A full-day equine educational program, organized and sponsored by the University of Wisconsin-Cooperative Extension Service, will be offered on Saturday, March 5, 2016, at the Kenosha County Center (19600 75th St, Bristol), from 8:30 AM – 3:00 PM
Topics presented will include:
- how to better understand horse behaviors, such as aggression, phobias, and vices;
- horse industry concerns related to the welfare of horses, common practices, and activities; and
- a panel of experts will discuss how to find the right horse for your needs.
Cost prior to February 27: $25/person, $22.50 each/2+ people, $15/youth 18 and under
Cost after February 27: $35/person, $30 each/2+ people, $20/youth 18 and under
Registration fee includes lunch.
For more information, please see the 2016 Stateline Equine Education Program Brochure.
Registration and payment by credit card is available online at http://goo.gl/forms/uUpQMC4umm.
If you have any additional questions, please contact Leigh Presley, Agriculture Educator for Kenosha and Racine Counties UW-Extension, at 262-857-1948 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
About the Speakers:
Dr. Katherine Albro Houpt, PhD, VMD, DACVB received her veterinary degree and also her PhD from the University of Pennsylvania. She is board certified by the American College of Veterinary Behaviorists. An Associate Veterinarian at VCA Cherry Bend Animal Hospital in Traverse City, MI, Dr. Houpt specializes in the treatment of behavior problems of animals, primarily dogs, cats, and horses. She directed the Animal Behavior Clinic and taught at the College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University. Dr. Houpt is the author of many papers and a widely used textbook, Domestic Animal Behavior. She frequently lectures both nationally and internationally.
Tracy A. McGonigle, Esq. has been the Executive Director of The Hooved Animal Humane Society (HAHS) since March 2011. A life-long horse owner and rider, McGonigle has been an attorney for over twenty years, specializing in animal law for over ten years. McGonigle manages a team of roughly 30 humane investigators through the Hooved Animal Humane Society, who investigate an average of 150 annual complaints of hooved animal cruelty and neglect under the Humane Care for Animals Act.