Wayne G Hipsley

Mr. Wayne G Hipsley

Hipsley and Associates, LLC
816 Hutchison Road
Paris , KY 40361
Mobile: 859-621-6995
Office: 859-621-6995

Introduction

Provides expert consulting and testimony for all phases of equestrian related activities. Over 12 years experience with over 60 cases on a variety of subject matter areas, ranging from personal injury to death, product liability to defective fencing, safety for riding stables to safety at competitions, assessment of behavior to training of horses for riding and driving, racing accidents for both Thoroughbreds and Standardbreds, gait and motion analysis, contracts to tax related issues.


Areas of Expertise

  • Accident Investigation
  • Accident Reconstruction
  • Agricultural
  • Animals
  • Biomechanics
  • Horses
  • Livestock
  • Products Liability
  • Safety

Expert Background

Q: Please list your professional accreditations, degrees, licenses, and certificates granted:
A: International Licensed Horse Show judge for over 40 years; Bachelor of Science, Animal Husbandry, University of Tennessee; Master of Science in Animal Production, University of Connecticut; Livestock Welfare Investigation Certificate - State of Kentucky;
Q: Please list your affiliations or memberships in any professional and/or industry organizations:
A: Memberships include: American Horse Council, Kentucky Horse Council, United States Equestrian Federation, Pinto Horse Association of America, Ponys of the Americas, Gypsy Vanner Horse Society, International Buckskin Horse Association, American Paint Horse Association, American Quarter Horse Association, American Miniature Horse Association,
Q: Please list any teaching or speaking experience you have had, including subject matter:
A: Midway College, Kentucky - Professor of Equine Studies; Kentucky Horseshoeing School - Adjunct Instructor; Instructor/Presenter Equitana - Melbourne, Sydney, Auckland(7 years); Instructor - Equi-Days, New Zealand; Instructor - Agri-Mega, South Africa; ALL RELATED HORSES and EQUESTRIAN ACTIVITIES; Taught Equine Farm Management University of Tennessee; Taught Equine Breeds and Physiology at University of Connecticut; Taught Horse training, behavior, management, care, breeding management, foaling, health care, hoof management and repair;
Q: Have any of your accreditations ever been investigated, suspended or removed? (if yes, explain)
A: No
Q: On how many occasions have you been retained as an expert?
A: Over 60 matters
Q: For what area(s) of expertise have you been retained as an expert?
A: Gait Analysis; Horse training; Horse fencing; Horse product liability; Veterinary Malpractice; Riding instruction; Rider safety; Personal injury of rider; Death of Rider; Tax Fraud; Sales Contracts; Purchase Agreements;
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the plaintiff?
A: 55%
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the defendant?
A: 45%
Q: On how many occasions have you had your deposition taken?
A: 12 depositons
Q: When was the last time you had your deposition taken?
A: 2017
Q: On how many occasions have you been qualified by a court to give expert testimony?
A: 6 court appearances
Q: On how many occasions have you testified as an expert in court or before an arbitrator?
A: 6 cour appearances
Q: For how many years have you worked with the legal industry as an expert?
A: 12 years working as a consultant and legal advisor in the subject matter area of horses.
Q: What services do you offer? (E.g.: consulting, testing, reports, site inspections etc.)
A: Consulting, review of testimony, accident investigation, accident testing of animals,
Q: What is your hourly rate to consult with an attorney?
A: Please contact me for further current information on professional fees.
Q: What is your hourly rate to review documents?
A: Please contact me for further current information on professional fees.
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide deposition testimony?
A: Please contact me for further current information on professional fees.
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide testimony at trial?
A: Please contact me for further current information on professional fees.
Q: Please list any fees other than those stated above (E.g.: travel expenses, copy fees, etc.)
A: Additional charges include travel expenses, shipping, document preparation/binding, etc.

References

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