Edward S. Bonnie, an attorney for Frost, Brown, Todd, LLC, concentrates his practice in the area of equine law. He acts as counsel for owners, trainers, veterinarians, jockeys, feedmen, blacksmiths and others in the horse business.
Mr. Bonnie’s love of horses has guided his legal career, as well as his personal life. Bonnie owns, breaks, trains, and rides hunters, jumpers and steeplechasers, and with his wife, Cornelia Winthrop Bonnie, owns and operates a 530-acre horse and cattle farm in Oldham County, Kentucky.
Mr. Bonnie is affiliated with a number of professional organizations, including Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association; Kentucky Thoroughbred Association; The Jockey Club; and United States Equestrian Federation. Mr. Bonnie is an advisor to the NTRA/Jockey Club Drug Testing Consortium; he served on the Kentucky Equine Drug Research Council from 2001-2004; he served as the Chairman of the Budget and Finance Committee from 2002-2004; and he is a former member of the University of Kentucky Equine Research Foundation.
Mr. Bonnie is a recipient of the Keene Daingerfield Award for substantial contributions to the education and professionalism of Stewards and Judges by the Equine Industry Program of the University of Louisville. He has also received a Lifetime Achievement Award for the Advancement of Equestrian Sports from the United States Equestrian Federation.