians for their patients, Vet-Stem, Inc. pioneered the use of regenerative stem cells in veterinary medicine. The company holds exclusive licenses to over 50 patents including world-wide veterinary rights for use of adipose derived stem cells. In the last decade, over 10,000 animals have been treated using Vet-Stem, Inc.’s services, and Vet-Stem is actively investigating stem cell therapy for immune-mediated and inflammatory disease as well as organ disease and failure. For more on Vet-Stem, Inc. and Veterinary Regenerative Medicine, visit http://www.vet-stem.com or call 858-748-2004.