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Paul Mostert, one of the founders of biomechanical research in racehorses, died May 6 in Lexington at the age of 94, according to a story in the Lexington Herald-Leader. Mostert served in the Navy until the end of World War II, and would go on to earn a PhD from Purdue University. As a math teacher at the University of Kansas, he retired to work in biomechanics and will develop 14 software programs using mathematical models of the biomechanics of racehorses. He was president of EQUIX from 1985 to 2003. A grave visit is scheduled for Friday, May 13, at 11:30 a.m. at Lexington Cemetery (United States). In lieu of flowers, his family asked for donations to Rhodes College, where he received his Bachelor’s degree, or to the college of education of one’s choice.
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